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HBO warn Donald Trump over Game of Thrones image use

Following the US President’s use of an image of himself with a Game Of Thrones-themed pun to hint that he would be reinstating sanctions against Iran, the makers of the hit TV show have spoken out against the ‘misappropriation’ of their trademark.

Next settles with Scamp & Dude over copying claims

The high-street retailer has reached a settlement with the smaller firm Scamp & Dude following claims by the label’s founder of “blatant infringement” on Next’s part.

Lego Wins Intellectual Property Lawsuit in China

The Danish toy manufacturer has secured another intellectual property win, this time against local Chinese companies who have been copying the distinctive blocks and miniature figures under the ‘LEPIN’ brand.

China grants more trademark approvals for Ivanka Trump firm – including voting machines

In a move that has seen the ‘first daughter’ being awarded largest number of new Chinese trademarks since her father’s presidency began, Ivanka Trump’s company has had 16 new trademarks approved.

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