In this episode of the podcast, we are joined by trade mark attorney Vishal Dattani and trainee patent attorney Monifa Phillips to discuss careers in IP.
Intellectual property rights are territorial in nature, subject to the laws of individual countries, sitting within the constraints of jurisdictional boundaries. When does selling goods online, to another foreign jurisdiction, constitute trade mark infringement?
In part three of this series, we look at recent legal disputes involving NFTs (ongoing and settled), that present new, unique intellectual property issues.
In part two of this series, we look at the interplay between NFTs and specific intellectual property (IP) rights that subsist in the UK.
In part one of this series, we introduce the concepts of non-fungible tokens (NFTS), the metaverse, cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Trainee Trade Mark Attorney Vishal Dattani discusses the case and analyses the costs risks for complex copyright litigation in the High Court
On 6 April 2022, after a high-stakes, eleven day trial, the High Court of England and Wales declared that Ed Sheeran, singer/songwriter, did not infringe copyright relating to the song “Oh Why” by Sami Chokri. The allegation that Ed Sheeran copied the catchy parts of “Oh Why” was therefore dismissed by the Court.
OhPolly loses design infringement battle against Original Beauty: a crash course in quantifying loss
“Damages inquiries are rare in intellectual property cases”. Fortunately, every now and again, a case is heard on inquiry, providing practitioners and rights holders with a practical refresher on the calculation of damages in UK proceedings.
In early 2021, the High Court of England and Wales found that Associated Newspapers Limited, , had infringed copyright belonging to the Duchess of Sussex and unlawfully invaded her privacy. We analyse what led to the decision of infringement in the Duchess’ case.
As the Ringo Starr case shows, despite some tricky issues to navigate around, the parties were able to reach an agreement and have likely saved long run costs of fighting a lengthy legal battle!