IP: THERE'S NO ESCAPE...

One half of the IPKat who has just come back from her holidays noticed the following IP related articles in the British Airways inflight Bus...
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IP: THERE'S NO ESCAPE... IP: THERE'S NO ESCAPE... Reviewed by Unknown on 15:37:00 Rating: 5

COMING OUT OF COPYRIGHT ...

Some jurisdictions employ the standard Berne Union measure of "life plus 50 years" for the duration of copyright; others employ th...
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COMING OUT OF COPYRIGHT ... COMING OUT OF COPYRIGHT ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 08:57:00 Rating: 5
BAR GRAPH BOOSTS CONFIDENCE OF COPYRIGHT LAWYERS BAR GRAPH BOOSTS CONFIDENCE OF COPYRIGHT LAWYERS Reviewed by Jeremy on 06:02:00 Rating: 5
ABUSE CASE SEALS BRING PRIVACY ACTION ABUSE CASE SEALS BRING PRIVACY ACTION Reviewed by Unknown on 01:25:00 Rating: 5

IAM ... BUT ARE YOU?

The IPKat has finished perusing the December/January issue of the increasingly enjoyable and informative bimonthly Intellectual Asset Manage...
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IAM ... BUT ARE YOU? IAM ... BUT ARE YOU? Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:27:00 Rating: 5
RANBAXY TAKES ON PFIZER OVER LIPITOR RANBAXY TAKES ON PFIZER OVER LIPITOR Reviewed by Jeremy on 09:12:00 Rating: 5
BY DESIGN, NOT BY ACCIDENT ... BY DESIGN, NOT BY ACCIDENT ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:18:00 Rating: 5
KUNG FU HUSTLE: FROM FILM TITLE TO PAINT BRAND KUNG FU HUSTLE: FROM FILM TITLE TO PAINT BRAND Reviewed by Jeremy on 10:43:00 Rating: 5
DOES CHINESE MAGIC INFRINGE JAPANESE PATENT? DOES CHINESE MAGIC INFRINGE JAPANESE PATENT? Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:54:00 Rating: 5
PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL IMAGES: A NEW BOOK PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL IMAGES: A NEW BOOK Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:06:00 Rating: 5

DOES ANYONE REALLY CARE?

The IPKat has just read of the contrived attempt to ensure that the late Elvis Presley, heading for what would have been his 70th birthday, ...
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DOES ANYONE REALLY CARE? DOES ANYONE REALLY CARE? Reviewed by Jeremy on 18:47:00 Rating: 5
CURRYING FAVOUR WITH THE WTO: INDIA EXTENDS PATENT PROTECTION CURRYING FAVOUR WITH THE WTO: INDIA EXTENDS PATENT PROTECTION Reviewed by Jeremy on 17:16:00 Rating: 5
NEW EDITION OF PERFORMERS' RIGHTS NEW EDITION OF PERFORMERS' RIGHTS Reviewed by Jeremy on 21:54:00 Rating: 5
"NO GENUINE USE" OF GOEMAR'S TRADE MARK, RULES REFERRING COURT "NO GENUINE USE" OF GOEMAR'S TRADE MARK, RULES REFERRING COURT Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:08:00 Rating: 5
MARQUES TRIALS NEWS CHANNEL SERVICE MARQUES TRIALS NEWS CHANNEL SERVICE Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:36:00 Rating: 5
KILLER HEADLINE ATTACKS TRADE MARK KILLER HEADLINE ATTACKS TRADE MARK Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:46:00 Rating: 5
HO, HO, HO ...! HO, HO, HO ...! Reviewed by Jeremy and Ilanah on 18:05:00 Rating: 5

A GOOD WEEK FOR IP IN CHINA

The BBC reports that it has been a big week for IP rights in China. Honda has won what is reported to be a copyright case, allowing it to s...
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A GOOD WEEK FOR IP IN CHINA A GOOD WEEK FOR IP IN CHINA Reviewed by Unknown on 14:18:00 Rating: 5

FIRST EIPR OF THE YEAR

The January 2005 issue of leading IP journal the European Intellectual Property Review has now been published. As ever, it contains loads of...
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FIRST EIPR OF THE YEAR FIRST EIPR OF THE YEAR Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:58:00 Rating: 5
DYSON SUCKS UP UNLICENSED COPYIST DYSON SUCKS UP UNLICENSED COPYIST Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:41:00 Rating: 5

EU AND WTO NOT BUDDIES

The Trademark Blog carries the news that the WTO has criticised the EU for its handling of the dispute between Czech Budweiser and America...
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EU AND WTO NOT BUDDIES EU AND WTO NOT BUDDIES Reviewed by Unknown on 23:50:00 Rating: 5
CANADA PROPOSES GENERIC DRUGS PATENT AMENDMENT CANADA PROPOSES GENERIC DRUGS PATENT AMENDMENT Reviewed by Unknown on 23:32:00 Rating: 5
IRISH SIGN UP FOR PARIS TEXT OF BERNE IRISH SIGN UP FOR PARIS TEXT OF BERNE Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:11:00 Rating: 5
TRADE MARK LICENSING: AT LAST, THE SEQUEL TRADE MARK LICENSING: AT LAST, THE SEQUEL Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:50:00 Rating: 5
DON'T BE A SILLY SAUSAGE SAYS OHIM DON'T BE A SILLY SAUSAGE SAYS OHIM Reviewed by Unknown on 06:39:00 Rating: 5
MANUALLY OPERATED MACHINE "NOT AN INFRINGEMENT" MANUALLY OPERATED MACHINE "NOT AN INFRINGEMENT" Reviewed by Jeremy on 06:09:00 Rating: 5
SOFTWARE DIRECTIVE SWIMS WITH THE FISHES SOFTWARE DIRECTIVE SWIMS WITH THE FISHES Reviewed by Unknown on 21:39:00 Rating: 5

FISH AND MICROCHIPS

The Register reports that the EU is due to give its final approval to the Software Patent Directive tomorrow (Tuesday). Bizarrely though, it...
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FISH AND MICROCHIPS FISH AND MICROCHIPS Reviewed by Unknown on 23:31:00 Rating: 5
CAT TRIUMPHS OVER PARSIMONIOUS ABBOTT CAT TRIUMPHS OVER PARSIMONIOUS ABBOTT Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:42:00 Rating: 5

THE IPKAT RECOMMENDS...

...that you take a look at the Becker-Posner Blog , where the dynamic duo have posted their thoughts on pharmaceutical patents. Of particula...
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THE IPKAT RECOMMENDS... THE IPKAT RECOMMENDS... Reviewed by Unknown on 22:22:00 Rating: 5
HARD CHEESE FOR BONGRAIN AS COURT SAYS NO TO TM APPLICATION HARD CHEESE FOR BONGRAIN AS COURT SAYS NO TO TM APPLICATION Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:13:00 Rating: 5

RONALDINHO NETS HIS OWN NAME

arcelona and Brazil sharp-shooting football star Ronaldinho has secured the right to the www.ronaldinhogaucho.com domain name, according to...
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RONALDINHO NETS HIS OWN NAME RONALDINHO NETS HIS OWN NAME Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:25:00 Rating: 5
ETMR: SPECIAL TRADE MARK DILUTION ISSUE ETMR: SPECIAL TRADE MARK DILUTION ISSUE Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:19:00 Rating: 5
APPLE BRINGS TRADE SECRECY ACTION APPLE BRINGS TRADE SECRECY ACTION Reviewed by Unknown on 19:31:00 Rating: 5
ELVISLY YOURS ... FOR A LARGE SUM ELVISLY YOURS ... FOR A LARGE SUM Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:56:00 Rating: 5
TURKEY'S ENTRANCE TO BRING MORE RIGHTS FOR IP OWNERS? TURKEY'S ENTRANCE TO BRING MORE RIGHTS FOR IP OWNERS? Reviewed by Unknown on 10:45:00 Rating: 5

PAT LIT: WHO PAYS?

The Court of Appeal ruled yesterday on some interesting costs aspects of patent litigation in SmithKline Beecham plc and others v Apotex E...
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PAT LIT: WHO PAYS? PAT LIT: WHO PAYS? Reviewed by Jeremy on 08:54:00 Rating: 5
THE WOMAN FORMERLY KNOWN AS MAXINE CARR THE WOMAN FORMERLY KNOWN AS MAXINE CARR Reviewed by Jeremy on 06:24:00 Rating: 5
CROSS-LICENSING: A GAME FOR TWO? CROSS-LICENSING: A GAME FOR TWO? Reviewed by Jeremy on 20:32:00 Rating: 5
LATEST AD, MARKET AND BRAND JOURNAL LATEST AD, MARKET AND BRAND JOURNAL Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:55:00 Rating: 5

GOOGLE TRADE MARK TRIUMPH

Findlaw reports that Google has just won the case against it brought by Geico. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema has said that Google’s A...
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GOOGLE TRADE MARK TRIUMPH GOOGLE TRADE MARK TRIUMPH Reviewed by Unknown on 01:43:00 Rating: 5
HONEYWELL TURNS INFRINGER INTO INCOME SOURCE HONEYWELL TURNS INFRINGER INTO INCOME SOURCE Reviewed by Jeremy on 22:31:00 Rating: 5

DILUTION'S SAVIN GRACE?

The IPKat wishes to draw your attention to a recent US case. Those of you who have been following US law will realise that the Supreme Court...
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DILUTION'S SAVIN GRACE? DILUTION'S SAVIN GRACE? Reviewed by Unknown on 15:36:00 Rating: 5
NO TO MORE SOFTWARE PATENTS, SAYS UK GOVERNMENT NO TO MORE SOFTWARE PATENTS, SAYS UK GOVERNMENT Reviewed by Jeremy on 14:15:00 Rating: 5

LIFE SCIENCES LAW & BUSINESS

Issue 5 of Life Sciences Law & Business , the bimonthly published by Legalease , has just been published. Each issue typically contains...
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LIFE SCIENCES LAW & BUSINESS LIFE SCIENCES LAW & BUSINESS Reviewed by Jeremy on 10:57:00 Rating: 5
ARTWORK THAT REALLY STRETCHES CREDIBILITY ARTWORK THAT REALLY STRETCHES CREDIBILITY Reviewed by Jeremy on 21:11:00 Rating: 5
IPKAT RANT: THE LANGUAGE ISSUE (AGAIN) IPKAT RANT: THE LANGUAGE ISSUE (AGAIN) Reviewed by Jeremy on 08:52:00 Rating: 5

JUDGE FOR YOURSELF

Findlaw reports that a disgruntled litigant has put a judge up for sale on ebay. Janet Schoenberg placed a picture of housing judge Jerald ...
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JUDGE FOR YOURSELF JUDGE FOR YOURSELF Reviewed by Unknown on 01:26:00 Rating: 5

"FILM THEFT IN THE UK"

According to the excellent Digital Lifestyles magazine the UK Film Council has launched today a 94-page report containing 30 measures the Co...
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"FILM THEFT IN THE UK" "FILM THEFT IN THE UK" Reviewed by Jeremy on 14:03:00 Rating: 5
BRANDING: SURE, IT'S IMPORTANT, BUT ... BRANDING: SURE, IT'S IMPORTANT, BUT ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:36:00 Rating: 5

DO-IT-YOURSELF EPITAPHS

Ananova reports that Geng Xiaohong, a teacher in northwestern China, is under investigation for getting his students write their own epitaph...
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DO-IT-YOURSELF EPITAPHS DO-IT-YOURSELF EPITAPHS Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:56:00 Rating: 5
SUPREME COURT TO HEAR P2P CASE SUPREME COURT TO HEAR P2P CASE Reviewed by Unknown on 01:43:00 Rating: 5
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