Copyright - News©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsCJEU: Taste of food cannot have copyright protectionThe EU’s highest court ruled that the taste of a Dutch cheese called Heks’nkaas cannot be considered a copyrightable ‘work’ because it is subjective, 13 Nov 2018 09:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – Satanic Temple sues Netflix; Girl Scouts of USA takes on Boy Scouts; can Rihanna stop Trump playing her music?Managing IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 09 Nov 2018 19:15:00 GMTAre specialist or generalist courts better for judges?A judges panel at the Hong Kong Competition Commission conference shared experiences of use of specialist courts and mechanisms in adjudicating cases in areas including intellectual property, 07 Nov 2018 22:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – Federal Circuit’s Converse ruling, US indicts China entity for trade secret theft, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 05 Nov 2018 05:15:00 GMTAn Indian perspective on intermediaries and safe harboursRajendra Kumar and Deepak Gogia of K&S Partners examine when internet service providers are liable for infringement of intellectual property and when they are protected by safe harbours, 31 Oct 2018 05:45:00 GMTRevisiting Star Athletica’s impact on copyrightMeaghan Kent of Venable assesses highlights from the past year in copyright, including the influence of the Supreme Court’s Star Athletica ruling, enforcement of rights by photographers, and graffiti disputes, 31 Oct 2018 01:30:00 GMTRecent IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaIntellectual property people moves include 13 McKool Smith practitioners setting up new litigation boutique Reichman Jorgensen, Nicola Dagg and a team from Allen & Overy joining Kirkland & Ellis in London, and more, 30 Oct 2018 20:30:00 GMTOut of DMCA safe harbours, into choppy watersTwo recent cases have highlighted the gray areas of DMCA safe harbour rules, with one observer predicting “choppy waters for some time”, 30 Oct 2018 01:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – IP STARS deadline, France seeks SPC clarification, paparazzi photo right of publicity case, Italian Supreme Court derivative work ruling, and moreSanjana Kapila rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 29 Oct 2018 03:15:00 GMTRead all the news from the AIPLA Annual MeetingAll three issues of the AIPLA Daily Report newsletter are now available to download for free, 27 Oct 2018 19:45:00 GMTAG opinion: military records should not be copyrightableA top adviser to the Court of Justice of the EU has advised the court to rule that a simple military report cannot be protected by copyright, 25 Oct 2018 17:45:00 GMTChina contemplates IP appeals courtIP practitioners in China are concerned about the high volume of cases the proposed court would need to handle, 25 Oct 2018 14:45:00 GMTUS government backs registration approach in SCOTUS copyright caseAmicus brief in Fourth Estate v urges the Supreme Court to affirm the appeal court’s decision, which favoured the registration approach in copyright infringement litigation, 23 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMTLed Zeppelin ruling may help plaintiffs in other music copyright suitsThe Ninth Circuit’s Stairway to Heaven opinion has already been cited in an Ed Sheeran dispute. Copyright practitioners discuss its impact and issues to watch in the retrial, 19 Oct 2018 17:45:00 GMTGreece: Compulsory mediation restricts access to justice, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTSingapore: Singapore ranks as fifth most innovative country in the world, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTCJEU rules that family life does not trump copyright protectionThe owner of an internet connection used for copyright infringement through file-sharing cannot escape liability by naming a family member who may have used the connection, the CJEU holds, 18 Oct 2018 18:30:00 GMTProtecting the intellectual property of jewellery designsDyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Giovanna Marchese explore the circumstances under which jewellery may qualify for protection under US copyright and trade mark laws and discuss the shortcomings associated with each, 18 Oct 2018 05:15:00 GMT9th Circuit Led Zeppelin ruling introduces new copyright infringement frameworkThe Ninth Circuit’s Stairway to Heaven decision on September 28 offers a better application of the inverse ratio rule, according to one observer, 17 Oct 2018 00:45:00 GMTAIPPI Congress recap – resolutions, working questions, a new bureau team and an unusual occurrenceManaging IP rounds up some of the biggest developments from the 2018 AIPPI World Congress in Cancun at the end of September, 16 Oct 2018 20:45:00 GMTThe IP cases the US Supreme Court will rule on this termThe Supreme Court has already taken on one patent case and two copyright cases. We preview those and ask what other intellectual property cases have a chance of being granted cert, 08 Oct 2018 02:45:00 GMTHow will US Supreme Court define “full costs” in copyright cases?In Rimini Street v Oracle, the definition of “full costs” awarded to prevailing parties by the Copyright Act is disputed. IP practitioners weigh in on whether the court will decide it includes only taxable costs or non-taxable costs as well, 04 Oct 2018 21:30:00 GMT“Caving to US”, “sad capitulation”, “net loss” – How the USMCA will affect Canadian IPThe USMCA includes provisions for Canadian IP that extend protection for biologics and copyright, exporting what some observers see as the worst of US IP law to its northern neighbour, 03 Oct 2018 17:45:00 GMTHow the Music Modernization Act changes US copyright lawThe Act’s provisions, most controversial aspects and differences between the House and Senate versions examined, 02 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMTThe weakest link for copyright? Comparing US and Europe linking casesIn recent years, courts on both sides of the Atlantic have struggled to balance copyright owners’ rights and internet users’ freedom of information and expression in the context of linking, 01 Oct 2018 21:15:00 GMTUS Supreme Court takes on “full costs” copyright caseThe question in Rimini Street v Oracle is whether the Copyright Act's allowance of "full costs" to a prevailing party is limited to taxable costs or also authorises non-taxable costs, 27 Sep 2018 20:00:00 GMTGerman court refers second platform liability case to CJEUOne week after sending its YouTube case for a preliminary ruling, the German Federal Court of Justice has referred another matter to the CJEU to determine whether a second content-hosting platform is directly liable for copyright infringement, 27 Sep 2018 11:00:00 GMTBrexit no-deal IP guidance publishedThe UK government has published guidance on trade marks, copyright, patents, geographical indications, designs and exhaustion, confirming trade mark cloning and giving more information on SPCs and GIs. However, more information on exhaustion is still needed, 25 Sep 2018 16:15:00 GMTFashion 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 GMT