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Twitter permanently bans pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum for repeated copyright violations

The account of Carpe Donktum, a prominent pro-Donald Trump meme maker, has been permanently suspended by Twitter, which cited “repeated” violations of copyright infringement.

Morgan Lewis snaps up nine-strong IP team from Cooley in London

Morgan Lewis has hired a nine-strong London IP team from Cooley, led by partner Nick Bolter.

French company stopped from selling ‘Nosecco’ non-alcoholic fizz

The Prosecco Consortium in Italy has blocked a French wine company from trademarking the name ‘Nosecco’ for its non-alcoholic sparkling fizz.

Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate sues Netflix for giving Sherlock Holmes too many feelings

The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has sued Netflix over its upcoming film Enola Holmes, arguing that the movie’s depiction of public domain character Sherlock Holmes having emotions and respecting women violates Doyle’s copyright.

PS5: Spider-Man Miles Morales official trailer gets copyright claim from Gameloft

Spider-Man Miles Morales’ PS5 announcement trailer has been removed from all official YouTube channels after French company Gameloft has made a copyright claim on Spider-Man Miles Morales’ official trailer.

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