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Global financial services and products provider S&P Global is suing call centre group S&P Data for multiple trademark infringements, arguing the S&P element of the name is likely to cause confusion.
A Singaporean official defeated a candidate from China in a leadership contest for the UN’s intellectual property body, which was swept into a rift between Washington and Beijing over claims of Chinese theft of technological know-how.
The UK Government has confirmed that the country will not be part of the planned Unified Patent Court (UPC).
A musician and lawyer has used an algorithm to generate every possible melody in an attempt to end music copyright lawsuit claims.
Comedian Joe Lycett has legally changed his name to Hugo Boss, in a protest against the German fashion brand. The company have been sending cease-and-desist letters to small businesses and charities who are using the world “boss” in their names.