|After this case, the words|
"grilling the witnesses"
will never sound
quite the same ...
|The Danish Royal Crest|
could easily be adapted
to suit Prince Harry's
[did they simply turn the other cheek, wonders Merpel ...]. The Sun newspaper however published photos of the Prince's bottom. This led to the neatly symmetrical notion that formerly it was said that the sun shone out of Harry's backside. Now it appears that Harry's backside shines out of The Sun.
|Are the Chinese pandering to EPO |
demands? (photo by Emanuela
The European Patent Office is pleased to announce that as of 3 September 2012 it is implementing automatic electronic exchange of priority documents with the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People's Republic of China for first filings at SIPO and the EPO.
To qualify for this service [ah, so it's not quite automatic], which is free of charge [good -- but why shouldn't it be?] and not subject to any formalities on the part of the applicant [ditto], the European patent application or the Chinese national patent or utility model application claiming priority from a first filing at the other office must have been filed on or after 3 September 2012.
AltusHost" ("We Build the Future!"). The judgment, which may be read with ease and comfort by anyone who is fluent in legal Dutch, is here. For those less linguistically talented, this note in Computerworld will probably be sufficient. In short, not only has Belize-based AltusHost been ordered to block 25 counterfeit websites it hosts, but that company has signed an agreement which (inter alia) provides that it will shut down any and all counterfeit websites it hosts worldwide within five days of receiving a request from Joris & Co to do so. Our hero adds: "We hope this may provide some support in the fight against online counterfeiting". Says the Kat, "well done!"