COPYRIGHT BODIES PREPARE TO LOCK HORNS <strong>COPYRIGHT BODIES PREPARE TO LOCK HORNS</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:52:00 Rating: 5
COURT OF APPEAL TAKES ITS PICK <strong>COURT OF APPEAL TAKES ITS PICK</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 01:36:00 Rating: 5

THE TWEENIES STRIKE BACK

Yesterday The Daily Telegraph reported that the BBC was coming under fire from the Food Commission for allowing popular, clean-living child...
- 11:59:00
THE TWEENIES STRIKE BACK <strong>THE TWEENIES STRIKE BACK</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:59:00 Rating: 5
COPYRIGHT WORK CREATED BY ACCIDENT <strong>COPYRIGHT WORK CREATED BY ACCIDENT</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 22:27:00 Rating: 5

"VOTE - OR THE BEANZ GET IT"

Writing in The Daily Telegraph today, Campaign editor Caroline Marshall identifies a leitmotiv in Heinz's brand marketing: the endangere...
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"VOTE - OR THE BEANZ GET IT" <strong>"VOTE - OR THE BEANZ GET IT"</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 12:11:00 Rating: 5

OCH AYE THE NO

The BBC reports that it has conclusive proof that the Loch Ness monster does not exist. This got the IPKat to thinking (after rejoicing – la...
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OCH AYE THE NO <strong>OCH AYE THE NO</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 00:38:00 Rating: 5

OBELIX BAR BRAWL IN PORTUGAL

The subscription service World Trademark Law Report has recently brought news of a colourful little spat in the Portuguese courts between F...
- 15:38:00
OBELIX BAR BRAWL IN PORTUGAL <strong>OBELIX BAR BRAWL IN PORTUGAL</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:38:00 Rating: 5

MICROSOFT PATENT CASE

Earlier this month, Microsoft lost in the pre-trial stage of a lawsuit brought against it in the Northern California District Court by In...
- 15:08:00
MICROSOFT PATENT CASE <strong>MICROSOFT PATENT CASE</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 15:08:00 Rating: 5

HAVE A BREAK CASE GOES TO ECJ

Société des Produits Nestlé SA v Mars UK Ltd is the latest UK trade marks case to go to the European Court of Justice ( ECJ ) in Luxembourg...
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HAVE A BREAK CASE GOES TO ECJ <strong>HAVE A BREAK CASE GOES TO ECJ</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 00:48:00 Rating: 5

TOP 100 BRANDS

Interbrand and Business Week have published their list of the top 100 most valuable brands of 2003 . The rankings were based on projected pr...
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TOP 100 BRANDS <strong>TOP 100 BRANDS</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 18:15:00 Rating: 5
IPKAT GUEST BLOGGER OF THE MONTH <strong>IPKAT GUEST BLOGGER OF THE MONTH</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 07:26:00 Rating: 5

NEW GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

The following products have been registered as protected geographical indications by the European Commission recently:  Molise (Italy)...
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NEW GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS <strong>NEW GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 23:58:00 Rating: 5
BECKHAM AND HULK RISE BUT ROYALS FALL <strong>BECKHAM AND HULK RISE BUT ROYALS FALL</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 21:56:00 Rating: 5

RUM RUMPUS IN BRITISH PUBS

UK public house chain JD Wetherspoon , the ninth-fastest growing company in Europe, has shocked the world’s Bacardi and Coke drinkers by ins...
- 08:54:00
RUM RUMPUS IN BRITISH PUBS <strong>RUM RUMPUS IN BRITISH PUBS</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 08:54:00 Rating: 5
IT'S ART - BUT IS IT IN GOOD TASTE? <strong>IT'S ART  -  BUT IS IT IN GOOD TASTE?</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 23:14:00 Rating: 5

US COPYRIGHT BILL

Two Democratic Congressmen, John Conyers, Jr., and Howard Berman , have introduced the Author, Consumer, and Computer Owner Protection and S...
- 21:51:00
US COPYRIGHT BILL <strong>US COPYRIGHT BILL</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 21:51:00 Rating: 5

SURFING, TRADE MARK STYLE

Have a look at www.inta.com and www.marques.com . You may be surprised by what you find... (INTA is an international trade mark owners&#...
- 18:21:00
SURFING, TRADE MARK STYLE <strong>SURFING, TRADE MARK STYLE</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 18:21:00 Rating: 5

IPKAT VISITS THE ICA

The IPKAT (and its masters) paid a visit to the Institute of Contemporary Arts to hear Hogarth Chambers barristers Ashley Roughton and Simon...
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IPKAT VISITS THE ICA <strong>IPKAT VISITS THE ICA</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 01:05:00 Rating: 5
BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD LOSES INDIAN COPYRIGHT CLAIM <strong>BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD LOSES INDIAN COPYRIGHT CLAIM</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 23:38:00 Rating: 5
UK GOVERNMENT SLAMMED FOR FAILURE TO PROTECT SMEs <strong>UK GOVERNMENT SLAMMED FOR FAILURE TO PROTECT SMEs</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:23:00 Rating: 5
A LETTER TO THOSE WHO HAVE EARS THAT SEE <strong>A LETTER TO THOSE WHO HAVE EARS THAT SEE</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 11:09:00 Rating: 5

IPKAT'S NEW HOME

We've had some technical difficulties with the blogging software that we've been using so we've switched to Blogger - hence the ...
- 10:44:00
IPKAT'S NEW HOME <strong>IPKAT'S NEW HOME</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 10:44:00 Rating: 5

ELVISLY PROFITABLE

Elvis entrepreneur Sid Shaw has announced that he is looking for a financial partner to expand his Elvisly Yours merchandising business. Sha...
- 09:00:00
ELVISLY PROFITABLE <strong>ELVISLY PROFITABLE </strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 09:00:00 Rating: 5

PARALLEL PACKAGING IN COLOUR

In Glaxo and others v Dowelhurst and others the claimants were all companies which made original pharmaceutical products and the defendants ...
- 23:37:00
PARALLEL PACKAGING IN COLOUR <strong>PARALLEL PACKAGING IN COLOUR </strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 23:37:00 Rating: 5

A RUBBISH STORY

The London Metro lists the Garbage Pail Kids as one of its candidates for “Ultimate Retro Toy Heaven.” However, the trading cards featurin...
- 18:18:00
A RUBBISH STORY <strong>A RUBBISH STORY</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 18:18:00 Rating: 5
SHOULD NATIONS BE BRANDED? [posted by Ilanah and Jeremy] <strong>SHOULD NATIONS BE BRANDED?</strong> [posted by Ilanah and Jeremy] Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:52:00 Rating: 5

KOOL KAT OF THE MONTH - JULY

Each month Ipkat will nominate a Kool Kat who has made a big impact on intellectual property law. We start this month with Jacopo (or Giacom...
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KOOL KAT OF THE MONTH - JULY <strong>KOOL KAT OF THE MONTH - JULY</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 07:41:00 Rating: 5
UK COURTS GET FAMILIAR WITH US PATENT DOCTRINE <strong>UK COURTS GET FAMILIAR WITH US PATENT DOCTRINE</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 23:09:00 Rating: 5

CHINESE COPYRIGHT CASE

The China Blawg reports that Chinese calligrapher Guan Dongsheng has sued Dow Jones for infringing his copyright by taking calligraphy he dr...
- 22:17:00
CHINESE COPYRIGHT CASE <strong>CHINESE COPYRIGHT CASE</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 22:17:00 Rating: 5
ORANGE AND GREY NOT REGISTRABLE AS A CTM <strong>ORANGE AND GREY NOT REGISTRABLE AS A CTM</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 00:26:00 Rating: 5

BRANDED FROM A YOUNG AGE

In an article in the New York Times reminiscent of certain parts of Naomi Klein’s No Logo (tie-in website here ), Alissa Quart (reviews of h...
- 00:11:00
BRANDED FROM A YOUNG AGE <strong>BRANDED FROM A YOUNG AGE</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 00:11:00 Rating: 5

NAMED AND SHAMED

The UK Patent Office, concerned by certain cases where the loser in inter partes trade mark opposition cases has failed to pay his share of ...
- 18:12:00
NAMED AND SHAMED <strong>NAMED AND SHAMED</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 18:12:00 Rating: 5
IFPI NAMES TOP TEN HOST NATIONS FOR CD PIRACY <strong>IFPI NAMES TOP TEN HOST NATIONS FOR CD PIRACY</strong> Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:48:00 Rating: 5
STAND AND DELIVER, MY PRECIOUS FLOWER <strong>STAND AND DELIVER, MY PRECIOUS FLOWER</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 18:30:00 Rating: 5
I'M MIDDLE CLASS...AND I'VE GOT THE T-SHIRT TO PROVE IT <strong>I'M MIDDLE CLASS...AND I'VE GOT THE T-SHIRT TO PROVE IT</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 00:07:00 Rating: 5
THEY’RE ALL GOING ON A SUMMER HOLIDAY <strong>THEY’RE ALL GOING ON A SUMMER HOLIDAY</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 19:06:00 Rating: 5

CATCH IT WHILE YOU CAN

The BBC that DVDs that self-destruct within 48 hours are to be launched next month by Flexplay Technologies . The DVDs won’t do anything as...
- 19:05:00
CATCH IT WHILE YOU CAN <strong>CATCH IT WHILE YOU CAN</strong> Reviewed by Unknown on 19:05:00 Rating: 5
“ INCIDENTAL INCLUSION” COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DECISION UPHELD Last Friday in Football Association Premier League Ltd and others v Panin...
- 10:40:00
Reviewed by Jeremy on 10:40:00 Rating: 5
SUCCESSFUL SPURS OPPOSITION Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has successfully opposed an application by Patricia Hard O’Connell and Mich...
- 23:51:00
Reviewed by Unknown on 23:51:00 Rating: 5
RUBBER DUCK FLOTILLA BOOSTS BRAND IDENTITY According to the Telegraph website , in 1992 around 29,000 rubber ducks, bound for America, s...
- 15:39:00
Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:39:00 Rating: 5
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