Nexon creates dedicated team for overseas IP business & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Sharing TV streaming passwords is illegal, says UK copyright watchdog

Millions of UK viewers are breaking the law by sharing their passwords for services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, according to the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

Nexon creates dedicated team for overseas IP business

Nexon Co., a Korean video game publisher listed in Japan, has established an organization dedicated to overseas strategic businesses, including global projects using its key intellectual property rights, a move to ensure sustainable growth by diversifying its sales to other markets such as Japan and North America. 

Big Data IP Battle Continues as Cribl Moves to Dismiss Splunk’s IP Suit

After defendants Clint Sharp, Cribl Inc.’s CEO, and the company were accused of intellectual property theft and other unfair business practices, the defendants have partly moved to dismiss Splunk Inc.’s suit on grounds that the complaint fails to plead the requisite elements of infringement and that the patents underlying the suit are invalid.

AA Thornton IP LLP Partners receive additional awards

Mike Jennings, a partner in AA Thornton’s patent team has been named Global Leader in IAM’s ‘Strategy 300 Global Leaders .This follows earlier recognition in September 2022 in the ‘IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists’ in which Mike was identified as a “brilliant patent prosecutor and advocate for his clients” and a “thought-leader in the development of the law around subject matter eligibility for AI and computer-implemented inventions”.

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