Week in IP: October 27 – November 2, 2013

The intellectual property news stories keep coming as another month ends. This week Apple and Samsung come back to court to prepare for another jury trial. Therefore, I should probably publish all of the IP news that I collected last week. After all, there’s no point in keeping the aggregating all to myself.

 

Monday, October 28

 

Lumen View, Redskins, Sony, NSA: Intellectual Property

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-28/lumen-view-redskins-sony-nsa-intellectual-property.html

 

Moonshine Tavern changes name after trademark challenge

http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/blog/charm-city-flavor/2013/10/moonshine-tavern-to-change-name-after.html?page=all

 

Tuesday, October 29

 

Patent Trolls, Castel, Obamacare: Intellectual Property

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-29/patent-trolls-castel-obamacare-intellectual-property.html

 

Castel takes trademark battle to China’s Supreme Court
http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-news/584490/castel-takes-trademark-battle-to-china-s-supreme-court

 

NAPWA bankruptcy case reopened for trademark sale

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/10/26/napwa-bankruptcy-case-reopened-trademark-sale/

 

Russian Social Networking Site Vkontakte Wins Copyright Case Against Music Label

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/5770544/russian-social-networking-site-vkontakte-wins-copyright-case-against-music

 

Wednesday, October 30

 

AK Steel, Sony, Dillard’s, 5Pointz: Intellectual Property

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-30/ak-steel-sony-dillard-s-5pointz-intellectual-property.html

 

IPAB refuses use of trademark ‘Sony’ by India’s AB Textiles

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/ipab-refuses-use-of-trademark-sony-by-india-s-ab-textiles-113102600328_1.html

 

Royal Canadian Legion asks Reddit to remove poppy over trademark

http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/yourcommunity/2013/10/legion-asks-reddit-to-remove-poppy-over-trademark.html

 

 

Screenshot of the Canada subreddit page

Screenshot of the Canada subreddit page

 

Thursday, October 31

 

Wi-Lan, AstraZeneca, FootAsylum: Intellectual Property

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-31/wi-lan-astrazeneca-footasylum-intellectual-property.html

 

Nokia wins mobile patent judgment in UK against HTC

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/30/us-nokia-htc-idUSBRE99T0UT20131030

 

Derby clothes store Asylum in trademark row with national giant

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Derby-clothes-store-Asylum-trademark-row-national/story-20006316-detail/story.html

 

Friday, November 1

 

Tiffany, Hasbro, MotionPoint: Intellectual Property

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-01/tiffany-hasbro-motionpoint-intellectual-property.html

 

Judge Invalidates Patent for a Down Syndrome Test

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/01/business/judge-invalidates-patent-for-a-down-syndrome-test.html?_r=1&

 

Marvin Gaye’s family sues Robin Thicke over ‘Blurred Lines’

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-marvin-gaye-lawsuit-robin-thicke-blurred-lines-20131031,0,2342985.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+%28L.A.+Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories%29#axzz2jep62gJ2

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About Simon Linder

I am a registered patent agent in the Silicon Valley area. I specialize in local intellectual property issues and talk about them on my blog.
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