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Copyright dispute over David Bowie image ends

As an artist, David Bowie fully understood the power of his image. Throughout his career, he developed and transformed, not just musically, but also visually, before our eyes – and from his period as Ziggy Stardust through to the Thin… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore looks at intellectual property and contemporary art

Intellectual property and patent law is important to artists in particular. In a world where it can be difficult to ensure art gets the recognition it deserves, IP law is integral to rewarding creativity and protecting the rights of the… Continue Reading →

What does ‘tangible’ mean when it comes to copyright?

A fundamental understanding of copyright law is the understanding of works that are “fixed in any tangible meaning of expression.” It’s at the core of the legal rights behind any original work, and without a tangible medium then copyright doesn’t… Continue Reading →

Industry insight: weekly news round up from the world of patent and trade mark law

Dawn Ellmore has noted some interesting cases this week…  Tiffany & Co v Costco Wholesale Corp – trade mark infringement Tiffany & Co has been granted the right to recover $11.1 million in lost profit (plus interest) and $8.25 million… Continue Reading →

£270m Technology Commitment from UK Government in Spring Budget

The UK Government recently announced in the latest Spring budget that £270 million was to be allocated to launch an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.  The fund is expected to support R&D in universities and businesses resulting in innovation in the… Continue Reading →

Amazon Patents Systems to Defend Drones from Attack

Amazon created a plan to protect its drones from attack from various sources, physical (natural such as lightening and manmade such as bows and arrows) and electronic (computer hacking) which is has now patented.  The patent was filled in 2014… Continue Reading →

European Commission Announces New EU Copyright Rules

The European Commission recently announced new EU copyright rules which should make it easier for musicians, TV makers and publishers to make money out of their work online. The new rules require video sites such as YouTube to use technological… Continue Reading →

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