As the world continues to deal with the outbreak of COVID-19, we look at the measures taken by our Courts and Intellectual Property Offices to tackle the practical effects the virus is having on working life:
The EU IPO
The UK IPO
The European Courts
The UK Courts
Obviously, the pandemic is very fast moving, and it may be that this article is overtaken by events shortly after it is published! Therefore, all those involved should continue to keep an eye on the relevant guidance published by each of the above entities as the situation continues to develop.
Superman is Clark Kent. Batman is Bruce Wayne. And Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, is…Dr Craig Wright (or so he claims).
As AI technology develops, we are now firmly in the age of non-humans authoring literary content which might be worthy of protection under intellectual property laws.
One of the hottest trade mark issues around at the moment is the question of how effectively can trade mark rights protect brand owners’ interests in non-fungible tokens (otherwise known as “NFTs”).