Trademark and Copyright

By: Aleksandra Baczykowska (DLA Piper Poland), Jan Metelka (DLA Piper Czech Republic)

At the moment in Poland entities that facilitate infringements by renting properties and those offering other services used to infringe trademark rights may
Continue Reading Will combatting the sale of counterfeit goods at big marketplaces in poland become easier? What is the current enforcement practice in the Czech Republic – the source of the landmark Delta Center Case?

By: Andrew L. Deutsch and Tamar Y. Duvdevani

On March 4, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided an important issue of copyright law that had divided federal courts for years. In Fourth Estate Public
Continue Reading FOURTH ESTATE PUBLIC BENEFIT CORP. V. WALL-STREET.COM: WHEN CAN A COPYRIGHT CLAIMANT SUE FOR INFRINGEMENT? SUPREME COURT SAYS NOT UNTIL THE COPYRIGHT HAS BEEN REGISTERED

By: John Wilks, Claire Sng and Sophie Anim

Background

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has announced, following its investigation (see our earlier article available here), that it has secured commitments from 16
Continue Reading UK – NEW CMA GUIDANCE FOR INFLUENCERS AND COMMITMENTS SECURED WITH PARTICULAR INDIVIDUALS

By: John M. Nading, Ashley H. Joyce, and Devika Persaud 

In a sign of a potentially liberalizing trend for standing at the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Board recently ruled that
Continue Reading CONSUMER HAS STANDING TO OPPOSE COMPANY’S RAPUNZEL TRADEMARK FOR DOLLS AND TOY FIGURES BEFORE U.S. TRADEMARK TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD