NEW YEAR BOOST FOR THE PUBLIC DOMAIN NEW YEAR BOOST FOR THE PUBLIC DOMAIN Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:23:00 Rating: 5
GOING DOWN IN HISTORY GOING DOWN IN HISTORY Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 01:37:00 Rating: 5

OPEN ALL HOURS

Don’t those plucky people at the Patent Office ever take a holiday? Like the IPKat, they’ve been hard at work and today they’ve posted the n...
- 15:30:00
OPEN ALL HOURS OPEN ALL HOURS Reviewed by Unknown on 15:30:00 Rating: 5
NEW DOG ON GUARD, SO TAKE CARE HOW YOU COMMUNICATE NEW DOG ON GUARD, SO TAKE CARE HOW YOU COMMUNICATE Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:53:00 Rating: 5
CANADIAN LIBERAL CANDIDATE ILLIBERAL WHEN IT COMES TO PARODISTS CANADIAN LIBERAL CANDIDATE ILLIBERAL WHEN IT COMES TO PARODISTS Reviewed by Unknown on 02:45:00 Rating: 5
FRENCH AUTHOR FINDS SOMETHING FISHY ABOUT DISNEY’S NEMO FRENCH AUTHOR FINDS SOMETHING FISHY ABOUT DISNEY’S NEMO Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:19:00 Rating: 5
CHILDREN’S PHOTOS? ONLY KIDDING CHILDREN’S PHOTOS? ONLY KIDDING Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 02:03:00 Rating: 5

WHAT'S THE SECRET?

BBC reports that Celebrity biographer Cliff Goodwin hoped to release his book Catherine Zeta Jones: The Biography in time for Christmas. How...
- 01:08:00
WHAT'S THE SECRET? WHAT'S THE SECRET? Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:08:00 Rating: 5

POP GOES THE TRADE MARK

The BBC reports that the pop star Robbie Williams has registered his name as a trade mark for “goods ranging from videos and CDs to crayons...
- 20:12:00
POP GOES THE TRADE MARK POP GOES THE TRADE MARK Reviewed by Unknown on 20:12:00 Rating: 5

UP AGAINST THE WAL-MART

Never having shopped at Wal-Mart, the IPKat prefers to send his human owners out to do his shopping for him. Nonetheless his whiskers are se...
- 01:45:00
UP AGAINST THE WAL-MART UP AGAINST THE WAL-MART Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:45:00 Rating: 5
IT’S NOT JUST CHRISTMAS DAY … IT’S NOT JUST CHRISTMAS DAY … Reviewed by Jeremy on 23:28:00 Rating: 5
NON-DENOMINATIONAL SEASONAL GREETINGS NON-DENOMINATIONAL SEASONAL GREETINGS Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 16:30:00 Rating: 5

THE SOURCE 2

Founded in 1887, Simpson Grierson is one of New Zealand's leading law firms, with 170 lawyers and a substantial, thriving intellectual p...
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THE SOURCE 2 THE SOURCE 2 Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:29:00 Rating: 5

THE SOURCE 1

On 22 December the IPKat reported on Eminem’s success in blocking the release of one of his early recordings in The Source . Now mtv.com ha...
- 02:22:00
THE SOURCE 1 THE SOURCE 1 Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:22:00 Rating: 5

COPYRIGHT FOR BIRD-BRAINS

The BBC reports that shoppers in Wakefield, Yorkshire have had the dubious pleasure of some rather unusual motivational “music” as they fin...
- 02:13:00
COPYRIGHT FOR BIRD-BRAINS COPYRIGHT FOR BIRD-BRAINS Reviewed by Unknown on 02:13:00 Rating: 5
MATTEL BURY GHOST OF 1964 BARBIE SETTLEMENT MATTEL BURY GHOST OF 1964 BARBIE SETTLEMENT Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:13:00 Rating: 5
DeCSS LEGAL SAYS NORWEGIAN COURT DeCSS LEGAL SAYS NORWEGIAN COURT Reviewed by Unknown on 01:55:00 Rating: 5

TIME TO BE AN INFRINGER

The Register reports that i-Desk Solutions , a British company that builds computers into desks, has won an injunction against Time Computer...
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TIME TO BE AN INFRINGER TIME TO BE AN INFRINGER Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:41:00 Rating: 5
US DECISION TAKES A (DOWN)LOAD OFF ISPS' MINDS US DECISION TAKES A (DOWN)LOAD OFF ISPS' MINDS Reviewed by Unknown on 00:06:00 Rating: 5
BRITISH GAS BLAMES DATA PROTECTION ACT AS COUPLE DIE AFTER GAS IS CUT OFF BRITISH GAS BLAMES DATA PROTECTION ACT AS COUPLE DIE AFTER GAS IS CUT OFF Reviewed by Unknown on 23:39:00 Rating: 5
FORMERLY ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT STAR SAVED BY THE COURT FORMERLY ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT STAR SAVED BY THE COURT Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:09:00 Rating: 5
KAZAA NOT LIABLE FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT SAYS DUTCH SUPREME COURT KAZAA NOT LIABLE FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT SAYS DUTCH SUPREME COURT Reviewed by Unknown on 02:07:00 Rating: 5
MILL CHUCK PATENT: JUDGE WON’T CHUCK OUT DEFENDANT’S APPLICATION MILL CHUCK PATENT: JUDGE WON’T CHUCK OUT DEFENDANT’S APPLICATION Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 02:45:00 Rating: 5
NON-CONVENTIONAL TRADE MARKS AND COMMUNITY LAW NON-CONVENTIONAL TRADE MARKS AND COMMUNITY LAW Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 12:12:00 Rating: 5
THREE MORE SAUSAGE NAMES ATTAIN PROTECTED STATUS THREE MORE SAUSAGE NAMES ATTAIN PROTECTED STATUS Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:16:00 Rating: 5
REPUTATION AND TRUST SELLS THE GOODS REPUTATION AND TRUST SELLS THE GOODS Reviewed by Unknown on 02:16:00 Rating: 5

DOUWE STIRS UP COFFEE ROW

The IPKat has received further word on the Advocate General's Opinion in Douwe Egberts NV v Westrom Pharma NV, Souranis Christophe and F...
- 01:03:00
DOUWE STIRS UP COFFEE ROW DOUWE STIRS UP COFFEE ROW Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:03:00 Rating: 5
BUT WILL THEY HAVE TEN GREEN BOTTLES? BUT WILL THEY HAVE TEN GREEN BOTTLES? Reviewed by Unknown on 00:56:00 Rating: 5
ANOTHER ANTI-PATENT RANT: WHAT GOOD DOES IT SERVE? ANOTHER ANTI-PATENT RANT: WHAT GOOD DOES IT SERVE? Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:56:00 Rating: 5

GUIDELINES BY DESIGN

OHIM has brought the European Community Design Examination Guidelines into force . The Guidelines are designed to explain how the Communit...
- 00:52:00
GUIDELINES BY DESIGN GUIDELINES BY DESIGN Reviewed by Unknown on 00:52:00 Rating: 5
NEW SOUND BUT SAME OLD STORY: ISRAELI, SAUDI COMPANIES FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO CONTROL THE ROTANA TRADE MARK NEW SOUND BUT SAME OLD STORY: ISRAELI, SAUDI COMPANIES FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO CONTROL THE ROTANA TRADE MARK Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:57:00 Rating: 5
WHAT GOES DOWN MUSTN'T COME UP SAYS CANADIAN COPYRIGHT BOARD WHAT GOES DOWN MUSTN'T COME UP SAYS CANADIAN COPYRIGHT BOARD Reviewed by Unknown on 01:48:00 Rating: 5
NEITHER SNOT NOR SPINACH NEITHER SNOT NOR SPINACH Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 01:31:00 Rating: 5

MOCK THE MONOGRAM?

Mock the Monogram, argues fashionUK . The site berates the ubiquity of the Louis Vuitton logo, present on every celebrity’s luggage, and pro...
- 20:34:00
MOCK THE MONOGRAM? MOCK THE MONOGRAM? Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 20:34:00 Rating: 5
SNAP! SAYS SINGAPORE COMPANY TO LACOSTE SNAP! SAYS SINGAPORE COMPANY TO LACOSTE Reviewed by Unknown on 03:02:00 Rating: 5
"QUICK" MAY NOT BE DESCRIPTIVE OF PRODUCTS PRODUCED SLOWLY, BUT CFI STILL REJECTS APPLICATION "QUICK" MAY NOT BE DESCRIPTIVE OF PRODUCTS PRODUCED SLOWLY, BUT CFI STILL REJECTS APPLICATION Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:41:00 Rating: 5
TRUSTY THE TRAFFIC LIGHT NOT INFRINGED BY ‘DREAM STREET’ CHARACTERS TRUSTY THE TRAFFIC LIGHT NOT INFRINGED BY ‘DREAM STREET’ CHARACTERS Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:23:00 Rating: 5
PUTTING THE BOOT IN: DOC MARTENS FLATTEN LOGO COPYRIGHT ASSIGNEES PUTTING THE BOOT IN: DOC MARTENS FLATTEN LOGO COPYRIGHT ASSIGNEES Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 13:55:00 Rating: 5
DOES PROGRAMME NAME-CHANGE DEFAME PARTICIPANT? DOES PROGRAMME NAME-CHANGE DEFAME PARTICIPANT? Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:40:00 Rating: 5

DIAL S FOR SPY

The New York Times reports on the growing apprehensiveness towards camera phones. The fear is that they will be used to invade the privacy ...
- 01:35:00
DIAL S FOR SPY DIAL S FOR SPY Reviewed by Unknown on 01:35:00 Rating: 5

CONGRATULATIONS JEREMY

I'd like to say a big well done to my IPKat partner, Jeremy, whose book - Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy - is being launched today....
- 11:35:00
CONGRATULATIONS JEREMY CONGRATULATIONS JEREMY Reviewed by Unknown on 11:35:00 Rating: 5
YET ANOTHER UNTRANSLATED ECJ CASE YET ANOTHER UNTRANSLATED ECJ CASE Reviewed by Unknown on 11:01:00 Rating: 5

FROM HERE TO MATERNITY

The IPKat, while scouring the web, found this rather odd little registry decision . Casa Damiani applied to register its international regis...
- 03:06:00
FROM HERE TO MATERNITY FROM HERE TO MATERNITY Reviewed by Unknown on 03:06:00 Rating: 5
TRADE MARKS HEARING OFFICER SHOWS HOW TO MAKE NO-ONE HAPPY TRADE MARKS HEARING OFFICER SHOWS HOW TO MAKE NO-ONE HAPPY Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:29:00 Rating: 5
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