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EU General Court: Chinese design does not infringe famous Italian scooter design
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By judgment of 24 September 2019 (T-219/18), the General Court ruled that the Community design of a scooter registered for a Chinese company does not infringe the rights of a traditional...

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Hamburg Regional Court: Partial copyright protection of an infant carrier as a work of applied art
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In a lookalike case (Case No. 310 O 304/18) the regional court of Hamburg assumed that individual parts of works of applied art are eligible for copyright protection, not only the product...

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Blockchain: A Likely Fashion Industry Game-Changer and Goods Authentication Tool

So far you have probably only heard of blockchain in connection with financial transactions and Bitcoins.Well, that should change soon.

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CJEU: Sweet Victory for Well-Known Trademark Against Registered Design

In its judgment C-693/17 earlier this year, the CJEU confirmed a decision of the GC in design invalidity proceedings, in which the proprietor of a trademark protecting the image of product...

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EU General Court on Industrial Designs: Porsche 911 Car Model Lacks Individual Character

On June 6, 2019, the General Court (GC) declared two designs filed for the famous car model Porsche 911 in 2004 null and void, and thereby confirmed the EUIPO’s decision that the...

Analysis

3D-Printing and IP Rights
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3D-printing changes the way we develop products: an idea can be transformed into a tangible product faster than ever, and it is not even expensive anymore.

Analysis

Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly – Spring 2019
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The Technology, Media and Telecommunications team at Hogan Lovells introduce the Spring edition of the Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly.

Analysis

Global IP Outlook 2019 – Two Steps Forward and a Look Back
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2018 posed new opportunities and challenges for IP-rich businesses, with major new legislation introduced in Europe to govern trademark and trade secret protection; significant and...

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IPunkt – German Language (Deutsch) IP Newsletter Jan 2019
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Our German network is delighted to provide IP news and updates in German language.Please click the link below to read the latest IPunkt edition.

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