Tag: copyright

Court decisions highlight challenges using copyright to protect designs in Denmark

Two eagerly-awaited decisions from the Danish courts serve as a reminder that registered design rights offer greater protection over

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Upcoming amendments to China’s Copyright Law

Long-awaited amendments to China’s Copyright Law introduce punitive damages for the first time, provide greater powers to the authorities

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Danish outerwear brand Rains wins court battle against Zara

This case concerns whether three raincoats produced and marketed by Zara infringed on two raincoats from Rains, the Long

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Why China’s computer software copyright registrations are increasing

Statistics show a sharp rise in copyright registrations for computer software in China, which can provide an additional layer

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Banksy shreds his art

The Banksy stunt: The copyright holder’s right to shred the artwork

I don’t think anyone has missed the extraordinary event at the Sotheby’s auction in London a couple of weeks

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Creating an effective FinTech IP strategy

AWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection

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Adoption of the copyright directive in the digital single market – Should we be scared or delighted?

On 12 September 2018, the European Parliament voted on the much debated copyright directive – and this time around

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StoryTourist: Where stories come to life

Have you dreamed of stepping into the set of your favourite book and experiencing its fictional world through the

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The struggle to avoid trademark degeneration

I have met trademark owners that are thrilled when their trademark has become part of the language as generic

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Copyright in relation to e-books

The copyright protection of authors is being increasingly challenged by the continuing digitalization of the book market. The emergence

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