Although we talk about some serious issues, I would go directly to the fun facts and read about the FaceApp terms of services... It is even scarier than seeing a picture of you looking old!
On today's weekly news a bit of everything: IPEurope's recommendation on how to boost IP, Canada's full implementation of the Patent Law Treaty, YouTube's reviewing its ContentID system and Hello Kitty's troubles with DG Competition.
Bits and bobs about the agreement with Mercosur in benefit of GIs, the adhesion of Brazil to the Madrid Protocol and an interesting opinion in relation to Trademarks and morality.
A month or so ago, we received an interesting question. The person approaching us had been wondering: How is it possible that the EUIPO has granted registration to trademarks related to cannabis-derived products, although cannabis has not been legalised in the EU?