Louis Vuitton Bag a Trade Mark Victory
201810.22
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Louis Vuitton Bag a Trade Mark Victory

French fashion house, Louis Vuitton, has succeeded in a trade mark infringement battle against The Face Shop for using their famous designs on its products. The Face Shop is a manufacturer and retailer of skincare and cosmetic products. The Defendant company, based in South Korea, is a subsidiary of the multinational corporation, LG. The dispute…

Eleven Sports testing the old guard’s reserve
201810.11
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Eleven Sports testing the old guard’s reserve

When the lawful exploitation of intellectual property rights is contradictory to government legislation, the legislation normally wins. Since the 1960s there has been a “blackout” window of broadcasting live football between 14:45 and 17:15 on a Saturday. Early and late kick offs are televised, but the traditional Saturday 15:00 kick off has remained the preserve…

Megaupload Court Battle Continues….
201810.04
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Megaupload Court Battle Continues….

Back in February, we reported on Megaupload’s mega extradition battle, the article can be read here. For those that may not know, Megaupload was the file sharing service which enabled users to access thousands of gigabytes of digital content for free. The service was founded by Kim Dotcom, the German internet entrepreneur, in 2005, however…