Terre Haute Bakeries Square off over 4-sided Donut
Mar25

Terre Haute Bakeries Square off over 4-sided Donut

The same happened with Kit-Kat; and now it’s “Square Doughnuts.” Two doughnut makers from Indiana approach Court to see who shall be the sole-owner of the trademark for the “Square Donut.” Square Doughnouts from Terre Haute, Indiana have been making square shape donuts since 1960. Spread over nine locations across Indiana, they were pretty famed for their unusually shaped donuts. However, commercial...

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Facebook kills video of a girl dancing to Alvin and the Chipmunks over Copyright Infringement
Mar25

Facebook kills video of a girl dancing to Alvin and the Chipmunks over Copyright Infringement

A myriad of images and videos get shared everyday on social media websites due to their enormous number of users and significant popularity. However, sharing content on social media as the popularity grows is becoming riskier. This is not the first time facebook, or any social media page for that matter, has pulled down a video owing to copyright infringement. This time it was five-year-old Chloe Knights from Dunedin. She was...

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$0.10 per unit Royalty for Core Wireless on Victory against LG
Mar25

$0.10 per unit Royalty for Core Wireless on Victory against LG

  Texas-based Core Wireless was awarded $0.10 per unit remuneration by the United States District Court Jury for the Eastern District of Texas. Conversant Intellectual Property Management is a global IP Management company who is known for their special expertise in semiconductors and communications technology. Core Wireless Licensing Ltd., a subsidiary of Conversant is also an IP Management company mainly focused on the licensing...

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The Fierce Battle for the CRISPR Patent
Mar20

The Fierce Battle for the CRISPR Patent

The war is between the MIT/Harvard Broad Institute, in Cambridge, Massachusetts and University of California, Berkely over the CRISPR/Cas-9 genome editing technology, the history of which can be traced back to 2013. University of California sent a requisition to the USPTO to determine who invented the CRISPR first and to reconsider 10 of the patents granted to Broad Institute as they are contended not to own the same. In January 2016,...

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Adidas sues APL over Treademark 3-stripe Design
Mar19

Adidas sues APL over Treademark 3-stripe Design

After Adidas’ victory over Sketchers for the blatant trademark infringement, looks like it’s dragging APL into a lawsuit for “stealing” its 3-stripe trademark design as on its Ultra Boost and Crazy 8. APL, also known as, Athletic Pro League, is being sued by Adidas for its basketball shoe designs, TechLoom Pro and Blade for using a design similar to its 3-stripe design on its own shoes. Adidas claims this to be...

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