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These countries pose the biggest IP protection threats, according to the US
The US have published the US 2019 priority watch list for posing trade barriers to American companies and products due to their intellectual property laws.
HTC has stopped offering its phone for sale in the UK while it is involved in an intellectual property dispute. The Taiwanese company’s online store currently lists all of its models as “out of stock” despite the fact they remain available in other nations. HTC has been involved in a long-running dispute with research and development company Ipcom over a wireless technology developed for car phones.
Disney has filed a notice of opposition at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) against Chinese supply chain management company Qianhai Qisheng regarding its contentious ‘Hakuna Matata’ trademark.
McDondald’s has lost its exclusive claim to the “Mc” trademark on some of its food products within the EU after a dispute with an Irish fast food chain.
Led Zeppelin have drawn the support of more than 100 artists in the Stairway to Heaven copyright case.