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Court saves Oink creator's bacon in file-sharing ‘ambush'
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2010

The creator of the BitTorrent tracking site Oink's Pink Palace (Oink), Alan Ellis, has been cleared of conspiracy to defraud the music industry by a jury at Teesside Crown Court


Left in the dark: Wikipedia embarks on blackout protest
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2012

For a period of 24 hours, beginning at 5am on 18 January, Wikipedia has joined the blackout protest against U.S. anti-piracy campaigns


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


Government announces review of UK intellectual property law
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2010

Prime Minister, David Cameron, has revealed the Government's programme to facilitate better high-tech innovation in the UK


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


3 strikes and we'll. do something - the Ofcom consultation
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2010

Ofcom is inviting comment on the consultation paper it issued last week proposing a "Code" for implementing the new Digital Economy Act 2010


If you buy a counterfeit bag, make sure you have a genuine wallet!
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • Italy, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2010

A tourist in Italy found herself with a 1000 euro fine after purchasing a counterfeit Louis Vuitton handbag from a vendor on a beach in the area of Jesolo near Venice


Pink Floyd come out from the dark side of the moon in royalties dispute
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2010

Pink Floyd have taken the crown in their recent royalty dispute with record company EMI


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


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