here. The Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice's jiplp blog offers a handy case note, "Exceptions to public lending rights and authors’ remuneration: the ECJ in Vewa v Belgium" here; the authors are Enrico Bonadio (City University London) and Marco Bellezza (Portolano Colella Cavallo, Italy). If you're feeling melodramatic or really hate that feeling of impotence that arises when you know there's an official web page out there with the information you want but you just can't find it, try "Wuthering Sites: a drama for users of the Patents Court", a guest post by Vicki Salmon (IP asset) on the PatLit weblog. Finally, if you are fascinated by German copyright but can't tell your Johnny Depp from your Marcus Off, take a quick peep at Monika Bruss's "How Fair is Fair?" on the 1709 Blog.
China, where lists are published twice a year by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce
Japan – where marks designated in decisions as being well known are listed by the Industrial Property Digital Library
Czech Republic. This list is for information only, and has no legal status
Mexico: in relation to declarations of notoriety and fame
Brazil – This increasingly important jurisdiction maintains a list of famous or highly reputed marks (that status is recorded against the mark concerned)
Turkey (though the current status of list is not clear)
here. Thanks, Chris Torrero, for drawing it to this Kat's attention [Merpel's sulking that there isn't an equivalent of the HGC for cats. Humans aren't the only life forms with DNA, she moans ...]. nb This HGC isn't the other HGC -- the Human Genome Center which, as you can guess from the American spelling of Centre, is based in Tokyo, Japan,