Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Copyright©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution and CopyrightHow blockchain will change intellectual property – copyrightManaging IP is publishing a series of articles that looks at how blockchain technology is changing the landscape of IP. In this article, Ellie Mertens analyses its implications for copyright, 13 Mar 2018 04:45:00 GMTTell us how IP law firm issues are changing – take our survey!CPA Global is teaming up with Managing IP and B2B International to explore the issues faced by intellectual property law firms around the world as they tackle the legal challenges of a fast-paced and ever-evolving IP-led economy. A synopsis of the findings will be shared with survey participants, 07 Mar 2018 16:15:00 GMTNike successfully plays defence in Jumpman copyright appealThe Ninth Circuit has found that a photo taken by a Nike photographer used to create the iconic “Jumpman” image is not substantially similar to a photo of Michael Jordan taken in 1984 because they only share similarities in general ideas or concepts, 01 Mar 2018 21:30:00 GMTDoes embedding copyrighted content constitute infringement? NY judge says yesA ruling that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted image on a website amounts to direct infringement changes the well-established regime of the server test. Ellie Mertens asks copyright lawyers how big a deal this is, 26 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMTAll of our 2018 Awards shortlists are now out!Managing IP is holding three awards dinners in March, recognising the best intellectual property law firms and individuals around the world. The shortlists for our EMEA, Americas and Asia Awards have now all been published, 12 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMTHighlights from our International Women’s Leadership ForumLucy Songi reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including Brexit, brand management, the digital single market and career development were discussed, 09 Feb 2018 04:15:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the year, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlists, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlists, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMTUK Supreme Court hears arguments on costs of ISP blocking ordersWho should pay for the costs of implementing orders to block websites that sell counterfeit goods? That was the question considered by the UK Supreme Court in the Cartier International v British Telecommunications case on January 30, 31 Jan 2018 02:30:00 GMTInterview: Copyright litigator Richard Busch discusses new Spotify lawsuitRichard Busch, the King & Ballow attorney behind three lawsuits against Spotify last year, shares his outlook on Wixen Music Publishing’s recent $1.6bn suit against the streaming service, 24 Jan 2018 14:30:00 GMTCases and trends to watch in Canada in 2018Among potential Canada trials and trends anticipated in 2018 are the Supreme Court’s clarification on several copyright issues, and continued amendments to IP law in compliance with several international treaties’ requirements, 15 Jan 2018 04:30:00 GMTCJEU rules TV programme copies in cloud must be authorised by copyright holderIn its VCAST v RTI judgement, the CJEU has ruled that copies of television programmes made available by being saved in the cloud must be authorised by the holder of the copyright or related rights because the service constitutes a retransmission, 30 Nov 2017 13:45:00 GMTHow “strikingly similar” works can Lose Yourself a copyright case in New ZealandA recent copyright win in New Zealand for rapper Eminem highlights the risks involved in creating a work with another work in mind, and may be influential in other Commonwealth jurisdictions like Australia and the United Kingdom, 09 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTHangzhou internet court off to a busy startThe Hangzhou Internet Court has been operational for two months. As e-commerce popularity explodes in China, jurisdictional cyber courts could help to take load off local courts, 31 Oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTThe long road to modernizing copyright in the USIn a presentation, acting register of copyrights Karyn Temple Claggett said the US Copyright Office is on a “rulemaking roll”, and discussed the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act and other potential legislation, 24 Oct 2017 05:30:00 GMTWe Shall Overcome not covered by copyrightCivil rights movement anthem “We Shall Overcome” has been ruled to be in the public domain, with the Southern District of New York deciding that 1960 and 1963 applications for a copyright in the song were significantly flawed, 14 Sep 2017 20:45:00 GMTGraham v Prince set to test the limits of fair useA case that is heating up in a New York district court could have broad implications for copyright in the context of social media and the internet, and could ultimately end up at the Supreme Court, 24 Aug 2017 15:15:00 GMTQatar files WTO complaints against fellow GCC statesQatar's request for dispute consultations with Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates alleges that their actions restrict trade-related IP rights, 04 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMTReaction to the Access Copyright ruling in CanadaOne observer calls Access Copyright v York University “potentially the most disruptive copyright decision we have ever seen in Canadian jurisprudence”. Issues to be resolved include what happens around a new tariff, how other universities will react and whether York will appeal, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMTCanada’s Federal Court upholds interim tariff in Access Copyright rulingYork University is required to pay the interim tariff established by the Copyright Board of Canada in 2010, Canada’s Federal Court rules in Access Copyright v York University. The court said the tariff is “mandatory, not voluntary”, 12 Jul 2017 21:45:00 GMTGoogle’s Supreme Court of Canada loss raises censorship concernsIn Google v Equustek, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google forcing the search engine to globally de-index Datalink’s websites being used to unlawfully sell the intellectual property of Equustek. The decision was welcomed by the music industry but disappointed free expression advocates, 28 Jun 2017 23:45:00 GMTJersey Boys, GSK, Teva, Gene Simmons, Imagine, top universities for patents, Texas trade secrets – the week in IPA ruling in the Jersey Boys copyright dispute, a $235m award to GlaxoSmithKline, the end of Gene Simmons’ efforts to register a hand gesture as a trade mark, a process to add Yoko Ono to Imagine’s songwriting credits, the top 100 universities granted patents and amendments to Texas trade secrets law were in the intellectual property news in the past week, 22 Jun 2017 15:45:00 GMTThe corporate IP stars of 2017Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its 2017 list of highly recommended in-house counsel who deal with IP, 31 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2017)Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMTRegister of Copyrights selection bill clears House Judiciary CommitteeA bill that would require that the head of the US Copyright Office is a presidential nominee has been approved by the US House of Representatives judiciary committee. Bob Goodlatte, the committee’s chairman, says this is “the first initial legislative step” of wider copyright reform, 29 Mar 2017 21:45:00 GMTUS Supreme Court finds cheerleading uniform designs copyright eligibleThe Supreme Court has held that the designs in a cheerleading uniform satisfy the test for copyright protection in its Star Athletica v Varsity Brands ruling. Observers say the decision provides a standard test to be applied to the separability analysis, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:00 GMTMIP Global Awards 2017: The highlights85 awards, including for corporate social responsibility and in-house achievement, were presented at Managing IP’s 12th Global Awards dinner at The Savoy in London last week. The photos from the event have also been published, 15 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMTCanadian Federal Court awards Nintendo C$12.8m in TPM firstThe Canadian Federal Court has shown it isn’t playing when it comes to copyright infringement in game industry, in the first ruling to consider technological protection measures introduced in 2012, 14 Mar 2017 23:45:00 GMTThe top US copyright plaintiffs since 2015 revealedThe Central District of California and Southern District of New York are the top districts for US copyright litigation since 2009, a Lex Machina report reveals. In the past year, textile pattern litigation has increased greatly, while file-sharing cases have dropped, 10 Feb 2017 00:45:00 GMT