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When Shakespeare wrote "something is rotten in the state of Denmark," he might have very well been describing the Danish court system in 2019. The number of IP lawsuits filed before the Danish district courts has been reduced by half since 2010, and GuestKat Alex Woolger lets us know if we can expect Fortinbras to ride in any time soon.

The updated EPO examination guidelines are here, and GuestKat Rose Hughes analyzed some of the highlights.

GuestKat Alex Woolgar updates us on Lord Justice Arnold's unsurprising decision on Glaxo Wellcome UK Limited and Anor v Sandoz Limited and Ors [2019] EWHC 2545, a.k.a. the "Purple Inhaler Wars".

Copyright 

Kat friend Fredy Sánchez Merino brought us a report on the Colombian Constitutional Court, which has issued a ruling (C-345-19) that recognizes the constitutionality of statutory damages for copyright infringement, included as part of the latest amendments to the national copyright law.

Book review editor Hayleigh Bosher reviews Digital Copyright, Law and Practice by Simon Stokes. Now in its fifth edition, this book offers a readable introduction to digital copyright and related areas such as moral rights, database rights and competition law.

The Beijing Internet Court heard its first copyright case, regarding plagiarized content on Douyin, the Chinese equivalent of Tik Tok. SpecialKat Tian Lv has the story. 

Cybersecurity

Book review editor Hayleigh Bosher reviews A Practical Guide to the Law of Domain Names and Cybersquatting by Andrew Clemson. the 2018 World Intellectual Property Organisation report which demonstrated an increase in the number of cases and growing concern around domain names and cyber squatting, and this book provides guidance for both complainants and respondents in such matters.


Never too late: if you missed The IPKat last week Never too late: if you missed The IPKat last week Reviewed by Lucy Isaev on Thursday, October 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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