.eu APPROVED

MARQUES and Information Week report that the long-awaited .eu top level domain name has finally been approved by ICANN. The sunrise period...
- Thursday, March 31, 2005
.eu APPROVED .eu APPROVED Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, March 31, 2005 Rating: 5
INDIAN PATENT AMENDMENTS CRITICISED INDIAN PATENT AMENDMENTS CRITICISED Reviewed by Unknown on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 Rating: 5

THE IPKAT SAYS ...

...don't worry, I haven't deserted you. The Blogger software isn't very co-operative at the moment, but normal service will be r...
- Wednesday, March 30, 2005
THE IPKAT SAYS ... THE IPKAT SAYS ... Reviewed by Unknown on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 Rating: 5
CLT TRADE MARK CONFERENCE IS IN THE OFFING ... CLT TRADE MARK CONFERENCE IS IN THE OFFING ... Reviewed by Jeremy on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 Rating: 5
TM PAPER IN NEED OF SOME CRITICISM, PLEASE TM PAPER IN NEED OF SOME CRITICISM, PLEASE Reviewed by Jeremy on Monday, March 28, 2005 Rating: 5

COPYRIGHT NEWS FROM THE US

Two unrelated copyright stories from across the Pond: - From the Mercury News - A screenwriter has lost a copyright case before the 9th Ci...
- Sunday, March 27, 2005
COPYRIGHT NEWS FROM THE US COPYRIGHT NEWS FROM THE US Reviewed by Unknown on Sunday, March 27, 2005 Rating: 5

ETMR LATEST CASES

Is registration of this trade mark contrary to EU wine labelling regulations? Continuing its recent trend towards themed issues, the April...
- Sunday, March 27, 2005
ETMR LATEST CASES ETMR LATEST CASES Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 27, 2005 Rating: 5

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS?

The Boston Globe reports that Harvard students are up in arms over the college’s decision to drop brand-name cereals. Even though students ...
- Saturday, March 26, 2005
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS? BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS? Reviewed by Unknown on Saturday, March 26, 2005 Rating: 5

IP AND DEVELOPMENT MEETING

The UK Patent Office has made available the Communiqué from the Working Group of Industrialised Nations on Intellectual Property and Develo...
- Friday, March 25, 2005
IP AND DEVELOPMENT MEETING IP AND DEVELOPMENT MEETING Reviewed by Unknown on Friday, March 25, 2005 Rating: 5
LATEST COPYRIGHT CASES FROM THE ECDR LATEST COPYRIGHT CASES FROM THE ECDR Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 25, 2005 Rating: 5

THE IPKAT WANTS TO KNOW...

...why, on the EUR-LEX list of ECJ case-law catagories, there's a heading for silkworms, but there isn't one for intellectual proper...
- Thursday, March 24, 2005
THE IPKAT WANTS TO KNOW... THE IPKAT WANTS TO KNOW... Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, March 24, 2005 Rating: 5
INCIDENTAL INCLUSION AND FAIR DEALING SAVE BBC INCIDENTAL INCLUSION AND FAIR DEALING SAVE BBC Reviewed by Jeremy on Thursday, March 24, 2005 Rating: 5
"BEST BEFORE" APPEAL REJECTS CLAIM-BY-CLAIM APPROACH TO PATENT ENTITLEMENT "BEST BEFORE" APPEAL REJECTS CLAIM-BY-CLAIM APPROACH TO PATENT ENTITLEMENT Reviewed by Jeremy on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 Rating: 5

PATENT OFFICE ALLOWS KRAP

The UK Patent Office has issued a new Practice Amendment Notice , which explains the Registry practice concerning offensive trade marks in t...
- Wednesday, March 23, 2005
PATENT OFFICE ALLOWS KRAP PATENT OFFICE ALLOWS KRAP Reviewed by Unknown on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 Rating: 5

NOT MUCH CAMILLA AROUND

Noting that Camilla Parker-Bowles will soon be married to Charles, Prince of Wales and heir to the thrones of England and Scotland, the IPKa...
- Tuesday, March 22, 2005
NOT MUCH CAMILLA AROUND NOT MUCH CAMILLA AROUND Reviewed by Jeremy on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Rating: 5
WORD OF MOUTH MARKETING COMES OF AGE WORD OF MOUTH MARKETING COMES OF AGE Reviewed by Jeremy on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Rating: 5
COMMISSION BRINGS COPYRIGHT ACTIONS AGAINST FIVE MEMBER STATES COMMISSION BRINGS COPYRIGHT ACTIONS AGAINST FIVE MEMBER STATES Reviewed by Unknown on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Rating: 5

FOILED AGAIN ...?

According to Ananova , Swiss authorities are planning to wrap mountain glaciers with tin foil this summer in an effort to stop them melting....
- Monday, March 21, 2005
FOILED AGAIN ...? FOILED AGAIN ...? Reviewed by Jeremy on Monday, March 21, 2005 Rating: 5

REQUEST FOR HELP!

PKat co-author Jeremy is currently writing a conference paper on the closely-related propositions put forward by the European Court of Justi...
- Sunday, March 20, 2005
REQUEST FOR HELP! REQUEST FOR HELP! Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 20, 2005 Rating: 5

MAKING MONEY FROM BRAINS

Intellectual Asset Management , the handsome journal for hands-on IP investors and managers published by Globe White Page , has just release...
- Sunday, March 20, 2005
MAKING MONEY FROM BRAINS MAKING MONEY FROM BRAINS Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 20, 2005 Rating: 5

MAKE A DATE WITH OHIM

The IPKat brings you a definition of Restitutio in Integrum (the ability of a party before OHIM to have his rights restored if he misses a d...
- Sunday, March 20, 2005
MAKE A DATE WITH OHIM MAKE A DATE WITH OHIM Reviewed by Unknown on Sunday, March 20, 2005 Rating: 5
COFFEY-COLOURED COPYRIGHT CLAIM FAILS BEFORE A RAY OF LIGHT COFFEY-COLOURED COPYRIGHT CLAIM FAILS BEFORE A RAY OF LIGHT Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 20, 2005 Rating: 5
GOOGLE NEWS IN DOCK FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT GOOGLE NEWS IN DOCK FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Reviewed by Unknown on Saturday, March 19, 2005 Rating: 5

THERE'S GOT TO BE A BETTER NAME?

While sitting in front of his keyboard today, the IPKat was musing on an issue of terminological interest. If they do not consist of words ...
- Friday, March 18, 2005
THERE'S GOT TO BE A BETTER NAME? THERE'S GOT TO BE A BETTER NAME? Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 18, 2005 Rating: 5
"GONNA WASH THAT MARK RIGHT OUTA MY HAIR ..." "GONNA WASH THAT MARK RIGHT OUTA MY HAIR ..." Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 18, 2005 Rating: 5
CLOSE SHAVE AS ECJ RULES ON GILLETTE DISPUTE CLOSE SHAVE AS ECJ RULES ON GILLETTE DISPUTE Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 18, 2005 Rating: 5
LEGALITY OF UK DESIGN LAW: ANIMAL v OAKLEY UPDATE LEGALITY OF UK DESIGN LAW: ANIMAL v OAKLEY UPDATE Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, March 17, 2005 Rating: 5

MARCH 2005 SCRIPT-ed NOW ONLINE

Thanks to Andres Guadamuz of Technollama for pointing out that the March edition of Edinburgh´s superior online IP journal, SCRIPT-ed is n...
- Wednesday, March 16, 2005
MARCH 2005 SCRIPT-ed NOW ONLINE MARCH 2005 SCRIPT-ed NOW ONLINE Reviewed by Unknown on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Rating: 5
PATENT OFFICE CONSULTATION: NOT MUCH TIME TO ACT PATENT OFFICE CONSULTATION: NOT MUCH TIME TO ACT Reviewed by Unknown on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Rating: 5

LATEST EIPR

The March 2005 issue of Sweet & Maxwell's monthly European Intellectual Property Review is now out. What's in it this time? Lots...
- Tuesday, March 15, 2005
LATEST EIPR LATEST EIPR Reviewed by Jeremy on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Rating: 5

BOOK LAUNCH

The IPKat's co-masters have edited a book containing a collection of essays by eminent colleagues on the controversial subject of trade ...
- Monday, March 14, 2005
BOOK LAUNCH BOOK LAUNCH Reviewed by Jeremy on Monday, March 14, 2005 Rating: 5

MIP JUST KEEPS GETTING FATTER

Euromoney's prestigious near-monthly Managing Intellectual Property for March 2005 has just squeezed itself through the IPKat's lett...
- Sunday, March 13, 2005
MIP JUST KEEPS GETTING FATTER MIP JUST KEEPS GETTING FATTER Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 13, 2005 Rating: 5

TO BE, OR NOT 02 BE ...

Now for the promised blog on O2 Holdings Ltd and another v Hutchison 3G UK Ltd [2005] EWHC 344 (Ch), first noted on the LexisNexis All Engla...
- Sunday, March 13, 2005
TO BE, OR NOT 02 BE ... TO BE, OR NOT 02 BE ... Reviewed by Jeremy on Sunday, March 13, 2005 Rating: 5
UK ISPS ORDERED TO REVEAL DOWNLOADERS' DETAILS UK ISPS ORDERED TO REVEAL DOWNLOADERS' DETAILS Reviewed by Unknown on Sunday, March 13, 2005 Rating: 5
STOP PRESS: NO ECJ IN O2 BUBBLES CASE STOP PRESS: NO ECJ IN O2 BUBBLES CASE Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 11, 2005 Rating: 5
NOW YOU CAN DOWNLOAD MOVIES IN FRANCE NOW YOU CAN DOWNLOAD MOVIES IN FRANCE Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 11, 2005 Rating: 5

IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH

Happy news for all English-speakers! Following the IPKat's plaintive mew on Wednesday about the absence of an English-language translati...
- Friday, March 11, 2005
IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 11, 2005 Rating: 5

ECCE! BEHOLD THE ECC

Sweet & Maxwell's European Commercial Cases have never before been mentioned on this blog, but they are from time to time a useful ...
- Friday, March 11, 2005
ECCE! BEHOLD THE ECC ECCE! BEHOLD THE ECC Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 11, 2005 Rating: 5

BIO-SLR LATEST

Why, when the year is 2005, does the IPKat receive volume 6, issue 6, for 2003-2004 of a well-regarded legal periodical in the field of IP? ...
- Friday, March 11, 2005
BIO-SLR LATEST BIO-SLR LATEST Reviewed by Jeremy on Friday, March 11, 2005 Rating: 5
COME AND JOIN THE IPKAT AT THE QUEEN MARY SEMINAR COME AND JOIN THE IPKAT AT THE QUEEN MARY SEMINAR Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Rating: 5

WACKELPUDDING WINNER

The winner of the wackelpudding competition (see comments on Tuesday's Ipkat translation watch) is whoever left the first comment on Jer...
- Thursday, March 10, 2005
WACKELPUDDING WINNER WACKELPUDDING WINNER Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Rating: 5
NEWSPAPER JOBS COLUMNS; ARE THEY BECOMING REDUNDANT? NEWSPAPER JOBS COLUMNS; ARE THEY BECOMING REDUNDANT? Reviewed by Jeremy on Thursday, March 10, 2005 Rating: 5

FREE 4ALL FOR PHONE(S) 4U

Here's another curiosity which has so far surfaced only on the LexisNexis-owned Butterworth All England Direct subscription service (how...
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
FREE 4ALL FOR PHONE(S) 4U FREE 4ALL FOR PHONE(S) 4U Reviewed by Jeremy on Wednesday, March 09, 2005 Rating: 5

ECJ TRANSLATORS, WHERE ARE YOU?

Case T-33/03 Osotspa Co. Ltd, Bangkoka v Iekšējā tirgus saskaņošanas biroju (preču zīmes, paraugi un modeļi) (ITSB) has now been posted on...
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
ECJ TRANSLATORS, WHERE ARE YOU? ECJ TRANSLATORS, WHERE ARE YOU? Reviewed by Jeremy on Wednesday, March 09, 2005 Rating: 5
MEXICAN COURT PILES ON THE AGONY FOR LEVI STRAUSS MEXICAN COURT PILES ON THE AGONY FOR LEVI STRAUSS Reviewed by Jeremy on Wednesday, March 09, 2005 Rating: 5

VACCINE NAMES CAUSE CONFUSION

The IPKat is grateful to Ed Meikle for pointing out this article from the BBC. 93 teenage pupils at a school in Carlisle received an incor...
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
VACCINE NAMES CAUSE CONFUSION VACCINE NAMES CAUSE CONFUSION Reviewed by Unknown on Wednesday, March 09, 2005 Rating: 5

IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH

L'affaire T-32/03, Leder & Schuh AG contre l'Office de l'harmonisation dans le marché intérieur (marques, dessins et modèle...
- Tuesday, March 08, 2005
IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH IPKAT TRANSLATION WATCH Reviewed by Jeremy on Tuesday, March 08, 2005 Rating: 5
SOFTWARE PATENTS: THE CAMPAIGN FOR CREATIVITY SPEAKS SOFTWARE PATENTS: THE CAMPAIGN FOR CREATIVITY SPEAKS Reviewed by Unknown on Monday, March 07, 2005 Rating: 5
BPI NETS FIRST 23 FILE-SHARE SETTLEMENTS BPI NETS FIRST 23 FILE-SHARE SETTLEMENTS Reviewed by Jeremy on Monday, March 07, 2005 Rating: 5

OHIM DELIVERS TAX(ING) BRACKET

An intriguing little case (little being the operative word – the reasoning takes up a mere two paragraphs) case from the OHIM Second Board ...
- Sunday, March 06, 2005
OHIM DELIVERS TAX(ING) BRACKET OHIM DELIVERS TAX(ING) BRACKET Reviewed by Unknown on Sunday, March 06, 2005 Rating: 5
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