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Aon appoints Joshua Walker to lead intellectual property product development

Re/insurance broker Aon has appointed Joshua Walker as chief product officer for its intellectual property solutions unit.

Beloved Yosemite landmarks’ original names restored after trademark dispute

Some of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names  back, following a settlement in an intellectual property dispute that briefly changed the monikers of the national park’s hotels and landmarks.The name change came about in a legal battle with Delaware North, a company that lost a $2bn bid to run concessions for the California park’s hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities it had operated since 1993. After Yosemite awarded a contract to Aramark, the park service learned that Delaware North had applied for trademarks for the names when it prepared to open bids.

Senators introduce bill restricting Huawei from buying, selling US patents

Republican senators introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at blocking Huawei Technologies Co. from buying or selling US patents in the latest action by Washington targeting the Chinese telecom giant.

Netflix settles copyright suit with Fyre Festival attendee

Netflix has reached a settlement with a Fyre Festival attendee who had sued the studios for using her video footing without authorisation.

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