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Akerman hires two IP litigators

US16-04-2018Movers & Shakers

Akerman has strengthened its Chicago office with IP litigators Timothy Sendek, the former leader of Lathrop Gage’s IP litigation team, and Darrick Hooker from Lewis Brisbois.

Bruno Mars looks to dismiss ‘Uptown Funk’ lawsuit

US16-04-2018

Singer Bruno Mars and record producer Mark Ronson have agreed with the representatives of 1980s electro-funk band Collage to dismiss a copyright dispute.

Court grants win for music publishers in concert streaming dispute

US13-04-2018Trademarks + Brands Online News

A US court has handed a group of music publishers a victory in their battle with a music concert streaming service.

China to introduce punitive damages for IP infringements

China13-04-2018

China’s State Intellectual Property Office has announced that the country will soon introduce punitive damages for IP infringements in an effort to ensure that offenders pay a “big price”.

Publishers in uphill battle against host of 4m illicit articles

Germany, UK12-04-2018

An academic file-sharing platform is allegedly hosting four million illicit articles despite attempts by publishers to make the site “copyright-compliant”, according to a progress update from a coalition of publishers.

Piracy fell 6% in Spain last year, says LaLiga report

Spain10-04-2018

People in Spain accessed illegal content 4 billion times last year, equating to nearly €21.9 billion in lost revenues, according to Spanish football league LaLiga.

Vietnam streamlines copyright rules with new legislation

Vietnam10-04-2018

Vietnam has introduced new copyright legislation today, with one practitioner in the region saying it is intended to simplify the country’s provisions relating to copyright applications.

EUIPO launches project to boost IP in Southeast Asia

EU, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam10-04-2018

The European Union Intellectual Property Office has launched a four-year project which aims to strengthen IP rights systems in Southeast Asia.

Foley & Lardner completes merger with Gardere

US09-04-2018Movers & Shakers

Foley & Lardner has completed its merger with Gardere Wynne Sewell, bringing the firms’ revenue to $830 million. 

Dismissal requested in Tupac image copyright suit

US06-04-2018

A photographer who accused reality TV personalities Kendall and Kylie Jenner of using his copyright-protected image of late rapper Tupac Shakur has asked for the case to be dismissed.

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