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MP’s to Investigate the ‘Economic Impact’ of Music Streaming
The DCMS announced that an inquiry is to be launched into the economics of the music streaming industry.
Copyright Infringement – Link Available Here
If you reproduce someone else’s work in the form of a link, you could fall foul of copyright law.
Trade Mark success for the gymnastics National Governing Body
In a recent case, it was found that UK trade marks for "British Gymnastics, More than a sport" were infringed.
Captain Tom Moore – a positive pandemic trade mark story
Recent applications for various “Tom Moore” marks have been a welcome reminder of the positive stories that emerged from lockdown.
Court of Appeal Revisits Joint Authorship
Need to Ask More than Who Did the Writing.
The value of Simone Biles – an update on athlete endorsements, the Olympics and Rule 40
the USOPC released updated guidance for its athletes regarding personal endorsements and marketing during the Tokyo 2020 games.
Trade Marks: Liverpool fail to emulate Spurs' success
Liverpool FC filed an application in June for a range of goods and services for the mark LIVERPOOL but the club's application was rejected.
ECJ Ruling on EU Trade Mark Jurisdiction: Online Infringers Can No Longer ‘Hide’ From Justice
An ECJ ruling clarifies the power of EU Trade Mark Courts in Member States.
Whytes Bikes are triumphant in a copyright infringement claim concerning their stag logo
A recent case concerning copyright infringement provides a useful reminder of how witness evidence can make or break a case.
High Court “Pitching In” with new guidance on the use of interim injunctions in copyright infringement case
Guidance on factors to take into account when considering whether an interim injunction should be granted in case of copyright infringement.