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SCOTUS agrees to hear copyright registration clash


The US Supreme Court is set to clarify whether copyright protection must be registered or merely applied for before suing for infringement, after agreeing to hear Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp v yesterday.

Ed Sheeran hit with $100m suit over Marvin Gaye song

US29-06-2018Copyright News

UK singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has been accused of copying parts of Marvin Gaye’s 1973 hit song “Let’s Get It On”.

Elon Musk in copyright spat over flatulent unicorn


A gassy unicorn is this week at the centre of a copyright dispute involving entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is well-known for his development of electric vehicles at Tesla.

China claims it ‘effectively’ protects IP: government report

China, International28-06-2018

Since acceding to the World Trade Organization in 2001, China has “lived up to its responsibility as a major country” by “effectively” protecting IP rights, according to a report from China’s State Council Information Office.

Hong Kong men arrested for World Cup re-broadcasting

Hong Kong25-06-2018Trademarks + Brands Online News

Hong Kong customs has arrested two men and seized approximately HK$20,000 ($2,549) of illegal re-broadcasting equipment following an anti-piracy operation.

Director targets Disney’s ‘Inside Out’ in copyright suit

Canada, US22-06-2018

A film director has filed a copyright lawsuit against entertainment companies Disney and Pixar after he noticed “striking similarities” between a short film he created at college and their 2015 animation film “Inside Out”.

Warner Bros sued over ‘Westworld’ game


Video game publisher Bethesda took Warner Bros to court yesterday over a “blatant rip-off” of “Fallout”, one of Bethesda’s games.

Teradata accuses German rival of stealing trade secrets

US21-06-2018Copyright News

Teradata, a database management system and analytics services company, has accused a Germany-based competitor of stealing trade secrets.

EU takes step closer to passing copyright directive


The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee voted in favour of the draft directive hoped to modernise copyright rules in the EU yesterday, June 20.

Sculptor Anish Kapoor accuses NRA of copyright infringement

UK, US20-06-2018

British sculptor Anish Kapoor has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the US National Rifle Association after it featured one of his sculptures in a video which, he claimed, calls for “armed violence”.

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