An Illinois federal court recently awarded the Canadian retailer Moose Knuckles a $52 million default judgment related to claims of trademark
China’s Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”) has recently published its list of top 10 IP cases for 2015. One of 2015’s top 10 cases (the Blizzard
A new season is under way and some of the rules have changed.
Modifiable and customizable jewellery is increasing in popularity.
Blue Nile, an online jewelry and diamond retailer, sued Ideal Diamond Solutions (IDS) for copyright infringement alleging that IDS used Blue Nile's copyrighted images on IDS' website and sought to hold IDS's founder, Larry Chasin, personally liable.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down its judgment in the case of L'Oréal v eBay and overall it is good news for brand owners.
The Federal Court of Australia has recently confirmed that even though goods bearing a trade mark registered in have been manufactured overseas with the consent of the Australian trade mark owner the unauthorised importation of those goods into and the sale of those goods in may infringe the registered trade mark.
A supplier of goods may be liable for indirect patent infringement under s60(2) Patents Act 1977 if he supplies goods in the UK which, although not in themselves infringing, are capable of being modified, or used in conjunction with other goods, to infringe a UK patent, if the supplier knows (or it was obvious in the circumstances) that the goods are suitable for and intended by customers down the supply chain to put a patented invention into effect.
Generally, when someone purchases a CD containing software, or a DVD containing a video game, they believe they own the item.
In ClearPlay, Inc. v. Abecassis, No. 09-1471 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 21, 2010), the Federal Circuit held that it lacked appellate jurisdiction over a case relating to a dispute stemming from the parties’ license agreement, and transferred the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.