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…

IP Crime Report highlights challenge of internet infringers
201710.26
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IP Crime Report highlights challenge of internet infringers

The UK Intellectual Property Office has published its IP Crime and Enforcement report for 2016-2017 (the Report). The Report explains the current challenges and threats posed by intellectual property crime, with input from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). According to the Report, 15% of all internet users aged…

Eminem’s success against NZ political party
201710.25
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Eminem’s success against NZ political party

Eminem, the American award-winning rapper, songwriter and producer, has been the latest artist to have copyright in his music infringed. The Judgment from a May 2017 trial in a copyright lawsuit in the High Court of New Zealand was published today and it is a victory for the rapper. The track at the centre of…