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Monday, 25 July 2016

Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat this week

IPKat keeps it cool
Were you away and missed the last week of the IPKat? Never Too Late 106 is here to bring you what you missed.


Internkat looks back on Heythrop v CAPS. Should animals be able to own copyright?



Eleonora Rosati presents the latest decision concerning ISP liability from the Rome Court of First Instance, ruling that Megavideo can be regarded as a hosting provider.



Amerikat Annesley Merelle Ward explains why Mr Justice Arnold rejected a claim to consider infringement of a German designation in Rhodia v Molycorp. To maintain English courts' jurisdiction, claimants need to let go of foreign validity challenges.



Katfriend Amy Crouch brings us the two decisions and developments in the Napp v Dr Reddy's and Sandoz litigation. 



Mark Schweizer presents Germany's Federal Court of Justice (BGH) decision to uphold a contourless red colour mark, overruling the German Federal Patent Court's decision to cancel the registration.



The Tribunal de Grande Instance (TGI) rules that it is not possible to filter all search results for certain keywords.. "torrent" for instance. This would amount to a general surveillance measure and therefore not be an acceptable measure.



Katonomist Nicola Searle is impressed by this book edited by Kung-Chung Liu and Uday S. Racherla., particularly the empirical analyis modelling innovation and IPRs, and the use of diagrams and figures.




PREVIOUSLY ON NEVER TOO LATE

Never too late 105 [week ending on Sunday 17 July] High Court rejects Seretide combination colour mark in Glaxo v Sandos | Conference report: Should you arbitrate FRAND terms? | Friday Foghorn, including UK IPO invitation for IP valuation research bids

Never too late 104 [week ending on Sunday 10 July] e-Sport in the French Digital Republic Bill | Aspartame is back -- and is Pepsi playing by a new branding playbook| The USPTO moves to clear "Trademark Deadwood" | Court of Appeal of England and Wales confirms availability of blocking injunctions in online trade mark cases  An opportunity for IP scholars seeking future careers | CJEU says that operators of physical marketplaces may be forced to stop trade mark infringements of market-traders | Book review: the law and practice of trade mark transactions | Own name defence in Singapore| Cartier rapid response event | AG Wathelet on out of print books | Maccoffee: McDonalds not loving it

Never too late 103 [week ending on Sunday 3 July] | Publicity Rights v First Amendment EU Trade marks Article 28 Declarations | Non-EU UK in the UPC? | Book review: IP Strategy, Valuation and Damages | Brexit and Copyright | In memoriam of David Goldring | Openness, innovation and patents

Never too late 102 [week ending on Sunday 26 June]  | Neighbouring rights for publishers | US Supreme Court makes it easier to obtain patent enhanced damages | US Supreme Court in Halo and Kirtsaeng makes IP victory sweeter for successful parties | Enlarged Board publishes decision: EPO President violated judicial independence | Dear Europe... UK leaves the EU | Dear UK... 

Never too late 101 [week ending on Sunday 19 June] Procedure to remove EPO Board Member ends abruptly | Trade mark "bully" | EU Trade Secrets Directive | Cannibalism, Branding and Market Segmentation | A-G Szpunar declares Rubik's Cube shape mark invalid | Apple and the podcast industry | IP Inclusive | Coke defends opposition to 'ZERO' marks



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