WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 5

Although it is the last week of the year, the field of Intellectual Property has been bustling with some interesting news. Let’s check out what’s in store. Nike was issued its patent for blockchain-compatible sneakers called ‘CryptoKicks’. Gibson is suing Armadillo Enterprises over guitar trademarks. NYC doctor sues Apple Inc. over Apple Watch’s patents.……


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 4

This week has been a very speculative one for the IP fraternity, as the content in the news seems to go both ways. Let’s check out what happened.  Apple, Cisco, Daimler and BMW complain to Brussels over patents. Alibaba Group wins two U.S. patents designed to make its blockchain network safer and faster. ICANN throws out second .org appeal due to the Uniform Rapid Suspension in place.…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 3

The news in the field of Intellectual Property today leaves room for debate and discussion due to the polarity in the essence of it. Let’s take a look at what has been brewing. European Union blocks registration for marijuana Trademarks. Microsoft, Apple and IBM emerge as the most innovative companies this year. Bollywood Filmmaker defeats Google and YouTube in an infringement case but gets…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 2

Intellectual Property has seen an encouraging week which sees a lot of changes and developments within the IP arena and community to make the entire system more effective. Let’s see what has come up this week.  The USA drafts bill to tackle bogus Trademarks. Italian Copyright Authority and Algorand Develop Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management. Indian Patent Office released the…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019, Week 1

This week, the Intellectual Property News has been pro-innovation and development to ensure the smooth running of the system while at the same time keeping justice as the focal point. Let’s check what is in store. Amazon accused for infringing on Allbird’s shoe design. Baby Yoda GIFs Restored by Giphy After ‘Confusion’ Over Copyrights. The Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme…