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Taxi!?

Written by Leanne Davies on 24 November 2017

The Court of Appeal has rejected the shape of the famous London Hackney Cab as a trade mark
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Paypal v Pandora Media: settled

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 24 November 2017

Back in May, it was reported on the Reading Room, that Paypal had taken trade mark action against Pandora Media over their logo change.
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Trade Marks and Cryptocurrencies

Written by Michael Coyle on 08 November 2017

Part 2 So three other well known coins Ripple Dash and Monero have considered the trade mark issues with different levels of success. Ripple and Dash are heavily protected whilst Monero has failed!!
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Blockchain and the music industry

Written by Michael Coyle on 08 November 2017

Ever wanted to own a piece of your favourite song. I was interested to listen to Steve Stewart, the former manager of Stone Temple Pilots who has launched an exchange called VEZT to empower you and the artists to buy and sell the IP of music. Blockchain once again!
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Trade Marks and Cryptocurrencies

Written by Michael Coyle on 08 November 2017

Trade Marks are essential in every business especially in the world of cryptocurrencies. Here are some of the more well known coins.....
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Bjork: the new kid on the blockchain

Written by Samuel O'Toole on 08 November 2017

Bjork has teamed up with British start-up Blockpool to put blockchain on the centre stage for the new release. Fans will need Bitcoin, Litecoin, DASH, or AudioCoin if they wish to purchase the album.
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Smart Contracts ? As lawyers we need to wake up!!

Written by Michael Coyle on 04 November 2017

Bye Bye to the middle man? Blockchains have their critics but their use will soon become the norm. A smart contract can also be called a self-executing contract or blockchain contracts, or digital contracts.
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