IP News this month

IP News April 2015

Welcome to CIPP’s IP News This Month, your guide to the most important news and trends in intellectual property culled from news reports around the world. Top 3 Stories Tension is growing over the Trans-Pacific Partnership: will the massive deal really improve trade, or just serve to benefit select US industries – especially those relying […] Read more

IP News this month

IP News March 2015

Top 3 Stories A jury’s decision to order Robin Thicke to pay $7.3M to the estate of Marvin Gaye over “Blurred Lines” has rattled the music industry and called into question basic copyright concepts. Critics fear the case will extend IP rights to once unprotectable aspects of music More » Should users pay for incidental copies, and […] Read more

IP News this month

IP News February 2015

Top 3 Stories Friend or FRAND? A landmark vote by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers promises to clear up the messy world of standard essential patents, by eliminating the threat of injunctions, and reducing royalty stacking More » Canada struck back at Eli Lilly and the US government in a $500 million NAFTA dispute over […] Read more