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Bill Murray movie subject to trademark infringement lawsuit 

A horse racing announcer has sued the Weinstein Co. claiming that the company infringed on his trademarked phrase in a 2014 Bill Murray movie.

European wikipedias have been turned off for the day to protest copyright laws

Websites and businesses across Europe are protesting controversial changes to online copyright being introduced by the European Union.

Huawei leads Asian domination of UN patent applications in 2018 

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei led the pack with Asia accounting for more than half the international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organisation last year, WIPO has said

Aberdeen FC loses whisky trademark in row with Don Fino Sherry 

Aberdeen FC applied to register two trademarks, The Dons Dram and Dons Dram in 2017, but the UKIPO ruled that it was too similar to “The Don” owned by Don Fino Sherry.

And finally…

Cardi B files paperwork to make her catchphrase official

According to documents, Cardi B filed to trademark her catchphrase ‘okurr’ for merchandising purposes.

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