ITMA IS THE TALK OF THE TOWN ITMA IS THE TALK OF THE TOWN Reviewed by Unknown on 21:36:00 Rating: 5
BIG COCK & DEVICE BIG COCK & DEVICE Reviewed by Unknown on 12:36:00 Rating: 5

ANIMAL COMING UNDER SCRUTINY

The IPKat is pleased to see that the Intellectual Property Institute , together with the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association...
- 12:23:00
ANIMAL COMING UNDER SCRUTINY ANIMAL COMING UNDER SCRUTINY Reviewed by Jeremy on 12:23:00 Rating: 5
BLACK LABOUR WITHOUT THE GUILT BLACK LABOUR WITHOUT THE GUILT Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:36:00 Rating: 5

WANTED: CRITICAL READERS

IPKat co-author Jeremy has done a first draft of his paper for next month's ECTA Conference, "Past, Present and the Future: the de...
- 00:26:00
WANTED: CRITICAL READERS WANTED: CRITICAL READERS Reviewed by Jeremy on 00:26:00 Rating: 5

OHIM SCANDAL?

The IPKat is a creature of delicate sensibilities so, when reading an OHIM decision concerning morality and the scope of Art.7(1)(f) of the ...
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OHIM SCANDAL? OHIM SCANDAL? Reviewed by Unknown on 00:15:00 Rating: 5
IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING ... IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:27:00 Rating: 5

AMPHIBIOUS FUN

Never one to miss a hip and cool trend man, the IPKat couldn’t help but ponder about the issues thrown up with regard to the ownership of th...
- 16:48:00
AMPHIBIOUS FUN AMPHIBIOUS FUN Reviewed by Unknown on 16:48:00 Rating: 5

DESIGN FOR LIVING

The IPKat has come across a rare phenomenon – a design decision from the UK Patent Office. In April 2003 Alexander John Garnett applied und...
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DESIGN FOR LIVING DESIGN FOR LIVING Reviewed by Unknown on 01:11:00 Rating: 5
CUSTOM-BUILT TRADE MARK OPINION CUSTOM-BUILT TRADE MARK OPINION Reviewed by Unknown on 19:28:00 Rating: 5
FED UP WITH LAWYERS? TRY THE TECHIES FED UP WITH LAWYERS? TRY THE TECHIES Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:49:00 Rating: 5
WHAT'S BLACK, SHINY AND FULL OF DATABASE LAW? WHAT'S BLACK, SHINY AND FULL OF DATABASE LAW? Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:29:00 Rating: 5
ARE THERE ANY ADIDAS STRIPE PUNS LEFT? ARE THERE ANY ADIDAS STRIPE PUNS LEFT? Reviewed by Unknown on 00:02:00 Rating: 5

TWO QUICK PATENT QUESTIONS

1. In search of patent cases. The IPKat regularly scans the OHIM and UK Trade Mark Registry websites for decisions on trade marks and desi...
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TWO QUICK PATENT QUESTIONS TWO QUICK PATENT QUESTIONS Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:24:00 Rating: 5
COMPETITION CASE GETS A SPORTING CHANCE COMPETITION CASE GETS A SPORTING CHANCE Reviewed by Unknown on 01:00:00 Rating: 5

OH BABY!

IPKat co-master Ilanah has just unearthed a CFI decision that she's been waiting for for ages. There's just one snag - no English tr...
- 00:03:00
OH BABY! OH BABY! Reviewed by Unknown on 00:03:00 Rating: 5

WE SHOULD BE TOLD

There are now 73 cases listed on OHIM's Community Trade Mark Court Decision page, apparently drawn from seven countries. As this vertica...
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WE SHOULD BE TOLD WE SHOULD BE TOLD Reviewed by Jeremy on 18:13:00 Rating: 5
SPA CASE FALLS FLAT ON THE FACTS SPA CASE FALLS FLAT ON THE FACTS Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:07:00 Rating: 5

IF IT WORKS, OPPOSE IT

The Court of First Instance's decision on the appeal in Case T-352/02 Creative Technology v OHIM, Ortiz was posted today. CT applied to ...
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IF IT WORKS, OPPOSE IT IF IT WORKS, OPPOSE IT Reviewed by Jeremy on 14:23:00 Rating: 5

THE IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH

Case T-288/03 TeleTech Holdings v OHIM - Teletech International (TELETECH GLOBAL VENTURES) has been posted on the Curia website in all of ...
- 14:13:00
THE IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH THE IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH Reviewed by Jeremy on 14:13:00 Rating: 5

GO FOR IT, GOOGLE

This, from the BBC : the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), which represents 125 non-profit-making academic book and journal...
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GO FOR IT, GOOGLE GO FOR IT, GOOGLE Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:44:00 Rating: 5
UNESCO COPYRIGHT EXCEPTION MEETING UNESCO COPYRIGHT EXCEPTION MEETING Reviewed by Unknown on 00:18:00 Rating: 5
NO SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN SWISS CLAIM CASE NO SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN SWISS CLAIM CASE Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:33:00 Rating: 5

STRANGE REQUEST

IPKat co-owner Jeremy is preparing a chapter for a Festschrift in memory of the late Professor Herchel Smith , a successful patent owner who...
- 11:04:00
STRANGE REQUEST STRANGE REQUEST Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:04:00 Rating: 5

LATEST EIPR

The June 2005 issue of Sweet & Maxwell's monthly European Intellectual Property Review has now been published. As ever, there's...
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LATEST EIPR LATEST EIPR Reviewed by Jeremy on 04:41:00 Rating: 5

THE HUNT IS OFF

Quorn Hunt , the decision saying that actual detriment to distinctive character or unfair advantage to distinctive character or repute, has...
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THE HUNT IS OFF THE HUNT IS OFF Reviewed by Unknown on 21:59:00 Rating: 5
NOW IT'S YOUR CHANCE TO COMMENT NOW IT'S YOUR CHANCE TO COMMENT Reviewed by Jeremy on 17:22:00 Rating: 5
CONTENTS OF FAILED MEDIATION MUST BE KEPT SECRET CONTENTS OF FAILED MEDIATION MUST BE KEPT SECRET Reviewed by Jeremy on 12:39:00 Rating: 5

IRMA THE NOT-SO-DOUCE

The IP newsletter of Irish law firm Matheson Ormsby Prentice reports that IRMA, the Irish Recorded Music Association is following the lead o...
- 10:10:00
IRMA THE NOT-SO-DOUCE IRMA THE NOT-SO-DOUCE Reviewed by Jeremy on 10:10:00 Rating: 5
ALBANIA SWITCHES ON TO COPYRIGHT TREATY ALBANIA SWITCHES ON TO COPYRIGHT TREATY Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:05:00 Rating: 5

LATVIA SIGNS UP FOR HAGUE

The Republic of Latvia is pleased to notify the IPKat that it has ratified the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the Internationa...
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LATVIA SIGNS UP FOR HAGUE LATVIA SIGNS UP FOR HAGUE Reviewed by Jeremy on 11:37:00 Rating: 5
MAJOR COMPANIES TAKE ON WIRELESS PATENT MAJOR COMPANIES TAKE ON WIRELESS PATENT Reviewed by Unknown on 01:26:00 Rating: 5
THE WORLD'S OLDEST PATENT ATTORNEY THE WORLD'S OLDEST PATENT ATTORNEY Reviewed by Unknown on 00:35:00 Rating: 5

BEING FOLLOWED HOME ...

After trekking home from last week's INTA Meeting in San Diego, physically tired and intellectually exhausted, what did the IPKat find i...
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BEING FOLLOWED HOME ... BEING FOLLOWED HOME ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 23:26:00 Rating: 5

HI-TECH COPYRIGHT ROUNDUP

The IPKat brings you hi-tech copyright news! *The People’s Daily reports that China is bringing into force Administrative Measures for Int...
- 19:40:00
HI-TECH COPYRIGHT ROUNDUP HI-TECH COPYRIGHT ROUNDUP Reviewed by Unknown on 19:40:00 Rating: 5
HELLO! WINS ... SO IT'S GOODBYE, DAMAGES HELLO! WINS ... SO IT'S GOODBYE, DAMAGES Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:59:00 Rating: 5

HYPERION APPEAL SINKS

The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed the appeal in Hyperion Records Ltd v Sawkins [2005] EWCA Civ 565. At trial Mr Justice Patten held t...
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HYPERION APPEAL SINKS HYPERION APPEAL SINKS Reviewed by Jeremy on 15:35:00 Rating: 5

GREETINGS FROM SD

One very fatigued IPKat is edging towards the end of a long, hard INTA programme here in San Diego. So many points to consider: * What the c...
- 19:10:00
GREETINGS FROM SD GREETINGS FROM SD Reviewed by Jeremy on 19:10:00 Rating: 5

LEVI REFERENCE

The IPKat notes that a reference has been made to the ECJ from Belgium concerning the point at which a mark's distinctivness must be as...
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LEVI REFERENCE LEVI REFERENCE Reviewed by Unknown on 22:07:00 Rating: 5

COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 2

The IPKat is delighted to announce that INTA is pushing ahead with plans to develop an active Trademark Professors group. The early work has...
- 16:15:00
COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 2 COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 2 Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:15:00 Rating: 5

COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 1

One thing the IPKat can report on is that yesterday was the day that Oxford University Press went public, announcing the forthcoming publica...
- 16:10:00
COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 1 COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET 1 Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:10:00 Rating: 5
YOU HAVE NOT BEEN FORGOTTEN... YOU HAVE NOT BEEN FORGOTTEN... Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:07:00 Rating: 5

FINGER POINTS TO AYALA

Wendy's restaurant chain has solved the mystery of the finger allegedly found in a bowl of chille. According to a report from the BBC th...
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FINGER POINTS TO AYALA FINGER POINTS TO AYALA Reviewed by Jeremy on 02:01:00 Rating: 5
MORE LEVI STRAUSS QUESTIONS FOR ECJ MORE LEVI STRAUSS QUESTIONS FOR ECJ Reviewed by Jeremy on 01:38:00 Rating: 5
THE IPKAT... THE IPKAT... Reviewed by Unknown on 02:52:00 Rating: 5

OOPS, I DID IT AGAIN

Songwriter Steven Wallace is accusing Britney Spears of copyright infringement before the Indianapolis District Court according to the BBC ....
- 02:46:00
OOPS, I DID IT AGAIN OOPS, I DID IT AGAIN Reviewed by Unknown on 02:46:00 Rating: 5
BUENA VISTA ANTI-SOCIAL CLUB? BUENA VISTA ANTI-SOCIAL CLUB? Reviewed by Unknown on 03:30:00 Rating: 5

DON'T FORGET TO SAY HELLO

Next week the IPKat's owners Jeremy and Ilanah will both be attending the International Trademark Association's 127th Annual Meeting...
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DON'T FORGET TO SAY HELLO DON'T FORGET TO SAY HELLO Reviewed by Jeremy on 00:31:00 Rating: 5
PATENT BLOGGERS SPILL THE BEANS PATENT BLOGGERS SPILL THE BEANS Reviewed by Jeremy on 21:15:00 Rating: 5

IT'S NOT IN ENGLISH ...

... Czech, Hungarian or Maltese, but it's made its way into all the other official languages of the European Union. The IPKat is of cou...
- 16:32:00
IT'S NOT IN ENGLISH ... IT'S NOT IN ENGLISH ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 16:32:00 Rating: 5
SHARED LETTERS DO NOT A CONCEPTUAL SIMILARITY MAKE ... SHARED LETTERS DO NOT A CONCEPTUAL SIMILARITY MAKE ... Reviewed by Jeremy on 13:34:00 Rating: 5
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