Trademark and Copyright

Who owns your IP?

By: Victoria Lee This post originally appeared on DLA Piper Accelerate, DLA Piper’s dedicated online resource for entrepreneurs.  When a company’s intellectual property is core to its business, investors and prospective acquirers want to know that the company owns all the rights to that intellectual property. In most cases, owning intellectual property ...

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DLA Piper names Thomas Zutic chair of Trademark, Copyright & Media practice in Washington, DC

SCOTUS INVITES SOLICITOR GENERAL’S POSITION ON COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION PRE-SUIT REQUIREMENT

ATHLETES’ RIGHT OF PUBLICITY CLAIMS DIRECTED TO SPORTS VIDEO GAMES NOT PREEMPTED BY COPYRIGHT ACT

Internet

UK: NEW DATA PROTECTION FEE

By: James Clark The United Kingdom has announced plans to introduce a new “Data Protection Fee” to replace the current system of registration for data controllers. Draft Regulations[1] were laid before Parliament on 20 February 2018 and the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the independent supervisory authority set up to promote and oversee compliance ...

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Global Media Sector Trends 2018-Seizing new commercial opportunities and tackling emerging threats

Global Injunctions Available Against Search Engines, Rules Supreme Court of Canada (Updated August 2, 2017)

NEW EU EPRIVACY RULES IN THE MAKING

Fashion

WHAT’S IN A NAME? ISSUES FACING GENERIC NAMES AND MARKS

By Melinda Upton and Claire Kermond (Sydney) In the retail and fashion industries, names and marks are a key element of the marketing strategies and longevity of brands.  Using generic marks or names can land retailers and fashion designers in trouble when it comes to successfully trademarking and protecting their brand. ...

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NATIVE ADVERTISING – 5 TIPS FOR NAVIGATING NATIVE ADVERTISING

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH COPYRIGHT OWNER IN STAR ATHLETICA CASE

THE HONG KONG RETAIL REAL ESTATE MARKET: CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

Advertising

NATIVE ADVERTISING – 5 TIPS FOR NAVIGATING NATIVE ADVERTISING

By Ann Ford, James Stewart and Naomi Abraham (Washington D.C.) Native advertising, which is an advertisement that follows the natural function and form of the user experience in which it is placed, has captured the attention of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and marketers alike for its ability to blur ...

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PRIZE PROMOTIONS AROUND THE WORLD

THE DIFFICULT BALANCE BETWEEN COMPARATIVE ADVERTISING AND TRADEMARK PROTECTION

US Regulators Take Aim at Native Advertising

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