US company Turtle Wax, which makes care products for cars, has allegedly ordered a smaller UK rival to stop using the ‘#reflectie’ hashtag to promote a Facebook competition.
Social media can be more powerful for brands than advertising, and right holders should therefore think twice before enforcing their IP, in-house counsel at CBS and Pinterest say.
Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of a company that makes virtual reality technology is potentially at risk after claims of IP infringement.
Online photograph supplier Getty Images has released around 33 million photos from its 60 million-strong portfolio for free.
Three UN agencies have combined to educate tourists about the dangers of a number of illicit practices such as counterfeiting.
Twitter has started to shoot down images of the Top Gun movie that were posted on a maverick user’s account.
A pet-themed social network has accused Facebook of being a “trademark bully” after a dispute over the “Facepets” trademark.
Agence France-Press and Getty Images, fined $1.22 million last year for infringing a photographer’s copyright, have labelled the fine “shockingly excessive”.
A US court should not allow the Agence France-Presse and Getty Images to have a “second bite at the apple” of a copyright suit, lawyers for Daniel Morel have argued.