UK publishers urge Sunak to protect works ingested by AI models & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

UK publishers urge Sunak to protect works ingested by AI models

Publishers Association’s call comes as ChatGPT firm argues US lawsuit ‘misconceives scope’ of copyright law

Wolverine offloads US leather business, sells IP of Hush Puppies in China

As part of its ongoing brand portfolio transformation, Wolverine World Wide (WWW) has opted to sell the intellectual property of its Hush Puppies brand in China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Patent and trademark firm acquires IP company’s client portfolio

Patent and trademark firm Albright IP has acquired the client portfolio of Bristol-based intellectual property company JDIP. The acquisition, which comes as JDIP founder John Dean enters retirement, enables Cheltenham-based Albright IP to strengthen its presence in the South West, particularly Bristol.

Huawei Launches the First IP Club Member Program in Latin America to Accelerate Industry Digital Transformation in the Region

The Latin America stop of Huawei Network Summit (HNS) 2023 was held successfully in Cancun, Mexico on August 25, 2023. At the event, Huawei, together with the attending customers and partners, launched the IP Club member program tailored to the Latin America region.

UK AI copyright code expected this autumn

A new code of practice aimed at balancing the rights of content creators with the desire of AI developers to train their systems using quality data is set to be finalised this autumn, Out-Law understands.

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