here. If alchemy is your scene, you may also believe in fairies, Father Christmas and that even more dubious concept -- the clean simplicity of Europe's design protection laws. JIPLP editorial board member Paul Joseph (RPC) takes a look at the concept of 'cool' in recent British design infringement litigation. You can read Paul's carefully chosen words on the jiplp weblog here. Cool or hot? When it comes to US copyright litigation over the resale of loaded second-hand MP3s (cool if you're a music lover, hot if you're not) Iona Harding's 1709 Blog post on EMI v ReDigi here sets the scene for litigation which may well be replicated in a number of jurisdictions.
|Secret technology: the British 'Stealth'|
catapult, guaranteed to deliver a nuclear
warhead several hundred metres.
Environmentally friendly, it complies
with all fuel emission and sound
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news that, according to the Copyright Agency of the Azerbaijan Republic, in the period 2003-2012, the Agency uncovered 30 plagiarised publications, including six scientific works, five literary works, two dictionaries, and one encyclopedia. The remaining plagiarised works were secondary school and university textbooks and school supplies: "The most interesting detail in these statistics is that approximately 95 percent of the uncovered plagiarized textbooks are university material". The IPKat is impressed to see how great is the local commitment to education ...