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Five minutes with… Anita Shaw, IBM

20-10-2020Muireann Bolger

Ahead of her participation in the inaugural webinar for WIPR Patents Live, Anita Shaw, IP law counsel at IBM explored inventorship and artificial intelligence, the implications for IP and why working in the industry is a privilege.

LSPN Connect: will nationalism block access to a COVID-19 vaccine?

UK20-10-2020Muireann Bolger

As scientists around the globe race to find a vaccine for COVID-19, the big question for many is whether competition between nation-states will interfere with citizens’ access to these life-saving treatments.

Dell, HP and Lenovo named in USITC investigation

20-10-2020Sarah Morgan

The US International Trade Commission will investigate several technology and electronics companies, following a complaint from Koninklijke Philips and its US unit.

USPTO appoints acting policy head

20-10-2020Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

The US Patent and Trademark Office has appointed Mary Critharis as acting chief policy officer and director for international affairs.

Nike takes streetwear brand to court over Dunk shoes

19-10-2020Sarah Morgan

Nike has accused Warren Lotas and his LA streetwear brand of the same name of selling fake versions of Nike Dunk trainers.

NordicTrack accuses Peloton of copying its creations

19-10-2020Sarah Morgan

The company behind home fitness brand NordicTrack has claimed that rival Peloton infringed its patents through the sale of Peloton’s new Bike+ product and continued a “pattern of infringement”.

EUIPO triumphs in trademark battle at EU General Court

EU16-10-2020Muireann Bolger

The European Union Intellectual Property Office has won a trademark case, after the EU General Court upheld its decision to reject an appeal against the registration of a mark by a French clothing company yesterday, October 15.

Visa target accused of ‘duping’ customers with bank logos

Canada15-10-2020Rory O'Neill

Canada-based TD Bank is suing Plaid, a financial services company set to be acquired by Visa, accusing it of duping customers into entering their financial details using TD’s trademarks.

Australia faced with Aboriginal flag decision

Australia15-10-2020Rory O'Neill

An Australian Senate committee has warned the country’s government against seizing the copyright for the Aboriginal flag, saying it would create a “dangerous precedent”.

Barrett offers views on IP during confirmation hearing

15-10-2020Muireann Bolger

US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has added her voice to calls for more clarity regarding patent eligibility following a spate of controversial rulings by the US courts, and has said that Congress would be best placed to assess how copyright law should be applied to new technology.

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