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Safe harbour system ‘unbalanced’, says US Copyright Office

22-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Copyright Office has concluded that the safe harbour provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is “out of sync” with Congress’ intent.

Oscars organisers denied copyright for statuette logo

20-05-2020Rory O'Neill

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been refused copyright protection for its logo featuring the Oscar statuette.

Illegal streaming links ‘treble’ during lockdown

19-05-2020Rory O'Neill

A UK trade organisation representing copyright owners has claimed that the number of illegal streaming links online has trebled during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown.

Google, Apple, and Alibaba named in video game clone suit

18-05-2020Rory O'Neill

One of the world’s biggest video game developers has sued Google, Apple, and an Alibaba company for copyright infringement over an alleged “clone” of Ubisoft’s “Rainbow Six: Siege”.

English court steps in to defend UK sovereignty

15-05-2020Rory O'Neill

The English Court of Appeal has blocked a US software company from looking to enforce a California court’s order against a UK rival, on the grounds that it infringed British sovereignty.

Toys R Us escapes IP suit at Fed Circuit

15-05-2020Sarah Morgan

In a victory for toy shop Toys R Us, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected an appeal from toymaker Lanard Toys, which asked the court to find that Toys R US had infringed its IP.

Haynes and Boone hires former Time Warner TM counsel

13-05-2020Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

Haynes and Boone has strengthened its trademark practice with the addition of Erin Hennessy as a partner in New York. 

Aon launches $100m IP underwriting platform

International12-05-2020Rory O'Neill

London-based financial services company Aon has launched what it calls the largest IP underwriting platform in the world, offering indemnity up to a primary limit of $100 million.

UKIPO extends ‘interrupted days’; Fed Circuit increases phone hearings

Australia12-05-2020Sarah Morgan

IP offices and courts around the world are updating measures aimed at minimising disruption as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 

WIPO appoints IPOS chief as next leader

International, Singapore, Switzerland11-05-2020Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

Daren Tang, the current head of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, has officially been appointed to lead the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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