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MBHB forms high-tech litigation group, hires six

08-10-2019Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff has added a team of six attorneys in Austin, Texas as it launches its transactions and high tech litigation strategy practice group.

Land Rover fails to secure TMs for 3D vehicle models

08-10-2019Sarah Morgan

The UK Intellectual Property Office has mostly refused car maker Jaguar Land Rover’s attempts to register six trademarks consisting of 3D shapes of Land Rover models.

Nike calls out Skechers over strategic ‘copying’

07-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Nike has doubled down in its efforts to hold shoemaker Skechers accountable for what it says is a strategy of copying competitors’ designs, by filing a third pending lawsuit between the two companies.

Lil Nas X, Cardi B named in ‘Rodeo’ infringement suit

07-10-2019Rory O'Neill

US rapper Lil Nas X must fend off another copyright lawsuit, months after he was sued over alleged infringement in his song “Carry On”.

Tokio Marine Kiln appoints IP head

07-10-2019Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

Insurance company Tokio Marine Kiln has promoted Aoife Woulfe to the newly-created role of head of IP.

SCOTUS to hear oral arguments over USPTO attorneys’ fees

07-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The US Supreme Court will today, October 7 hear oral arguments in a dispute over whether the US Patent and Trademark Office can seek an award of its attorneys’ fees irrespective of the result of a case.

PTAB denies PayPal IPR of Ioengine patent

07-10-2019Saman Javed

The US Patent Trial and Appeal Board has denied PayPal’s request for an inter partes review of a patent, finding that the online payment company has substantial links to another company which is already challenging the patent.

Michael Best adds senior counsel to IP group in North Carolina

04-10-2019Movers & ShakersSaman Javed

Michael Best has expanded its IP practice Group in North Carolina with the addition of a senior counsel.

CJEU rules takedown orders can apply outside EU

EU04-10-2019Rory O'Neil

A ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in a defamation case involving Facebook is set to have significant ramifications for EU copyright law.

Woman tells UKIPO to catch up with the times after it rejects ‘queer’ TM

04-10-2019Saman Javed

A woman is campaigning for the UK Intellectual Property Office to update its policy after she was denied a trademark which contained the word “queer”.

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