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Special Kase: Kellogg's recent legal action against Thanasi Kokkinakis
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2017

On 8 June 2017, the American cereal manufacturer Kellogg Company ('Kellogg's') which owns the 'Special K' trade mark in Australia, and professional

Cristiano Ronaldo, the latest international footballer investigated for tax evasion in relation to image rights payments What is the South African position?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • August 18 2017

Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently appeared in court on charges of allegedly evading millions of euros in taxes. The investigation by

Tax Training Notes - August 2017
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 14 2017

In respect of the years ended 30 June 2008, 2010 and 2011, Peter Nelson, as sole director of Caerus (WA) Pty Ltd, the trustee of the Nelson Trust

Right of Publicity Bill Takes a Dive, for Now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Facing vocal opposition from a host of parties, the New York assemblyman sponsoring A08155, the so-called right of publicity bill, pulled it out of

It's all in the name
  • RNA IP Attorneys
  • India
  • July 18 2017

Modern technology raises a number of issues surrounding celebrities' online publicity rights. Without relevant legislation, jurisprudence has evolved

Ninth Circuit: Federal Copyright Pre-empts California Publicity Right
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

On April 5, 2017, the Ninth Circuit ruled in Maloney v. T3 Media Inc. that federal Copyright Law pre-empted the state law right of publicity claims of

Russia provides up-to-date protection for image rights
  • Gorodissky & Partners
  • Russia
  • July 4 2017

Issues relating to the use of a person’s image arise frequently, especially in the field of advertising and particularly where photographs of

Hot IP Topics in June IP Live’s Top 5
  • Adams & Adams
  • Australia, South Africa, USA
  • June 30 2017

Covfefe, The Slants, The Jenners and Fidget Spinners - all in a one month’s IP round-up! We’re always interested in the latest IP Hot Topics at IP

Sports Stars and Image Rights in China
  • Bird & Bird
  • China
  • June 2 2017

Michael Jordan has achieved a lot in his life. He is a six-time NBA champion, a 14-time NBA All-Star, a three-time All-Star MVP and a double Olympic

The Kardashians Can’t Keep up with Copyright Law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Khloe Kardashian is the latest Kardashian to find herself in court over her activities on social media. The youngest Kardashian sister was sued by a