|Even Kats like to acquire|
some new skills ...
here (by the way, it's in French). Good luck Axel, say the Kats, we do like your origami bird logo (left). Elsewhere, Art & Artifice started its 2014 blogging with "Tax exempt artworks: a "racket in urgent need of reform"?", a neat post by art-expert-turned-tax-lawyer Liz Emerson. On Class 99 Hossain Badamchi gifts the blog with a story of how Lindt saved its packaging from a predatory design registrant in Iran by dint of its earlier trade mark registration, while blog founder David Musker muses on the problems of downloading Community design registration certificates. In an open letter on the jiplp weblog, Julian Cockbain asks whether the European Patent Office's facility for petitioning to review non-kosher Board of Appeal decisions is actually a Norwegian parrot. On the 1709 Blog, we read a lament from veteran Polish DJ Yahu Pawul that copyright collecting societies are persecuting his species. Finally, on IP Finance, fellow Kat Neil considers the economics of the cinema and who or what theatres are actually competing against.