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FRAND rules for data is ‘lurch into unknown’, warn counsel
The European Commission wants to apply a FRAND framework to connected device data, but neither in-house nor outside counsel are sure how it will work [...]
'Mickey' Singer Owns Recordings' Copyright, 9th Circ. Affirms
Toni Basil, the singer behind the hit song "Mickey," is the sole owner of the copyright for the recordings on her 1981 album, the Ninth [...]
Ex-Sleep Number Execs Can't File For Patents, 8th Circ. Says
The Eighth Circuit agreed Wednesday with a federal judge in Minnesota, Sleep Number's home state, who blocked two former executives of the mattress giant from going [...]
In re Killian: Harvey the Rabbit Comes to the Federal Circuit
In 1950, Jimmy Stewart starred in the iconic movie “Harvey,” which is the story of Elwood P. Dowd, an affable but eccentric man who pals [...]
Roku Loses At Fed. Circ. In Remote Control IP Fight
The Federal Circuit has shot down Roku's appeal of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decisions not to review a pair of patents covering an [...]
Jury Clears Loofah Maker Of Infringing Patent
An Arkansas federal jury has found that sports-themed bath scrubbers sold by Infinity Headwear & Apparel LLC do not infringe a manufacturer's loofah patent. [...]
Nike Adds Fuel To StockX TM Fight Over Sneaker NFTs
Nike is seeking to ramp up a trademark fight with sneaker resale marketplace StockX, asking a New York federal judge to allow it to tack [...]
How Russia's Parallel Import Order May Affect Companies' IP
The Russian government's new decree legalizing parallel imports of certain goods will likely make it difficult for international manufacturers to protect their intellectual property rights [...]
Fed. Circ. Revives Streaming IP Suit Against Hulu
Sound View Innovations could get another shot at proving Hulu infringed its multimedia streaming patent after the Federal Circuit held Wednesday that a California federal [...]
5th Circ. Issues 'Deja Vu' Ruling In Reading Club TM Fight
The Fifth Circuit won't reopen an educational product maker's trademark suit against a Texas school district over reading incentives, finding that a lower court rightly [...]
PTAB Deflates Mattress Pump Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has decided on remand that a Taiwanese company should never have been granted a patent covering a type of [...]
Scholars Warn EU Commission Not to Upend Delicate SEP Balance
Four scholars with the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) have sent comments to the European Commission urging against any changes to the EU’s [...]
Alternatives For Metaverse Platform IP Enforcement Protocols
As brands that hope to profit from the metaverse face the challenge of protecting their intellectual property, platforms may benefit from putting in place nonjudicial [...]
Fed. Circ. Backs Keeping Trend Micro IP Row In WDTX
The Federal Circuit won't force U.S. District Judge Alan Albright to transfer a network provider's patent suit against Trend Micro Inc. over parental control technology, [...]
Why Cos. Are Betting On Cannabis Drinks Despite Legal Risks
Beverage and cannabis companies are investing in THC and CBD-infused drinks as these products become increasingly popular for their health and social benefits, but drink [...]
Suspended 'Copyright Troll' Faces New Sanctions In Colorado
An attorney dubbed a "copyright troll" must pay attorney fees in Colorado federal court for filing a case in the wrong venue, the latest round [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]
Corner office podcast: Phyllis Turner-Brim, chief IP counsel at HP
: Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion [...]

W3IP Law attend YP Gold Coast with Danny Maher

Danny, who has been named Australian CEO of the Year and sits at the helm of a booming business that services more than 115,000 organisations worldwide, is a champion for the Gold Coast’s evolution into an IT hub. Gold Coaster Danny Maher is at the forefront of one of the fastest growing business software companies […]

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Applying for a Trade Mark Overseas

It is important to understand the complexities of registering a trade mark in foreign countries as businesses expand their operations overseas and brands globalise. In this article, we highlight some key points that every business owner should keep in mind when applying for an international trade mark using the Madrid Protocol system. Use the Madrid […]

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When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement?

When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement? Parties will need to ensure that the confidential business information they will share will not be disclosed or misused, before they can enter into a commercial relationship. A confidentiality agreement or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is often the first step towards a commercial relationship. This type of […]

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When is the right time to file a Trade Mark?

When to apply for a Trade Mark As a business owner, protecting your brand name and registering a trade mark is one of the most important steps in positioning your business for sustained success. Brand identity is fast becoming one of the most valuable assets for a business. A ‘brand’ is often associated with a […]

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Terms and Conditions for Online Marketplace Agreements

An online marketplace can be operated through an app or e-commerce site where people can meet for the supply and purchase of products and services. This applies when you as the marketplace operator offer a marketplace in one convenient place for introducing sellers and buyers who use your website or app as a marketing service. […]

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App Terms and Conditions of Use (‘App Terms’)

An app is a type of software for a mobile device and is primarily functionality driven. It runs on the device itself and is downloaded and installed, typically from an app marketplace such as the Apple App Store or Android’s Google Play Store. App Terms sets out the rights and obligations of the users of […]

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Trade Mark Attorneys Australia

Is it time to file a trade mark for your brand name? We are a firm of registered Trade Mark Attorneys that provide expert intellectual property, trade mark attorney and technology law services. If you don’t protect your trade mark, your business can suffer a serious loss in value due to IP theft, loss of reputation, […]

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Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy – What is needed

Website Terms and Conditions of Use (‘Website Terms’)  A Website Terms will apply to every visitor on your website. A website runs on a browser and is information based with a primary objective of supplying content and information about a company or person, products or services or other target market. Your Website Terms set out […]

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Inside Wire: Be Smart and Protect your Trade Marks

A Trade Mark is a valuable Business Asset Your brand name or image is your most valuable business asset. It is a critical and valuable asset irrespective of the size of your business. The identity of your goods and services is worth protecting. A registered trade mark gives you the exclusive legal right to use, […]

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Consulting with an Intellectual Property Lawyer

Useful Tips to check your IP is protected when Consulting an Intellectual Property Lawyer in Sydney A business should consult with an intellectual property lawyer or patent and trade mark attorney when seeking to protect their intellectual property. It is best to consult with an expert on the most appropriate form of protection. Experts can […]

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