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Chinese ‘e-mall’ shut down amid copyright concerns

China05-11-2013

A newly opened online shopping forum launched by a Chinese search engine has been shut down within 24-hours after being caught up in a copyright storm.

Ascending clock to separate gTLD applicants

05-11-2013

An ‘ascending clock’ auctioning model will decide who will own the generic top-level domains left in direct contention, according to ICANN.

Rockstar files lawsuit against Google and smartphone makers

04-11-2013

The Rockstar Consortium, backed by technology companies including Apple and Microsoft, has sued Google and several smartphone makers claiming infringement in the US.

Zynga scores partial victory over Mattel in Scrabble battle

04-11-2013

An imitation of popular word play game Scrabble did not infringe on trademarks belonging to the original game but will have to change part of its logo, a UK court has ruled.

Samsung extends Nokia patent licence agreement for five years

Finland, South Korea04-11-2013

On November 4, Nokia announced that Samsung has extended a patent licence agreement between the companies for five years.

Antigua to go ahead with US IP rights suspension

Antigua & Barbuda01-11-2013

A governmental committee in Antigua and Barbuda has said it is continuing its plans to suspend US intellectual property rights.

UK gives musicians 20 more years’ copyright

01-11-2013

The UK has extended the term of copyright protecting sound recordings and performers’ rights from 50 to 70 years after a recording is published.

Famous Four Media to fight for .sport gTLD

International01-11-2013

Domain company Famous Four Media has suffered a setback in its attempt to host a sport-related generic top-level domain, but has vowed to fight on.

Fed Circuit vacates “prejudicial” ruling in cargo case

01-11-2013

The US Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit has remanded a case to the Patent and Trial Appeal Board after examiners were “plainly prejudicial” to one party.

ICANN urged to rule on .llp “breach”

31-10-2013

ICANN is being urged to clarify whether an applicant for the .llp generic top-level domain would be breaking any rules by restricting the suffix to US customers.

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