• Conference report – More Than Just a Game (Maastricht edition)

    Conference report – More Than Just a Game (Maastricht edition)

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/conference-report-more-than-just-game.html Maastricht meets Games … and more! Last week, Maastricht University hosted the on-tour More Than Just a Game (MTJG) conference.  Gathered together at the Aula Hall, researchers and legal professionals who are passionate about the creative industries discussed a number of hot issues, including video game vs. copyright works, games in health... Continue reading

     
  • Book review: Copy This Book – An Artist’s Guide to Copyright

    Book review: Copy This Book – An Artist’s Guide to Copyright

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/book-review-copy-this-book-artists.html Readers will recall [Merpel says, “Or may learn for the first time”] that the IPKat was launched as a teaching aid to share accessible and updated information about intellectual property law. In many regards, author Eric Schrivjer seems to have been driven by the same motivation with ‘Copy this... Continue reading

     
  • Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/never-too-late-if-you-missed-ipkat-last_13.html Catch up with the latest developments in the IP world with the new edition of Never Too Late! Trade Marks GuestKat Nedim Malovic took a look at the recent confirmation from the Swedish Supreme Court that the storage of infringing goods with a view to sell them might trigger both civil... Continue reading

     
  • Book Review: Sterling on World Copyright Law

    Book Review: Sterling on World Copyright Law

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/book-review-sterling-on-world-copyright.html This Kat was delighted to review the 5th Edition of Professor Adrian Sterling’s World Copyright Law, edited by Trevor Cook, with contributions from internationally recognised practitioners and academics. [Patricia Akester, Johanna Gibson, Michael Hart, Sabine Jacques, Phillip Johnson, Stavoula Karapapa, Florian Koempel, Deming Liu, Dinusha Mendis and Jason Raeburn.] This book... Continue reading

     
  • Neymar scores at EU General Court: “Neymar” trade mark declared invalid due to bad faith registration

    Neymar scores at EU General Court: “Neymar” trade mark declared invalid due to bad faith registration

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/neymar-scores-at-eu-general-court.html With an application filed in December 2012 Mr Carlos Moreira sought to register the word mark “Neymar” as an EU trade mark (EUTM) for goods in class 25 (clothing, footwear, headgear) of the Nice Classification. The EUTM was registered and published in 2013. In February 2017, the intervener, Neymar... Continue reading

     
  • U.S. Second Circuit cannot agree on the meaning of ‘volitional conduct’

    U.S. Second Circuit cannot agree on the meaning of ‘volitional conduct’

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/us-second-circuit-cannot-agree-on.html What does ‘volitional conduct’ mean in direct copyright infringement under US law? When the Second Circuit answered this question in April, the panel did not agree on the answer. The IPKat is delighted to host a guest contribution by Katfriend Zachary Wawrzyniakowski, a JD student at Chicago-Kent College of... Continue reading

     
  • UK IPO launches new copyright education resources for schools

    UK IPO launches new copyright education resources for schools

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/uk-ipo-launches-new-copyright-education.html On Monday, the UK IPO launched it’s latest materials aimed at helping teachers to bring copyright education into schools. This Kat is particularly proud of this project, as she was part of the founding team whilst at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) during her PhD... Continue reading

     
  • Italian court confirms that unauthorized use of Audrey Hepburn’s likeness infringes (post mortem) image rights

    Italian court confirms that unauthorized use of Audrey Hepburn’s likeness infringes (post mortem) image rights

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/italian-court-confirms-that.html One of the T-shirts produced by the defendant Italian image rights protection is notoriously quite strong and is also available post mortem. In the latter case, consent to the use of one’s own likeness must be obtained, in the first place, from the person’s spouse and children. An estate... Continue reading

     
  • Sunday Surprises

    Sunday Surprises

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/sunday-surprises_9.html In this week of IP news, we say farewell to a beloved GuestKat, celebrate World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, and have a round-up of upcoming opportunities! Here we go. Thank you Rosie and all the best! The IPKat team is sad to say farewell to GuestKat Rosie Burbidge, who is leaving... Continue reading

     
  • Around the IP blogs!

    Around the IP blogs!

    http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/06/around-ip-blogs_8.html Your weekly tour of the IP blogosphere is here! Highlights this week includes an update on copyright and Brexit, the changes in the payment of government fees to protect IP rights in Venezuela and the pending petition in Ariosa v. Illumina. Copyright The Kluwer Copyright Blog provides an update on Copyright... Continue reading

     
 
 
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