Trademarks in the metaverse

The 21st century brought an explosion of technology and innovation that surprises the entire society increasingly transforming the reality in which we live. Currently, one of the most commented innovations is the metaverse, which is a new branch of investment that promises to unite the real and virtual world. The innovative proposal aims to create, by […]

BPTO consolidates trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications normative acts

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published, on January 25th, the normative acts resulting from the review and consolidation of the rules referring to trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications, as a result of the provisions of Decree No. 10.139/2019. The work of the Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications Department of the BPTO […]

Week’s news headlines – October 13th, 2017

Innovation Indian telecoms regulator will enter the FRAND fray amid concerns over “grim state” of domestic innovation If you have followed the handful of SEP disputes currently taking place in India, you will no doubt be familiar with the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the antitrust body that is currently mounting two separate investigations of […]

Week’s news headlines – September 29th, 2017

Trademarks Marques 2017: GSK counsel speaks about changing in-house role The assistant general counsel at GSK has said that the role of an in-house counsel has taken on a new meaning across all industries http://worldipreview.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=5147cd2e00ef8a542c19706b5&id=62d8f01585&e=3ec0545e64  Marques 2017: UK and US lawyers discuss comparative advertising There are various routes and opportunities for comparative advertising in the […]

Week’s news headlines – September 29th, 2017

Trademarks Marques 2017: GSK counsel speaks about changing in-house role The assistant general counsel at GSK has said that the role of an in-house counsel has taken on a new meaning across all industries http://worldipreview.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=5147cd2e00ef8a542c19706b5&id=62d8f01585&e=3ec0545e64  Marques 2017: UK and US lawyers discuss comparative advertising There are various routes and opportunities for comparative advertising in the […]

Week’s news headlines – September 22nd, 2017

Patents The man who brought patent monetisation to BlackBerry becomes latest big name corporate IP departure Mark Kokes has left BlackBerry and is no longer its senior vice president of intellectual property, licensing & standards, IAM has learned http://www.iam-media.com/blog/Detail.aspx?g=e68dec5d-cdd5-4d43-a458-063132484337 Raid on Gibraltar: How the U.S. Patent System was Rigged Against Independent Inventors For decades, individual […]

Week’s news headlines – September 15th, 2017

Counterfeiting UKIPO outlines approaches to combat fakes online The availability of counterfeits has continued to increase with the expansion of e-commerce platforms, but this threat is being met head on with an innovative range of approaches http://www.worldipreview.com/news/ukipo-outlines-approaches-to-combat-fakes-online-14578 US sports associations unite to tackle counterfeiters In a claim filed at the US District Court for the […]

Week’s news headlines – September 8th, 2017

Direito de Imagem Brian Duffy’s estate sues Hard Rock Cafe over David Bowie image The case (pdf) is being filed at the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The photograph is registered under registration number VA 1-428-937 http://www.worldipreview.com/news/brian-duffy-s-estate-sues-hard-rock-cafe-over-david-bowie-image-14536   Trademarks Hasbro sues Warner Bros over ‘Transformers’ character Toy and game manufacturer […]

Week’s news headlines – September 1st, 2017

Copyrights Showtime files copyright suit against Mayweather-McGregor livestreaming sites A great deal of hype and publicity has been building in the days leading up to the boxing match taking place on Saturday, August 26th between professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC champion Conor McGregor http://www.ipwatchdog.com/2017/08/25/showtime-files-copyright-suit-mayweather-mcgregor-livestreaming-sites/id=87337/ Bill Nye files suit against Disney, Buena Vista for […]

Week’s news headlines – June 16, 2017

Intellectual Property World Trade Organization: Members discuss IP in relation to inclusive innovation and the public interest The role of intellectual property rights (IPRs) as a driver for more inclusive innovation that promotes the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in local and global trade, and the relationship between IP and the public […]