The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has opened up a comment period for revised Auction Rules under the generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) programme.
“Great care” is needed to resist a legislative ‘quick fix’ in order to tackle the much reported ‘trolling’ and patent litigation abuse debate, the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) executive director, Todd Dickinson, warned.
Reversing its 20-year-old stance opposing resale royalties for visual artists, the US Copyright Office has recommended Congress to consider endorsing such a right, highlighting though that any subsequent legislation should be approached with “caution”.
UK retail company Littlewoods has withdrawn a Christmas jumper from sale after it was sued by Irish firm Zatori, over claims it infringed its design and caused consumer confusion.
India’s policy of issuing compulsory licences for life-saving drugs has been welcomed by its thriving generics industry, but has drawn the ire of big pharma, Remfry & Sagar’s Swarup Kumar describes some of the issues involved
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court - 24 October 2013
Court of Justice of the European Union - 17 October 2013
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - 22 July 2013
US District Court, US Court of Federal Claims - various dates