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A picture is worth two thousand... pounds
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2009

Getty Images, the stock photography agency, has won another litigation dispute over unauthorised use of one of its digital images


Patently a benefit from hard work
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2009

In general, any invention which is created by an employee in the normal course of his employment will belong to his employer


Contentious clauses, Lord Lucas and better broadband - welcome to Digital Britain
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2010

The controversial clause of the Digital Economy Bill which allows the Secretary of State to make changes to copyright law using secondary legislation, is to be diluted after a severe backlash from consumer groups, members of the public, businesses and several members of the House of Lords


Because I say so - the Digital Economy Bill takedown rules
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

Amendments made last week to the Digital Economy Bill have the potential seriously to impact upon the ability of sites such as YouTube to show freely content posted by users


Star Wars 2009: Revenge of the Clones
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2009

LucasFilm, the company behind the Star Wars movie series, has lost a copyright claim in the Court of Appeal against a prop designer who sells replica Stormtrooper helmets


Innovators encouraged to go paperless
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

Further to our e-update "Community Trade Mark Registration Price Cut", the Intellectual Property Office have announced further changes to fees for trade marks and patents, which will be effective from 6 April 2010


Use it, or lose it
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2010

The Carlyle hotel in New York has had its UK trade mark, THE CARLYLE, revoked by the IPO on the basis of non-use within the UK


Protect your brand now cheaper than ever
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

When looking to distinguish your business or brand from others in your field, one of the most effective ways to do so is by use of a trade mark


An artistic licence? The Digital Economy Bill is published
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2009

The UK Parliament has now published the Digital Economy Bill, which makes a number of controversial amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and includes key provisions relating to the regulation of online file-sharing and copyright protection and licensing generally


Sometimes there is just no comparison
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2010

A ruling by the ECJ this week in the case of L'Oreal v Bellure has come under heavy criticism from the Court of Appeal for being unfair, undermining free speech and damaging competition, but despite disagreeing with the ruling almost in its entirety, the Court of Appeal have applied it anyway