Apple v Samsung

Nilay Patel at Thisismynext.com has embarked on an in depth examination of Apple’s new court action against Samsung. Unlike the spectacularly unsuccessful war against Windows (based on copyright and ‘look and feel’), this action involves: * patents; * design patents; and * trade dress. The “thing that distinguishes this case from Apple’s other actions against […]

Using a sign on the internet

Logan J has granted injunctions against International Hair Care UK’s ¬†use of AFFINAGE (and other trade marks) on its global website for (in effect) infringing International Hair Care Australia’s trade marks registered in Australia. The facts throw up the interesting question of what happens when 2 different people own the same trade mark in different […]

IPwars in Belorussia

Mr Bohdan Zograf has very kindly translated the IPwars post on Telstra v PDC into Belorussian for the benefit (one hopes) of everyone in Belorussia interested in IP! Those of you with the appropriate linguistic skills can see it here.