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SMART WATER revoked for Non-Use

Written by Thomas Mould on 13 May 2015

The EU General Court has held that test sales amounting to €800 were not enough to demonstrate genuine use of the SMART WATER Community trade mark (CTM) for drinks
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Linking and Copyright laws - changes afoot?

Written by Michael Coyle on 13 May 2015

We thought it was all done and dusted when two years ago in the Svensson case the CJEU made it clear that merely linking to content is not copyright infringement. However in a new case that has been referred to the CJEU, it will examine if links to unauthorised versions of content is an infringement.
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Ericsson raises the ante and sues apple

Written by Michael Coyle on 09 May 2015

Ericsson has issued a claim in the UK alleging that Apple has not kept up with technology licence payments. It claims that even though Apple is still using its patented technology it is failing to pay for them.
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Erection news

Written by Michael Coyle on 09 May 2015

The Electoral Commissioner has an abundance of rules when it comes to voting. http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/electoral-administrator but what about a penis?
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Privacy Regulations 2003 updated

Written by Aasim Durrani on 08 May 2015

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 have been updated to make it easier for the Information Commissioner's Office to clamp down on unsolicited marketing communications
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Bye Bye Skype

Written by Michael Coyle on 06 May 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union today ruled in favour of Sky in Cases T-423/12, T-183/13 and T-184/13 Skype Ultd v OHIM. In short Sky has won its case and Skype will have to change its name..lets hope Skype appeals as its a silly decision.
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