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Dating app accuses Tinder of “classic bully tactics” over TM

UK20-09-2019Saman Javed

Tinder has sent a second notice of infringement to a competing dating app, Wild, alleging that its use of a flame icon infringes Tinder’s trademark.

Brands should add social media to their IP protection strategies: MarkMonitor

EU, US20-09-2019Saman Javed

Almost two thirds of consumers believe it is a brand owner’s responsibility to keep them safe from counterfeiters, a new report suggests.

Swiss Parliament approves anti-piracy legislation

Switzerland18-09-2019Sarah Morgan

Switzerland’s Parliament amended its copyright law earlier this week, in a bid to modernise the law for the digital age and crack down on piracy.

PIPCU arrests hacker accused of stealing unreleased songs

UK, US16-09-2019Sarah Morgan

The City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has arrested a suspected hacker who allegedly stole unreleased songs from world-famous recording artists.

Nintendo sues pirate website for “mass scale” infringement

US13-09-2019Saman Javed

Nintendo has filed a copyright and trademark infringement suit against the operators of a website which allegedly offers pirate versions of its video games for download.

Use of illicit streaming devices surges in Philippines: report

Philippines12-09-2019Sarah Morgan

A third of Flipino consumers are using illicit streaming devices to stream pirated TV and video content, a 6% hike year-on-year, according to a survey commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy.

Tiffany takes on cybersquatters over counterfeit goods

US11-09-2019Rory O'Neill

Luxury fashion brand Tiffany has sued the operators of dozens of alleged cybersquatting websites that it says are selling counterfeit goods.

English High Court orders ISPs to block pirate sites selling Nintendo games

UK11-09-2019Saman Javed

The English High Court has ordered five major UK internet service providers to block access to websites which enable users to illegally download games for Nintendo’s Switch console.

Australian court to rule on TM dispute between Lavazza and Vittoria

Australia09-09-2019Saman Javed

The Federal Court of Australia is to hear a trademark dispute between Italian coffee company Lavazza and its Australian competitor Vittoria over the Italian word for “gold”.

US legislators call on Google to expand copyright efforts

US06-09-2019Rory O'Neill

A group of US lawmakers has told Google, parent company of YouTube, that creators risk being left behind by YouTube’s copyright protection policies.

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