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International IP: Victoria’s Secret Loses “Pink” Trademark Case in UK

A judge in the United Kingdom ruled that Victoria’s Secret’s “Pink” brand infringed the trademark rights of Thomas Pink Ltd.

Thomas Pink, a subsidiary of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has been selling high-end clothing under the “Pink” brand since 1984. 579 more words

Intellectual Property

Jordan Rushie joins Randazza Legal Group

When I was in law school, I used to read The Legal Satyricon. I remember thinking “This blog is awesome! But I could never do anything like that.” … 486 more words

First Amendment

Battle of the Trolls

No, we are not talking about Middle-earth (sorry nerds). We are talking about an industry nuisance – the patent troll. Now, the image that may come to mind for you upon hearing the term “patent troll,” is one of a gnarly, greenish creature under a bridge sketching indecipherable images. 366 more words

Intellectual Property

Copyright

Ian Sommerville’s blog provoked this post, as it gave another chance to talk about copyright:

http://se9book.wordpress.com/2011/01/24/acm-considered-harmful/

It’s all wrapped up in the monopoly grants of copyright. 412 more words

Government

Trade Secret Theft: Feds Seek Sentencing for Drone Leak

The federal government recommended that a technical writer who tried to blackmail his former employer by threatening to sell the company’s trade secrets be sentenced to 41 months in prison. 584 more words

Intellectual Property

Monkey See – Monkey Do. Protecting A Photographer Serendipitous Fixation

Introduction
A ‘eureka’ moment is the moment of sudden unexpected discovery. Consider Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and how he dropped his mobile phone causing a ‘eureka’ moment which he, in turn, patented in the form of mini airbags that deploy if you drop your mobile phone. 1,572 more words

Sonata Software acquires stake in US-based Rezopia #Press #Media #HinduBusinessLine

Bangalore-based Sonata Software has acquired a controlling stake in California-based Rezopia for an undisclosed sum. This will help the company build Intellectual Property (IP) and get access to clients globally. 337 more words

Media