Celebrating 20 Years of IP Excellence

The featured image shows the words 'Star Wars' written in yellow colour on a black background. The post is about the recent trademark dispute between the creator of the movie Star Wars and Michael Brown. To know more, please click here.

Star Wars Maker sues Lightsaber Academy over Trademark Violations

One cannot deny the fact that in the past few decades people around the globe, especially in America, have grown following the Star Wars series and the endearment for the same has only escalated with time. The franchise began in 1977 with the release of the film Star Wars by 20th Century Fox which became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon and the rest as they say is history. Since its inception Star Wars has turned into an eminent brand and…

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Google’s use of Java APIs in Android – fair use?

  The District Court of the Northern District of California held last week that Google's use of 37 Java APIs of Oracle does not give rise to copyright infringement liability because it is fair use. On remand from the Federal Circuit, in a Jury trial, Google's use of Java APIs and around eleven thousand lines of code was held to be fair use as it is meant to promote inter-operability and compatibility between programs. You may read our earlier post for…

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