Were you away and missed the last week of IPKat? Well, here's Never Too Late, number 98, and bang up to date!
* Are academic publishers liable for ginormous damages?
* What does the timing of the US Defend Trade Secrets Act and EU Trade Secrets Directive really mean for companies?
* Thursday Thingies
* To tub, or not to tub? Last chance to comment on Civil Justice Council's expert hot-tubbing survey
* IP wrangling (briefly) delays Mourinho's anointment as new Manchester United manager
What was the hold up with the Special One's latest deal? Nick Smallwood explores the IP issues at play and the lighter side of personal image and trade mark rights.
This book by Ana Ramalho a must for copyright policy makers and researchers, says Nicola Searle.
Never too late 96 [week ending on Sunday 15 May] Takedown request tactics in Italy | Wines, spirits, cheese & GI infringement | EU report on GI infringement published | Merpel on latest developments at EPO | Does UPC spell disaster for the EPO boards of appeal? | Andy Grove: in memoriam | Friday Fantasies | Has Federal Circuit revived computer-implemented inventions? | AIPPI event on EU trade mark reform | Ex Deep Purple member registers band name as trade mark | Copyright in the telephone directory
Never too late 95 [week ending on Sunday 8 May] The Economist presents an anti-patent narrative (and is set straight) | UPC Code of Conduct | Period of compensation for trademark violation - Advocate General Wathelet's decision in C-280/15 'Nikolajeva' | Independent Fashion and IP | Italy approaches UPC ratification | Creative franchising copyright - notably of the Klingon language | ITMA discussion of the Trunki decision | IP Challenges in Bio-Pharmaceuticals | Tobacco Products Directive is valid, according to CJEU | Universal Music score summary judgment against IFP
Never too late 94 [week ending on Sunday 1 May] - Vantablack: is it possible to have rights over a colour? | Anne Frank's diary & geoblocking | Magic Leap lampoons Google Glass | Arnold's decision in Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar RT v Generics| US Trade Secrets Act passes House | Publishing and the Machine| DSM Communication on Platforms leaked!| Google Books legal saga ends | s52 CPDA repeal comes into force 28 July 2016 | The latest Jack Wills v House of Fraser judgment