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Jail time for Chinese whisky faker

China29-01-2013

A woman in China has been sentenced to four years in prison and fined £50,000 for selling fake Scotch Whisky.

Man escapes jail in Premier League piracy case

29-01-2013

A British man has escaped jail after a court found he had illegally streamed Premier League football matches and charged customers to watch them.

WTO gives Antigua go-ahead to suspend US copyright

Antigua & Barbuda29-01-2013

The World Trade Organization has given Antigua permission to suspend copyright on US intellectual property as compensation for the US government’s decision to ban offshore gambling.

Sheppard Mullin hires one in LA

28-01-2013Movers & Shakers

Laura Burson has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's IP practice group in Los Angeles.

USITC launches four section 337 investigations

28-01-2013

The US International Trade Commission has voted to launch four section 337 investigations into patent infringement claims made against companies based in the US, China, Taiwan, Germany and Sweden.

Finnish crowdsourcing initiative could lead to copyright changes

Finland28-01-2013

Finnish citizens have been signing a petition proposing a parliament vote which could relax current copyright laws.

Samsung faces new US patent suit

25-01-2013

Samsung is one of 10 electronics companies facing claims that it infringed two patents covering an authentication system for unlocking a mobile device.

IP Translator still a source of confusion

EU, Germany25-01-2013

The German Patent and Trademark Office recently re-confirmed it will not change the way it examines trademark applications in Germany as a result of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s IP Translator ruling, casting further doubt on its application in other national trademark offices and courts.

Baker & McKenzie appoints Rawlinson as London managing partner

25-01-2013Movers & Shakers

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie has appointed IP lawyer Paul Rawlinson as managing partner of its London office.

UK judge delivers computer program ruling

25-01-2013

A judge at The High Court of England & Wales has cleared World Programming (WPL) of infringing the copyright in SAS Institute’s computer programs.

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