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China vows to lower threshold for IP infringement

China26-11-2019Rory O'Neill

China has committed to further increasing penalties for IP infringement, as the government aims to finalise a trade deal with the US.

Kylie Minogue decor brand loses copyright claim

25-11-2019Rory O'Neill

The fabrics company behind the Kylie Minogue At Home range, has failed to convince a UK IP court that celebrity Caprice Bourret’s brand copied its designs.

USPTO refuses Drake’s ‘THC’ warning label TM

Canada25-11-2019Rory O'Neill

Canadian singer Drake has failed in his bid to register Canada’s legal cannabis health warning as a US trademark.

BMW facing lawsuit over hybrid engine tech

25-11-2019Sarah Morgan

A US-based maker of hybrid engine technology and a Baltimore-based charity have accused BMW of infringing patents.

Fed Circuit vacates VirnetX $503m patent win against Apple

25-11-2019Sarah Morgan

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a jury’s calculation that Apple award VirnetX $503 million in damages late last week.

Barnes & Thornburg adds brand protection partner to LA office

22-11-2019Movers & ShakersSaman Javed

US-based firm Barnes & Thornburg has hired a partner to its IP practice in Los Angeles.

Photographer says Pinterest encourages copyright infringement

22-11-2019Rory O'Neill

Award-winning US photographer Harold Davis is suing the online social media platform Pinterest, alleging that it knowingly made copyright-protected photos available to its users.

India inks PPH agreement with Japan

India, Japan22-11-2019Saman Javed

India has adopted the Patent Prosecution Highway programme, under which it has inked its first agreement with Japan’s patent office.

Munchkin did not copy Shnuggle baby bath designs, court rules

22-11-2019Rory O'Neill

Baby bath maker Shnuggle has been handed a defeat by the English High Court, which dismissed a design infringement suit against rival company Munchkin.

Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ faces more infringement claims

22-11-2019Saman Javed

Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” is at the centre of another copyright infringement complaint, this time by a California-based songwriter who is suing the singer for $42 million.

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