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Bruno Mars looks to dismiss ‘Uptown Funk’ lawsuit

16-04-2018

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

13-04-2018Trademarks + Brands Online News

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

‘Black Friday’ TM lacks distinctiveness in Germany, says trademark office

Germany13-04-2018

The German Patent and Trademark Office has concluded that the term ‘Black Friday’ lacks distinctiveness, in a trademark dispute involving PayPal and a Hong Kong-based company. 

Ford settles patent clash with hybrid vehicle developer

13-04-2018

Hybrid vehicle technology company Paice has settled its patent battle with Ford as part of a licence agreement between the parties.

UKIPO serves up bad news to ‘MasterChef’ TM owner

13-04-2018

The UK Intellectual Property Office has rejected a trademark opposition filed by the production company behind popular TV series “MasterChef”.

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”.

US needs more positive patent dialogue, says Andrei Iancu

12-04-2018Patent News

Andrei Iancu, director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, has said the US must create a more positive dialogue around patents.

Liverpool FC hope to score in TM infringement case

12-04-2018Trademarks News

UK-based Liverpool Football Club is taking on US-based Red Slopes Soccer Foundation in a trademark infringement case.

Publishers in uphill battle against host of 4m illicit articles

Germany12-04-2018

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.

UKIPO puts mattress retailers’ TM dispute to bed

12-04-2018

The UK Intellectual Property Office has dismissed a mattress retailer’s trademark opposition, after finding that its opposition to a competitor’s mark was “untenable”.

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