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Mark Your Calendars: October 3-4, 2019 – Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference And Prize Award To Prof Steven Eagle

Be sure to save the date on your calendar for the 16th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference, at the William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. This year's B-K Prize will be awarded to Professor Steven J. Eagle. Professor … Continue reading

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Drinking wine from a Pringles can: parody or trade mark infringement?

Powers's Pringle wine cansThe IPKat is delighted to receive and publish the following reflections by Katfriend Andrea Rossi on a recent news item concerning drunk cart drivers, Pringles, art … and potential infringements.Here's what Andrea writes: "In the morning of January … Continue reading

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General Court refuses DeepMind's trade mark for STREAMS

January was already a great month for avid watchers of (i) the IP filing activities of Google’s DeepMind; and (ii) CJEU judgments dealing with descriptive trade marks for software. Now, presumably as part of a 2-for-1 deal, the General Court … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg Under Fire After Reveal Report Exposes Facebook’s Profiteering Off Children

A Reveal News report dug into a 2016 settlement to uncover evidence of Facebook taking advantage of children. For years, the company employed dubious tactics designed to infiltrate parents' pocketbooks through their own kids' addiction to online games. Read more … Continue reading

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Here's a new edition of Retromark … to catch up with all the (cool) trade mark news!

After last year’s sell-out crowd, Retromark: the Conference returns for another afternoon of trade mark law and practice on Wednesday, 27 March 2019. Darren Meale of Simmons & Simmons and the IPKat, supported by a range of speakers, will again … Continue reading

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