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The FBI has nearly 1,000 investigations open into attempted intellectual property theft, nearly all of them involving Chinese, FBI director Christopher Wray said Tuesday. “There is no country that poses a more severe counterintelligence threat to this country right now than China… and I don’t say it lightly,” Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee. “We have as we speak probably about a thousand-plus investigations all across the country involving attempted theft of US intellectual property, whether it’s economic espionage or counter proliferation, almost all leading back to China,” he said.
According to Cult of Mac, Apple has applied for a patent titled ‘Navigation Using Augmented Reality’, which outlines changes to Apple Maps that would “overlay route information onto live views of the road ahead of the car”.
The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has released guidance on how UK copyright law will change in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Liverpool Football Club are making the bold move of trademarking the word ‘Liverpool’.
TMZ is reporting that Kanye West is filing the paperwork to trademark his church-themed Sunday Service merchandise.