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Modernising the Aeronautical Registry: electronic filing now available
  • Basch & Rameh
  • Brazil
  • August 9 2017

The Brazilian Aeronautical Registry (RAB) is Brazil's national register for aircraft. To a limited but increasing degree, it also registers aircraft

Top 5 Basics of Copyrights
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

Copyright protection is reserved for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression

Supreme Court endorses copyrightability for fashion and industrial designs
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

On March 22, 2017, in a 6-2 decision, the US Supreme Court (the "Court") ruled in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. (Dkt. No. 15-866) that

Colourful designs and a streamlined practice get the green light in Canada
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • January 16 2017

Today, the Canadian Industrial Design Office announced changes that significantly modernize and streamline six of its office practices, substantially

Determining originality based on 'indirect contact'
  • Lee and Li Attorneys at Law
  • Taiwan
  • October 24 2016

The Copyright Act stipulates that "the author of a work shall enjoy copyright upon completion of the work" and adopts the principle that copyright is

England and Wales Cricket Board Ltd and another v Tixdaq Ltd and another
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

The High Court has held that the defence of fair dealing for the purpose of reporting current events (s.30(2) CDPA) did not protect the reproduction

Changes to UK Copyright law: The Repeal of section 52 - dramatic consequences or limited effect?
  • Boult Wade Tennant
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2016

Section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 has been a section of the UK Copyright regime which, over the last few years, has attracted

Unregistered community designs: a right not to overlook during disputes!
  • France
  • August 24 2016

In addition to the protection by copyright and registered design, the appearance of an industrial or artisanal item (product) can be protected by an

How Trade Dress Can Help Game Developers Level Up
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

As game developers continue to face both the threat of having their games cloned and accusations that they too are cloning games, it is increasingly

Originality in Remastering: CBS Secures Victory in War Over Rights to Play Oldies
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

CBS recently secured a potential landmark victory that could benefit radio stations, streaming services, and satellite radio providersmany of whom