Copyright - News©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsFashion firms reveal how they protect IPCounsel at Lacoste, Chanel, Swarovski and Furla talked about what they look for in external counsel, clearance, mitigating infringement risk, what and when to register and enforcement at MARQUES, 21 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMTHow the EU Copyright Directive could affect trade marksSpeakers at the MARQUES annual conference analysed how the European copyright legislation could raise challenges for brand owners and benefit the furniture industry. They delved into amendments made to the directive draft voted through last week, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMTHow automotive brands are fighting the rise of counterfeit partsEuropean counsel at Audi, Philips Automotive and a German car manufacturer tell Managing IP about how they’re using a combination of litigation, technology and communication to fight off the growing fake car-parts market, 17 Sep 2018 21:00:00 GMTChina’s new e-commerce law still has loopholes for infringersThe law is unclear on disclosure of vendor identification data and duty of care for e-commerce platforms, which could place a large new burden on IP owners, 17 Sep 2018 05:00:00 GMTCanadian Supreme Court rules ISPs can charge some costs of identifying illegal downloadersISPs’ obligations in tackling illegal downloading have been clarified in Rogers Communications v Voltage Pictures. They can charge copyright holders for some steps in identifying suspected customers but not those costs incurred under the notice and notice regime, 14 Sep 2018 23:15:00 GMTGerman Supreme Court refers questions to CJEU in YouTube copyright caseThe questions to the CJEU concern whether YouTube has primary liability for videos uploaded without the permission of right holders, with the German judges also suggesting the platform acts as a neutral intermediary for the purposes of copyright, 13 Sep 2018 22:15:00 GMTCopyright Directive approved by EU ParliamentAfter its rejection in July, the Digital Single Market Copyright Directive has been endorsed by the EU Parliament. But the controversial provisions contained in Articles 11 and 13 were only voted in by a narrow majority, 12 Sep 2018 17:15:00 GMTYouTube condemns Article 13 ahead of EU Copyright Directive voteYouTube has published a blog slamming Article 13 of the EU Digital Single Market Copyright Directive. It is unclear how the website would handle the provision making it directly liable for copyright infringement, 07 Sep 2018 17:45:00 GMTCreating an effective FinTech IP strategyAWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection mechanisms and considers how revised guidelines could provide opportunities to protect technology in this rapidly developing sector, 06 Sep 2018 00:15:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsOur monthly column devoted to IP curiosities and controversies includes Judge Gilstrap's Google grumble, Delaware's judge gap closing and Clint Eastwood's involvement in an unusual patent case, 01 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMTBrexit no-deal could send cigarette packaging up in flamesThe UK government’s Brexit no-deal guidance has raised uncertainty over tobacco plain packaging that uses EU copyrighted images. IP practitioners say the potential disruption to UK cigarette companies will depend on the EU Commission’s attitude to its IP, 28 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMTBlockchain and IP: asset and challengeManaging IP explores how blockchain innovations are being protected with IP, and also pose unique challenges to patents, trade marks, copyright and trade secrets, 23 Aug 2018 23:30:00 GMTICANN appeals German court injunction rejectionThe internet overseer says the court was wrong to rule that it did not “sufficiently explain” or provide a “credible reason” why it wanted to force one of its registrars to collect data on new registrants, 23 Aug 2018 16:15:00 GMTFitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto to join VenableThe combined law firm will have about 175 IP lawyers after the deal’s expected November completion, 21 Aug 2018 21:00:00 GMTABS pre-1972 copyright case against CBS to be replayedA copy of the original analogue sound recording will rarely exhibit the necessary originality to qualify for independent copyright protection, writes Judge Richard Linn, sitting by designation, 21 Aug 2018 20:30:00 GMTAIPPI appoints Arno Hold as executive directorHold was the Dean of external relations, member of the president's board and lecturer on international trade at the University of St Gallen, 21 Aug 2018 16:15:00 GMTInterview: Baidu’s Jian Qin on the role of patents in its strategyThe Chinese tech company’s IP leader explains to Karry Lai why his focus has shifted more to patent and trade secret protection from copyright and internet IP. He says a big focus is good quality patents to compete on the world stage, 21 Aug 2018 04:00:00 GMTBrazil “on the verge” of increasing prison time for IP violationsBusinesses are pushing to amend Brazil’s industrial property law in order to increase prison sentences for trade mark, industrial design, and patent infringement, 10 Aug 2018 18:00:00 GMTThe latest IP people moves in the AmericasIntellectual property moves include McDermott Will & Emery’s head of trade secrets moving to DLA Piper, administrative patent judge Lora Green joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and hires by Latham & Watkins, Ropes & Gray and more, 10 Aug 2018 16:30:00 GMTCJEU gives clearer picture of copyright law in Cordoba caseCopying work onto a server and uploading it is deemed “communication to the public" in a decision that also distinguishes between hyperlinking and posting online under copyright law, 08 Aug 2018 14:15:00 GMTArista to pay Cisco $400m patent and copyright settlementThe parties agree “that, with limited exceptions, no new litigation will be brought over patents or copyrights related to existing products, for five years”, 08 Aug 2018 02:00:00 GMTGerman court rejects ICANN’s injunction requestIn a ruling that leaves unanswered questions about right holders’ future ability to enforce online, ICANN’S request for a preliminary injunction to make one of its registrars collect data on new registrants has been denied, 06 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMTCheese opinion could leave a bad taste for copyright lawCopyright flexibility throughout the EU could be seriously limited if the CJEU follows the Advocate General’s reasoning behind his opinion that taste should not be copyright protected. One lawyer describes it as the “right decision based on flawed logic”, 02 Aug 2018 20:30:00 GMTGet ready for a new UK disclosure menuThe judiciary in England and Wales has announced a pilot scheme for the new rules on disclosure that may affect intellectual property disputes, 02 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMTFour attributes in-house IP lawyers want from outside counselIn-house counsel from L'Oréal, Avon, and Louis Vuitton recently shared what they look for from their outside counsel, as well as habits to avoid, 26 Jul 2018 09:00:00 GMTTaste of cheese can’t be copyright protected: CJEU AGA top EU court adviser has recommended that the taste of cheese not be protected by copyright and that protection should only be applied to work that is seen or heard, 25 Jul 2018 15:30:00 GMTUEFA scores against ISPs againThe English High Court has extended a live blocking injunction for UEFA less than a week after it extended a similar order for the English Premier League. Other sports such as Formula One are tipped to follow suit, 25 Jul 2018 02:00:00 GMTEnglish Premier League scores copyright hat trick against ISPsThe English High Court has extended a live blocking injunction for the Football Association Premier League, showing that such injunctions are here to stay but adds nothing about who should pay for them, 20 Jul 2018 19:30:00 GMTICANN GDPR case referred to German higher courtICANN is attempting to force one of its domain name registrars to collect data on new registrants in an effort to maintain the integrity of the WHOIS platform, used by rights holders to aid online enforcement, 20 Jul 2018 19:30:00 GMTThe copyright considerations of artificial intelligenceAI intersects with copyright in two ways: protecting AI software by registering the source code as a copyright and determining liability and ownership of AI-generated creative works, 18 Jul 2018 03:00:00 GMT