|This case is all about|
seats for airplanes
|Golden Eggs for the|
Golden Gate ...
New logo. The 1709 Blog, which likes to bring you news and views concerning copyright in all its glory, has just had a new face-lift just a new template, really) in order to inaugurate its new logo. It's not supposed to represent a copyright-shaped cake with a chunk cut out of it, but rather an old-fashioned clock face, without numbers, but with the hour and minute hands pointing respectively to the '5' (in the 24 hour clock system "17") and just ahead of the '2' (representing one sixth of the twelve five-minute intervals into which minutes are divided, or "09", which is just before "10"), giving you ... 1709.
last shot before the Easter break, PatLit's PCC Page series on the workings of the Patents County Court (PCC) for England and Wales ponders the prospect of a PCC litigant striking out a somewhat mischievous counter action brought against him in the more expensive Patents Court by his PCC defendant. IP Finance carries a bit of news which most people have missed -- the establishment in Taiwan of a bank to support Taiwanese businesses which find themselves at the receiving end of a writ for patent infringement (here). The Class 99 weblog has spotted an appeal to the Court of Justice of the European Union in one of the most curious spats between a design and a trade mark we've seen to date (here, over the artwork displayed on the left). And if you never knew what a MetroCartist was, Art & Artifice will surely tell you here.
|Not the courts -- Manchester's|