The IPKat is somewhat crestfallen to see that so few people have so far taken the trouble to sign Afro IP's petition (details here) for an urgent investigation into the death of Warrant Officer Johan Nortje. Although South Africa may seem a long way away if you're not there, it's pretty close to home when it comes to people importing counterfeits -- just as they do in other places -- and when those good folk whom we pay to protect our legitimate interests die in the course of their duty.
here. Some readers may also need to note Commission Regulation 1218/2010, also of 14 December 2010, on the application of Article 101(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to certain categories of specialisation agreements (here). Both Regulations came into force on 1 January 2011, replacing earlier Regulations with similarly descriptive names.
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here for background]. Stuart Lumsden has emailed that Kats further, to let them know that his team now looks like it will be taking the field under the unwieldy title of "The CIPA, ITMA and CIPA Informals Cricket Club". Surely one of our readers can come up with a shorter, snappier name than that?