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The unusual case of international copyright and iconic furniture: Knoll’s “Tulip” chair
A recent decision from the French Supreme Court has taken the world of iconic furniture design by surprise, taking an alternative approach to the enforcement of international copyright law. The…
Classic Copyright Cases – Napster
In 1999, Shawn Fanning created a peer-to-peer file sharing application called Napster which allowed users to share primarily music encoded in mp3 format via the internet. Users could download files on various computers that were connected to the service with their own files being shared in return. This, however, constituted copyright infringement.
Covid-19 plays a key role in transferring a claim from the High Court to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court
The general rule in High Court litigation in England and Wales is that the Court will order the losing party to pay the winning party’s legal costs. However, the High…
Only fools and IPEC proceedings
Many litigants want to have intellectual property (IP) arguments in the Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court (IPEC). This can be for a number of reasons, but the fact that the IPEC offers a quick and cost effective venue to hear IP claims is the top of the list.