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Webinar: tackling bad faith TMs in China

China29-07-2020Rory O'Neill

Bad faith trademark registrations have long been considered a scourge of the Chinese IP system. But significant progress has been in tackling the problem, according to trademark lawyers at Wanhuida IP.

Blizzard falls short in ‘Overwatch’ TM dispute at UKIPO

28-07-2020Rory O'Neill

Video game publisher Blizzard Entertainment has failed in a trademark opposition at the UK Intellectual Property Office, in a win for software company F5 Networks.

Federal Circuit split over ‘Naked’ condoms

Australia28-07-2020Rory O'Neill

An Australian contraceptive wholesaler has legal standing to challenge a trademark for the ‘Naked’ brand of condoms, the Federal Circuit has ruled.

The Dominican Republic and Saint Kitts and Nevis join TMclass

St. Kitts and Nevis28-07-2020Trademarks News

The National Industrial Property Office of the Dominican Republic (ONAPI) and the IP Office of Saint Kitts and Nevis (IPOSKN) have joined TMclass,

Google accused of ‘Austin Powers’ infringement

28-07-2020Copyright NewsMuireann Bolger

Google is facing a lawsuit from a German citizen for allegedly streaming movies including “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” without his permission.

Commodores win trademark battle at US federal circuit

United States27-07-2020Muireann Bolger

The Commodores Entertainment Corporation (CEC) has won its trademark dispute against one of the original members of the US funk and soul band, the Commodores, after the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled in its favour on 23 July.

IBM hits Zillow with another patent suit

27-07-2020Sarah Morgan

In its second suit filed against Zillow, IBM has accused the real estate database company of escalating its infringing behaviour.

‘Art toy’ maker defends Kit-Kat parody

27-07-2020Rory O'Neill

A graphic designer has sued US chocolate maker The Hershey Company, seeking a court declaration that his ‘art toys’ do not infringe the company’s trademarks.

Mexico’s ‘unsalvageable’ copyright law threatens democracy, warns EFF

Canada, Mexico27-07-2020Sarah Morgan

A collection of public interest organisations have claimed that Mexico’s new copyright regime is harming fundamental human rights and needs to be challenged. 

Koss sues Apple, Bose over ‘pioneering’ headphone tech

24-07-2020Rory O'Neill

Headphone maker Koss is suing companies including Apple, Bose, and Skullcandy for allegedly infringing patents covering key elements of commonplace wireless headphone technology.

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