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Prince Restrained… Temporarily

Prince fans were left disappointed after a temporary restraining order obtained in the US courts prevented the release of the anticipated Deliverance EP. A five track collection of previously unreleased material – Deliverance – was due to be released on 21 April 2017 to coincide with the year anniversary of the artist’s death. However, within a day of the announcement, lawyers for Prince’s estate together with Paisley Park Enterprises brought a lawsuit against the sound…
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Brexit: Implications for Copyright Law

Brexit Brexit Brexit, a word that was non-existent five years ago is now on everyone’s lips. So what does it mean? Well, as we all now know, Brexit means Brexit. Although for some this may be enough, intellectual property lawyers need to know more. Much has already been written about the potential impact of Brexit on patents, trade marks and designs but copyright is rarely mentioned. This is because, on a broad brush interpretation, copyright…
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‘Poké’ trade mark wars

Gotta catch ‘em all Nintendo owns a number of trade marks with the “Poké” prefix, some of which have been registered for almost 20 years. These include a variety of “Pokémon” trade marks that are used in relation to clothing and electronics (A.K.A. the Nintendo “Poké family”). The US trade mark register reveals approximately 60 trade mark applications and registrations with the “Poké” prefix (including trade marks related to “Pokémon Go” that were filed in…
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BriffaWay – Blustery Day!

One of the superpowers that lawyers must possess is the ability to see into the future and avert disaster. While I suspected this was the case early on in my legal travels it was driven home to me at my first law firm interview. After the usual questions about why I wanted to be a lawyer and what I really admired about the firm I was interviewing at, we moved onto crystal ball gazing. The…
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