Intellectual Property News and Stories
2011 Respect for Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet Slogan ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)February 3, 2012
Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Prize Presentation Ceremony for the 2011 Respect for Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet Slogan Competition was held at the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) today (February 3). The Director of Intellectual ...more »
Examining Moneyball's Impact on Business and Sports
Newswise (press release)February 1, 2012
Newswise — Villanova University School of Law (VSL) convenes an all-star roster of leading experts from sports and television for its 2012 Villanova Sports and Entertainment Law Journal Symposium, “Moneyball's Impact on Business and Sports,” Friday, ...more »
Abu Dhabi's outsized cultural ambitions
Jerusalem PostFebruary 6, 2012
But the presence of local outlets of the Guggenheim and Louvre museums also highlights the prickly issue of what role Western cultural institutions should play in a Muslim country. In a surprise move, Abu Dhabi's Executive Council brought back to life ...more »
Barnes & Noble's patent-misuse claim v. Microsoft: Not dead yet!
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 1, 2012
On Tuesday, administrative law judge Theodore Essex of the US International Trade Commission dealt a blow to Barnes & Noble. As the bookseller heads into trial next week on Microsoft's claim that its e-readers infringe four Microsoft patents, ...more »
Improving consumer protection laws
The Sun DailyFebruary 12, 2012
The purpose of the Act is to reform the trade description law, and it replaces the Trade Description Act 1972 (1972 Act). The 2011 Act aims to promote good trade practices by prohibiting false trade descriptions and false or misleading statements, ...more »