Trademark and Copyright

MYANMAR: DRAFT TRADE MARK LAW PROGRESS

By: Melinda Upton, Rohan Singh, and Anjali Narendra Myanmar’s Draft Trade Mark Law is expected to be passed in 2017. This signals substantial changes to the current process which is based on common law and common practice rather than statute. The Draft Law intends to import structure and certainty into Myanmar’s ...

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NO THANKSGIVING TURKEY FOR CAMPARI

RUBIK’S CUBE: ECJ DENIES PROTECTION FOR 3D TRADEMARK OF FAMOUS PUZZLE

THE LAW IN BLACK AND WHITE – IN THE UK THE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF “GREY” GOODS CAN BE A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

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U.S. FINANCIAL REGULATORS PROPOSE SWEEPING NEW CYBERSECURITY REGULATIONS

By: Sydney White The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “Agencies”), released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPR”) on October 20, requesting comments by January 17, 2017, on enhanced ...

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CHINA: SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO DATA AND CYBERSECURITY PRACTICES UNDER PRC CYBERSECURITY LAW

FRANCE ADOPTS LAW FOR A DIGITAL REPUBLIC: KEY DATA PROVISIONS ARE A JUMP-START ON THE GDPR

IS YOUR CYBERSECURITY UPGRADE FDA REPORTABLE?

Fashion

THE LAW IN BLACK AND WHITE – IN THE UK THE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF “GREY” GOODS CAN BE A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

By: Richard Taylor and Alasdair Muller (United Kingdom) The English Court of Appeal has confirmed that, in the UK, the sale or distribution of trade mark goods outside an authority granted by the trade mark holder can constitute a criminal offence (R v C and others, applying Trade Marks Act 1994 (the ...

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CLICKS AND MORTAR: THE EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ONLINE AND IN-STORE SHOPPING IN THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET

WHEN IT COMES TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, MILLINERS SHOULD TAKE OFF THEIR FASCINATORS AND PUT ON THEIR THINKING CAPS!

A NEW PROVISION FOR TRADEMARK PARODY: IS IT A JOKE?

Advertising

THE DIFFICULT BALANCE BETWEEN COMPARATIVE ADVERTISING AND TRADEMARK PROTECTION

By Farid Bouguettaya and Karine Disdier-Mikus (Paris) Have you ever compared products or services when contemplating a purchase? Companies, whenever they can, also strive to mark themselves out from their competitors to gain a competitive advantage and new clients.  In an internal market where competition is highly encouraged by the European ...

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US Regulators Take Aim at Native Advertising

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