Trump Nyets Russian Trade Mark Extensions
201706.20
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Trump Nyets Russian Trade Mark Extensions

President Trump has faced repeated controversy over alleged ties to Russia and he has consistently maintained that he has no business links with Russia. It has emerged this week however that Rospatent (the Russian Intellectual Property Office) have renewed Trump’s trade marks in the country despite them not having been used. According to The New…

Lumen links land Google into trouble
201706.15
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Lumen links land Google into trouble

The Higher Regional Court of Munich has issued an injunction against Google to stop the search engine linking users to the Lumen database. Lumen collects data relating to legal complaints made online for the removal of information and provides users with the source of the content removal. The judgement is interesting as it goes one…

SONY Has A Sad Face Over Emoji Movie Dispute
201706.13
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SONY Has A Sad Face Over Emoji Movie Dispute

This year, Sony Picture Studios, the American Entertainment Company, are planning on releasing a new film entitled ‘The Emoji Movie’. For those of you not familiar with the term ‘emoji’, they are small digital images used to express an idea or emotion in electronic communication.  Following Apple’s inclusion of emoji’s in their devices, they have…

Australian tennis star in court battle
201706.09
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Australian tennis star in court battle

Two unlikely parties, Australian tennis star Thanasi Kokkinakis and cereal giant, Kellogg’s, have become embroiled in a legal dispute in Australia. But what do these two parties have to argue about? Kellogg’s produces a cereal brand called Special K, which it introduced 1955 in the US and which has become well known globally since.  Special…