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Every week our Americas editor Michael Loney rounds up some of the interesting, amusing and simply weird IP stories from news reports and blogs. Utynam picks out a few recent highlights

Tam ruling inspires offensive requests

Credit Anthony Pidgeon

At least nine applications to register racially-charged words and symbols as trade marks have been filed with the USPTO since the Supreme Court's Tam ruling, reports Reuters.

The applications include seven for...


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RT @MarquesIP: Success for Starbucks as EU General Court annuals BoA decision finding no similarity between COFFEE ROCKS application & STAR…

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ICYMI, the US Supreme Court granted cert to a patent case late on Friday https://t.co/jC9Dw1uOJN WesternGeco v Ion… https://t.co/sshE3N2QUB

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The fourth amendment to the IP laws of Vietnam came into force yesterday https://t.co/S7gKuqqfDR

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