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UK MPs demand music streaming overhaul

UK15-07-2021Rory O'Neill

A group of MPs have called for an overhaul of the UK’s rules on music streaming, which they found is delivering “pitiful” returns to artists.

Federal Circuit partly reopens PlayStation patent suit

14-07-2021Alex Baldwin

Sony will have to defend its PlayStation 4 console from US patent infringement claims at district court proceedings, following a US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision to partly revisit the case.

UKIPO launches digital IP renewal service

UK14-07-2021Alex Baldwin

The UK Intellectual Property Office has launched a new digital IP renewal service today that promises to cut the time to renew IP rights from five days to five minutes.

EU Commission to tackle ‘inefficient’ SEP licensing system

EU14-07-2021Muireann Bolger

The European Commission is to unveil potential new regulation and/or a directive on standard-essential patents, after it criticised the present licensing system for its lack of transparency, unpredictability and inefficiency.

Huawei and Verizon resolve patent suits

China13-07-2021Muireann Bolger

Huawei Technologies has settled its patent dispute with US tech company Verizon Communications after it filed two lawsuits alleging that patents covering computer networking, the downloading of security, and video communications had been infringed.

Boohoo fails to strike out ‘Boo London’ mark

UK13-07-2021Alex Baldwin

Boohoo has failed to convince the UK Intellectual Property Office that a designer’s ‘Boo London’ trademark application could be confused with Boohoo’s branding.

Lawyers hail USPTO’s bid to resolve patent eligibility muddle

13-07-2021Muireann Bolger

IP lawyers have welcomed the US Patent and Trademark Office’s call for comments on patent eligibility laws in the wake of concerns that controversial rulings over the past decade have negatively affected innovation.

Oracle sues NEC for copyright infringement, breach of contract

12-07-2021Alex Baldwin

Oracle has sued tech giant NEC of America in federal court for allegedly infringing copyrights and breaching a licence agreement related to its flagship database management software.

Biden executive order calls for SEP revision

12-07-2021Muireann Bolger

The Biden administration has issued a sweeping executive order to spur competition in the US economy, which provides a significant boost to the licensees of standard-essential patents.

Delhi High Court creates new IP division

India12-07-2021Rory O'Neill

The Delhi High Court has created a specialised IP division that will help replace a defunct appellate board, criticised for its ineffectiveness.

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