Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…
After a three-year long legal battle against luxury watchmaker brand ‘Hamilton’, Lewis Hamilton has lost after the watchmaker registered ‘Hamilton’ as its trademark giving them the right to use the name across Europe.
The makers of the Roblox game will have to pay to include the ‘oof’ sound when a character has dies following a copyright dispute.
Oracle and Google are in a copyright dispute worth billions and they have met earlier this week at the Supreme Court where they clashed over this dispute which is over Google’s creation of the Android operating system used in mobile phones worldwide.
The World Trade Organisation will ask the UK to reconsider its opposition to waiving intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines which will help shorten the pandemic and allow for mass production of treatments against the disease.
In 2020, Huawei Technologies has filed 8,607 wireless patents between January and October making it the leading company that had the most wireless communication patent filings in 2020.