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Epic settles with games tester who leaked Fortnite details on Twitter

16-12-2019Saman Javed

The makers of popular video game, Fortnite, have settled with a user experience tester who was found to have leaked trade secrets concerning the latest edition of the game.

Beer brewer accuses competitor of infringing ‘Easy Peasy’ trademark

16-12-2019Saman Javed

A collective of breweries has taken action against a competitor for selling beer which allegedly infringes its trademark.

Vera Lynn blocks TM for her name at UKIPO

16-12-2019Rory O'Neill

British singer Vera Lynn has won an opposition at the UK Intellectual Property Office, which held that an application to register her name as a trademark was filed in bad faith.

Taylor Swift calls for music industry reform amid copyright battle

13-12-2019Rory O'Neill

Taylor Swift is exercising her synchronisation licensing rights to block unauthorised use of her music amid an ongoing struggle for control of her work, the US pop star has said.

EU General Court rejects Super Bock Group TM appeal

EU, Poland, Portugal13-12-2019Saman Javed

Portuguese beer maker Super Bock Group has failed to stop the registration of a trademark which it said would infringe one of its own.

Ninth Circuit asked to weigh in on ‘The Shape of Water’ copyright suit

13-12-2019Rory O'Neill

The estate of the late US playwright Paul Zindel has urged the Ninth Circuit to revive a copyright infringement suit against the producers of 2017 Academy Award winner “The Shape of Water”.

US court cancels Sturgis Motorcycle Rally TM after Walmart dispute

13-12-2019Saman Javed

A US district court has ruled that a trademark owned by the organisers of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the word ‘Sturgis’ is invalid.

Daimler agrees to SEP mediation with Nokia

Germany12-12-2019Rory O'Neill

German carmaker Daimler has agreed to enter mediation with Nokia with a view to ending its standard-essential patent licensing dispute.

EU General Court bars ‘marijuana’ TMs

EU12-12-2019Rory O'Neill

The EU General Court has ruled today, December 12 that EU trademarks containing the term ‘marijuana’ cannot be registered because they are “contrary to public policy”.

Pow! Entertainment targets online counterfeiters over ‘Stan Lee’ TMs

12-12-2019Saman Javed

Pow! Entertainment is taking legal action to combat online counterfeiters who allegedly use its ‘Stan Lee’ trademarks to sell counterfeit merchandise.

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