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IP & Technology Blog

Trade mark saints and sinners

Trade mark saints and sinners Posted on Jun 14, 2012 by Andy Harris  | 0 Comments As if the political chicanery of a presidential campaign isn’t hard enough, President Obama’s campaign team have had to take action to protect their ‘Rising Sun’ campaign logo. They have filed trade mark infringement proceedings against a US company which appears to have ignored earlier requests to stop the unauthorised use. Apparently the company’s CEO has suggested there was no issue on the basis that ‘hundreds’ of other companies used some form of rising sun graphic in their logo.  Unfortunately for him and his company,...
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Coronation Street and the IP hotpot plot

Coronation Street and the IP hotpot plot Posted on Jun 06, 2012 by Andy Harris  | 0 Comments Although not an avid soap watcher (honest), when she who controls the TV remote switched to Coronation Street recently, I was delighted to discover an intellectual property sub-plot in the nations favourite soap. It seems the late Rovers Return barmaid Betty bequeathed her special hotpot recipe to her former colleague Sean. However his boss Stella is claiming the recipe is her intellectual property as owner of the bar where Betty worked.  And while it may be unlikely to win any soap awards this...
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