Good morning dear readers. I hope this week’s updates find you well and healthy.
"The Beatles" fighting fake merch, the future of APIs in the US and Jägermeister
Some soccer trade mark related issues, videogame copyright infringement, and Lil Nas X's Rodeo issues
deciphering the Apache 2.0 license's terms
a lot of trade mark (from infringements to lack of distinctiveness) and a curious situation regarding copyright infringement...
Can a pink zip lock bubble wrap become trade dress? Not only Mario karting is dangerous but it is also a violation of Nintendo's IP rights. H&M vs Adidas. And new ratifications to international treaties.
A little bit of news regarding Brexit and its impact on IP, news regarding trade mark infringements and trade dress as well as another copyright issue regarding photograph.
What about copyright on social media? Everything available is still protected by copyright. Remember, online availability does not equal free of rights. Also, make sure you fully understand the terms and conditions you are signing for when registering into a social media platform.
Does the Apple Watch include infringing patents? Tiffany protecting its trade mark assets. Losing a trade mark due to lack of use, the case of Camy. Protecting lace patterns. Copyright infringement from Ariana Grande? And the fight against patent trolls.