Mr Underbed takes on John Lewis Christmas advert
201711.22
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Mr Underbed takes on John Lewis Christmas advert

Well known author Chris Riddell has enjoyed an increase in sales of his picturebook “Mr Underbed” having pointed out the close resemblance of this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert, which features a character called Moz the Monster, to his picturebook. The Guardian reported last week, in an article found at this link, that Mr Riddell…

Dyson Look To Clean Up
201711.16
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Dyson Look To Clean Up

The leading manufacturer of household appliances, Dyson, is bringing a legal claim against their former chief executive Max Conze for an alleged series of breaches, after he stepped down from his role within the company in October. The Dyson board has issued legal action at the High Court of Justice in London. Mr Conze has…

BBC Facing Cosby Copyright Case
201711.14
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BBC Facing Cosby Copyright Case

Carsey-Werner, the producer of the popular 1980s American television sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’, has brought a copyright case against the BBC. They have alleged copyright infringement for using several of their clips in a documentary on the television star Bill Cosby. The BBC documentary called ‘Bill Cosby: Fall of an American Icon’, discusses many of…

Fake remembrance poppy goods seized at docks
201711.13
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Fake remembrance poppy goods seized at docks

The Home Office released a statement last Friday concerning the discovery of £150,000 worth of fake poppy branded goods in a shipping consignment from China which was randomly inspected at Tilbury Docks, ahead of Remembrance Sunday on 11 November 2017. According to the statement, the shipment included thousands of items of jewellery, scarves and keyrings…

McGregor Faces Trade Mark Fight
201711.01
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McGregor Faces Trade Mark Fight

Conor McGregor, the Irish mixed martial arts professional who was defeated by professional boxer Floyd Mayweather in one of the biggest fights in combat sports history, has taken a further blow; this time in regards to his whiskey venture. During McGregor’s time promoting the Mayweather v McGregor fight he was seen plugging a bottle of…