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US appeals court swats Eolas web patents

24-07-2013

Google and Amazon are celebrating after the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed that two controversial patents owned by licensing company Eolas are invalid.

ICANN launches new digital labs to aid engagement

24-07-2013

A new digital platform aimed at increasing community engagement has been launched by ICANN.

Son of T-Rex frontman Marc Bolan files $2m lawsuit against music publisher

24-07-2013

The son of Marc Bolan, the late frontman of British rock band T-Rex, is suing a music producer for more than $2 million amid copyright infringement claims.

USPTO announces departure of general counsel

24-07-2013Movers & Shakers

The chief legal officer at the United States Patent and Trademark Office has announced he will be leaving.

Interpol swoops on global counterfeiters

China, Colombia, Turkey24-07-2013

International police agency Interpol has seized 24 million fake goods in a global crackdown on counterfeiting and illicit trading.

Vogue UDRP leaves WIPO panellists at loggerheads

23-07-2013

Fashion magazine Vogue has failed to transfer a website in a cybersquatting case that provoked a long dissenting opinion from one panellist.

Tunisia joins the Madrid Protocol

Tunisia23-07-2013

Tunisia is set to become the latest country to join the Madrid Protocol for the registration of international trademarks.

Finnish government to vote on citizen recommended copyright reform

Finland23-07-2013

Finland will become the first country in the world to have a governmental vote on changes to copyright law directly demanded by citizens.

Midnight in Paris suit thrown out of court

23-07-2013

A US court has dismissed claims that the film Midnight in Paris infringed the copyright of Requiem for a Nun when it used a famous quote from the cross-genre novel.

McDonald’s thwarts MACDIMSUM trademark bid

Canada22-07-2013

A Canadian businessman who failed to register a trademark because it was deemed to infringe on McDonald’s’ brand has been forced to pay thousands of pounds in legal costs after his appeal was thrown out.

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