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One in the eye for the trolls

Written by Michael Coyle on 08 October 2015

In what is the equivalent of a Norwich Pharmacal Order ISPs in the USA must not hand over the real identities of their customers until the Court gives the instruction following a ruling by Judge Locke http://beckermanlegal.com/Lawyer_Copyright_Internet_Law/malibu_doe_edny_151006Order.pdf
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Fighting the Trolls

Written by Michael Coyle on 08 October 2015

Fight the Trolls We specialise in Intellectual Property Law and have done so for over 14 years. Copyright is essentially a right that prevents your creative expression from being copied.
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When Wanksy met Banksy

Written by Michael Coyle on 07 October 2015

A street artist known as Wanksy is trying to clear up Manchester's streets...but will his hero Banksy do anything about it?
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Lawyers in mourning

Written by Michael Coyle on 03 October 2015

The 2 giants Microsoft and Google have agreed to draw a line under 18 patent infringement claims against each other.
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Banksy Art

Written by Sanjeet Arora Work expereience, University of Wolverhampton on 01 October 2015

IP Infringement and the Fashion Industry

Written by Thomas Mould on 01 October 2015

The production and sale of counterfeit goods in the EU is widespread. This practice costs both the public and legitimate businesses billions of euros a year. The Fashion industry is an industry that is hugely affected by this. What can you do to prevent this?
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Haribo v Lindt

Written by Thomas Mould on 25 September 2015

Haribo sued Lindt on the alleged infringement of its word trade mark ‘GOLDEN BEAR’.
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Copyright in Tattoos- Exhaustion of rights?

Written by Thomas Mould on 25 September 2015

The issue was recently raised as to the ownership of a tattoo. In most cases a design is chosen and the artist creates. In the UK this would mean that the author and the original copyright holder will be the artist unless further agreement is made to transfer ownership.
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