You can’t copyright dance, but you can well do it for a coreography in the US if related to a “dramatic work”, thanks to 1978 Copyright Act.
Algorithm-based search engine for IP assets.
In Taiwan a barcode is distinctive enough to qualify for a trademark and counts as a quasi-private document whether lodged within a contract.
Uber settles the accusation of theft of IP.
The Netherlands: the Parliament is evaluating a law to provide legal protection to Trade Secrets.
Answering to a discovery request may award you losing your privilege.
Now even KPN, Tele2, Zeelandnet and CAIW have to comply to the ban within 10 days.
December issue of a nice reading from DLA Piper on the following topics:
UPDATE ON THE AUSTRALIAN RETAIL MARKET
THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY
ALIBABA ECOMMERCE PLATFORMS: A POWERFUL BUT FLAWED IP ENFORCEMENT TOOL
INSTA-WORTHY OR INSTA-INFRINGEMENT?
THREE MISTAKES TO AVOID WITH YOUR CANADIAN TRADEMARKS
E-COMMERCE IN POLAND-OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR FASHION RETAILERS
HARNESSING HIDDEN ADVERTISING: PITFALLS OF ENGAGING CONSUMERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS UNDER SCRUTINY
NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY LAWS IN NEW ZEALAND: IMPACT ON RETAIL SECTOR
FIVE KEY CHANGES TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS IN AUSTRALIA – A RETAIL PERSPECTIVE
DISTRIBUTION AND MANUFACTURING IN IRAN
INSIGHT INTO THE POLISH RETAIL MARKET – OVERVIEW OF UPCOMING CHANGES IN LEGISLATION
CUT TO SUNDAY PENALTY RATES FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY
Dutch FilmWorks will be ableto collect and process perosnal data (like IP addresses) of copyright infringers.