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Dr Wolff can’t block CBD haircare brand

UK02-09-2020Rory O'Neill

German cosmetics manufacturer Dr August Wolff has failed to block a UK trademark covering a range of cannabidiol-infused hair products.

Bytedance wins ownership of infringing TikTok domain

Ukraine02-09-2020Rory O'Neill

TikTok owner Bytedance has won control of an infringing domain hosted in Ukraine, after a decision from the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Disney fails to sink 'Pirates’ infringement suit

01-09-2020Copyright NewsMuireann Bolger

Walt Disney has been unsuccessful in its bid to persuade the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to consider revoking the revival of a lawsuit that claims it stole elements of an earlier screenplay.

Australian banks bar blockchain company from using trademark

Australia01-09-2020Muireann Bolger

In a victory for the Reserve Bank of Australia, a court today blocked a US blockchain company Ripple from using a trademark for advertising its payments platform in the country.

Fed Circuit overturns inventorship ruling in Cisco suit

01-09-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has concluded that a Massachusetts court was wrong to find that automation company Egenera couldn’t re-add an inventor to its patent after Cisco had the patent invalidated. 

Tech companies challenge ‘unlawful’ IPR rule

01-09-2020Rory O'Neill

Major tech companies including Apple and Google are challenging the US Patent and Trademark Office on a rule limiting the availability of patent reviews.

LSPN Connect: commercialising university tech

28-08-2020Rory O'Neill

Successful commercialisation of academic innovation relies upon a close relationship between technology transfer offices and the institution’s outside counsel, LSPN Connect heard yesterday.

Twelve more law firms pledge to tackle career barriers for BAME lawyers

International28-08-2020Muireann Bolger

A dozen law firms, including Baker McKenzie and Bird & Bird, have pledged to tackle the career obstacles faced by black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers, by signing a Race Fairness Commitment.

Foxconn breached Microsoft patent contract, rules judge

27-08-2020Rory O'Neill

A California federal judge has ruled in favour of Microsoft in a lawsuit against Foxconn over unpaid patent royalties.

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