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Apple fights back after iPhone trademark defeat

Brazil15-02-2013

Apple has filed cancellation proceedings against a Brazilian company's ‘iphone’ trademark after its own application for exclusive use of the mark was refused by Brazil’s industrial property office (INPI).

Comcast NBC: the implications for IP

US14-02-2013

The USA’s biggest cable TV operator Comcast has completed its buyout of media company NBC Universal for $16.7 billion, in a deal that raises interesting IP questions.

Trademark agent fails to protect own domain

Netherlands13-02-2013

A Dutch trademark agent has failed to protect one of its own trademarks and lost a cybersquatting dispute to one of its founding shareholders.

Amazon performs U-turn on Space Marine book

US12-02-2013

Internet retailer Amazon has re-instated an e-book on its website that it removed last year after complaints about trademark infringement.

Avantiq appoints new CEO

Luxembourg, Switzerland12-02-2013

Trademark and domain name search provider Avantiq has appointed its director of strategic relations and marketing, Larissa Best, as CEO.

Microsoft faces patent suit over Bing Ads

US11-02-2013

A US company has sued Microsoft for allegedly infringing two search engine patents that a jury fined Google and AOL for infringing last year.

Motorola patents quashed in Microsoft lawsuit

US08-02-2013

A US judge has invalidated parts of three video technology patents held by Google-owned Motorola Mobility, narrowing its lawsuit with Microsoft.

High Court denies film companies Newzbin profits

UK08-02-2013

A judge at England’s High Court has refused to award the Motion Picture Association piracy profits generated by indexing website Newzbin2, arguing that to do so could have a “chilling effect on innovation and creativity.”

UDRP cases at WIPO hit record high

Switzerland07-02-2013

Trademark owners filed a record number of cybersquatting complaints at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2012, according to an industry report.

Amazon granted second-hand digital marketplace patent

US06-02-2013

Internet retailer Amazon has been granted a patent to underpin an online marketplace allowing consumers to resell digital goods, but the technology could have copyright implications for the company.

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