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Star Trek writer ‘aped’ author’s work, says Dr Seuss estate

08-08-2019Sarah Morgan

Comic book “Oh, The Places You’ll Boldly Go!” has “aped the purpose” of late children’s author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geise’s work and is not protected by the fair use doctrine, according to his estate.

Levi Strauss and YSL settle ‘tab’ dispute

08-08-2019Saman Javed

Levi Strauss and fashion house Yves Saint Laurent have entered into a settlement, ending a trademark infringement dispute between the parties.

EUIPO sides with GoPro in trademark opposition

EU08-08-2019Saman Javed

GoPro has been successful in its bid to stop a Chinese competitor from registering a trademark at the European Intellectual Property Office.

Oppo hoovers up more telecoms patents with Intel and Ericsson deals

International08-08-2019Sarah Morgan

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo Electronics has signed patent agreements with Intel and Ericsson, as it seeks to bolster its telecommunications portfolio.

Copyright holders submit anti-piracy ideas to US government

07-08-2019Saman Javed

Movie studios, TV networks and radio stations have sent comments to the US Department of Commerce on how the government can help curb online piracy.

Amazon’s Echo infringes ‘voice search’ patents, claims suit

07-08-2019Saman Javed

A US-based IP licensing company has filed a complaint against Amazon, claiming that Amazon’s Echo, and its incorporated voice assistant Alexa, infringes two of its patents.

Japan’s FTC investigates claims Apple demanded IP from parts makers

Japan07-08-2019Saman Javed

Japan’s Fair Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether Apple abused its position of power to violate anti-monopoly rules and gain IP free of charge.

Supermac’s win eats further into McDonald’s TMs

EU, Ireland07-08-2019Sarah Morgan

McDonald’s monopoly over the ‘Mc’ trademark for food and drink has been reduced, with the EU Intellectual Property Office handing a partial victory to Irish fast-food chain Supermac’s.

Singapore and WIPO unite to lower copyright dispute costs

Singapore07-08-2019Sarah Morgan

In a bid to strengthen Singapore’s position as the region’s alternative dispute resolution hub, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore is collaborating with the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Musicians file amicus brief in support of Led Zeppelin

07-08-2019Saman Javed

A group of more than 100 songwriters, composers and musicians have filed an amicus brief in support of Led Zeppelin in a copyright infringement case involving the 1971 hit “Stairway to Heaven”.

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