Welcome to our news blog, below are relevant IP news stories from around the globe.

Intellectual Property Office launches new IP Toolkit for Universities

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a new IP Toolkit for Universities aimed at improving the IP awareness of students and academics, and help with Universities and businesses working together.

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18th March, 2015

Taylor Swift Trademarks lyrics

Taylor Swift is seeking US trademarks for lyrics, “this sick beat” and “we never go out of style” that appear on her current album.

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4th February, 2015

Rihanna and Topshop T-shirt case

The pop singer Rihanna has won a legal battle with Topshop over the use of her image on a T-shirt.

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4th February, 2015

Death of a Ringtone

The White Paper “Death of Ringtone” by Waves Associates Ltd discusses how Nokia’s smartphone software strategy failed and ultimately killed the brand.

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10th December, 2014

Changes to parody of copyright works

On 01st October 2014 UK legislation will change to allow the parody of copyright works.

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1st October, 2014