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Photographer sues Associated Press over Jennifer Lopez picture

US18-10-2017

A professional photographer has sued the Associated Press for using a picture he took of singer Jennifer Lopez without permission, with the picture going on to feature on the Daily Mail news website.

eBay launches authentication service for $500 designer bags

US17-10-2017

eBay has launched a service where “industry experts” can verify the authenticity of a seller’s designer handbag before it is shipped to the buyer.

Costco wins transfer of domain name at WIPO

International16-10-2017

Wholesaler Costco has won the transfer of a domain name from an Australian citizen, despite him saying it made “no sense” to continue proceedings as he would willingly transfer the domain.

Chanel sues group based in ‘lax’ jurisdictions

US16-10-2017

French fashion company Chanel has filed a complaint against 20 defendants who “operate in foreign jurisdictions with lax trademark systems” for allegedly selling counterfeit goods online.

Smiley face symbol beams as trademark granted

11-10-2017

The Smiley Company, which licenses the famous yellow smiley face emoticon, has won a trademark battle in Chile.

Richemont takes on Chloé and Cartier counterfeiters

US10-10-2017

Luxury goods company Richemont, which owns brands such as Chloé and Cartier, has sued a group of Chinese citizens running internet stores allegedly designed to fool customers into thinking they are licensed sellers.

Change needed to tackle ‘fake lawyers’: report

International10-10-2017

Lawyers should begin switching to a .law domain name to protect themselves from the growing threat of “fake lawyers”, a report has said.

Pirate ad revenue halved by ‘industry efforts’: report

US09-10-2017

Advertising revenue for websites showing pirated content in the US has been slashed by between 48% and 61% in the past year, according to a report by the Trustworthy Accountability Group.

Rightscorp signs deal to protect Chinese content in US

China, US04-10-2017

US-based copyright protection agency Rightscorp has signed an agreement with a Chinese businessman on behalf of a “major Chinese media company” to monitor content for online infringement in the US.

Facebook wins transfer of domain after two offers to sell

US04-10-2017

Social media website Facebook has won the transfer of a “confusingly similar” domain name registered in India.

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