Disputes & litigation
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.
A recent UK IPO decision, Marco Polo (O/681/22) shows the dangers of not appointing a UK address for service for WIPO trade mark registrations.
In this article Bill Lister talks about the process of mediation, and gives pointers as to how parties can get the best out of a mediation.
A number of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) strategies have been developed over the last few decades. They can provide cost-effective alternatives to court proceedings, and allow two parties to negotiate a settlement in a confidential environment.
What are non-fungible tokens (NFTS) and what are the copyright issues around owning an NFT?