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German file-sharing site owner pays the penalty

Germany07-05-2013

The former operator of German file-sharing site torrent.to has been sentenced to three years and ten months in prison, in one of the harshest sentences for copyright infringement in the country to date.

INTA 2013: sidestepping social media problems

US06-05-2013

Brand owners heard how to deal with problems related to social media websites at the International Trademark Association annual meeting in Dallas.

INTA 2013: lessons on protecting fluid trademarks

US06-05-2013

Protecting fluid trademarks, variants of original marks with a different appearance, was the topic of an interactive panel discussion at the INTA annual meeting in Dallas.

US government attacks Ukraine piracy response

Ukraine, US02-05-2013

The Ukrainian government’s response to online piracy and other IP infringement deteriorated severely in 2012, according to the US government.

UK government wants to criminalise design copying

UK01-05-2013

The British government is planning to criminalise the “deliberate” copying of registered EU and UK designs, according to an official document.

Pirate Party squeezes into Iceland parliament

Iceland29-04-2013

The Icelandic Pirate Party has been elected to the country’s parliament, the Althing, after narrowly securing the requisite 5 percent of the vote.

Linklaters adds IP partner in Brussels

Belgium29-04-2013Movers & Shakers

Linklaters has elevated of its 24 lawyers to partner in 13 jurisdictions across 11 areas of practice, including Brussels-based IP lawyer Pieter Van Den Broecke.

World IP Day 2013 lands with a splash

26-04-2013

April 26 is the 13th annual World Intellectual Property Day. Designated by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2000, World IP Day aims to increase the general understanding of IP while celebrating innovation and creativity.

Enterprise reform bill comes into law

UK26-04-2013

The UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill has been given Royal Assent, bringing several changes to UK copyright law.

German parliament asks for curb on software patents

Germany25-04-2013

The German Bundestag (parliament) has filed a joint motion urging the German government to limit the grant of software patents.

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