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UK government defends patent box

EU27-03-2014

The UK government department that implemented a tax break for patentees has dismissed claims from the European Commission that it could be in violation of European Union regulations.

Suspected counterfeiters arrested in UK raids

27-03-2014

A UK police team dedicated to fighting IP crime has uncovered a suspected criminal gang believed to be importing and selling a range of counterfeit items.

Welcome to the TBO monthly newsletter

27-03-2014

Welcome to Trademarks & Brands Online, the new name for Trademarks Brands and the Internet.

3D technology company files multiple patent lawsuit in US

US27-03-2014

A US company that licenses three-dimensional technology used in cinemas has filed a patent lawsuit against two other companies in the industry.

CJEU rules ISPs can be told to block access to websites

EU27-03-2014

Internet Service Providers can be forced to block access to websites that infringe copyright, and blocking orders are compatible with European Union law, Europe’s highest court has ruled.

US customs seize counterfeit goods totalling $1 billion

US26-03-2014

US border officials carried out more than 24,000 seizures of counterfeit and pirated goods valued at more than $1 billion in the 12 months to October 2013, official figures show.

Spherix accuses Cisco of “immense” patent infringement

US26-03-2014

IP development company Spherix Incorporated has filed a lawsuit against technology company Cisco Systems asserting a series of patents in a lucrative portfolio it acquired last year.

Surge in Google takedown requests

US26-03-2014

The number of takedown requests sent to Google asking for the removal of infringing content has shot up by 711,887 percent in four years, a report claims.

OHIM hosts conference to fight piracy in sport

EU26-03-2014

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and Europol have organised a conference to tackle counterfeiting and piracy in sport.

European Commission defends ‘patent box’ probe

EU26-03-2014

The European Commission has defended its probe into schemes offering tax breaks for patentees, claiming they could benefit “highly mobile businesses” without triggering additional research and development activity.

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