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Patent office publishes list of withdrawn applications, EA games, Sketchers and Apple face lawsuit and more

In this week’s patent news - Punjab University organizes Patent Search and Filing Workshop, MSME Development Institute at Dimapur holds awareness program on IP Rights, Indian Patent Office releases list of Withdrawn Patent Applications, WIPO Academy opens Registration for – General Course on Intellectual Property Rights: DL 101, BlueMail sues Apple Inc. for Patent Infringement, Nike institutes design patent law suit for infringement of its design patent against Sketchers, Electronic Arts faces patent infringement suit, Amazon launches Intellectual Property Accelerator,…

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EC Notice to Makers of Modi Film, EU Approves Copyright Directive, Nike Wins ‘Jumpman’ Suit, AI Music, and more

EC Issues Notice to Makers of film ‘PM Narendra Modi’, Kesari Leaked Online One Day After Release, PUBG Mobile Users Receive ‘Healthy Reminder’, EU Approves New Copyright Rules, Peloton Removes Workout Videos as USD 150 Million Suit Looms, PUBG and NETEASE Settle “Battle Royale” Copyright Lawsuit, Nike Wins 'Jumpman' Copyright Infringement Suit, Record Labels Sue Charter for Non-Action Against Music Pirates, Spotify Acquires Parcast to Expand Original Podcast Content , Warner Music Signs Deal for AI-produced Music, and more. Copyright Quote…

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Interesting patent granted to Ford, JCB patent revoked by IPO, Samsung top 5G patent filer, Nike versus Puma, Nikola versus Tesla, Patent drafting, Patent tip of the Week and other news

  “Fords patents its version of the Batmobile, Gesture Controlled Fire Extinguishing Equipment, Indian Patent Office revokes patent granted to JCB, JPO IPR Training program - FY 2018, Nike alleges patent infringement by Puma, Nikola and Tesla at loggerheads, Samsung R&D Bangalore topper in 5G patent filing, Background section of a patent specification, Patent Tip of the week and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the…

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Specsavers gets Approval for ‘should’ve’

The UK Intellectual Property office has given its approval for the usage of the word 'should've' by Specsavers. Specsavers had applied to trademark the words ‘should’ve’ and ‘should have’ to protect its famous slogan. Specsavers has been using the word 'should’ve' in its slogan since the year 2003 and had always planned to trademark the same. Specsavers was started in 1984 by Doug Perkins and his wife Mary and currently has 1,750 stores in 10 countries with a turning over…

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Nike ‘JUMPMAN’ NOT a Copy

Whenever one talks about sport shoes the brand NIKE immediately comes to mind. It is one of the most popular brands and also has releases exclusive editions of shoes for different sports. One such edition is JUMPMAN. This edition was created in 1980s, after Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan entered into a deal with NIKE for a special edition of shoes as well as apparels. Through decades the JUMPMAN logo has been recognized by the logo of Jordan’s…

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