Jan 22, 2016
IP Flow Links – Samsung Hit With Sales Ban On Phones Which Infringe On Apple’s Patents
Jan 22, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Your IP news update this week:
- A US judge ordered a sales ban on Samsung products that infringe on Apple’s utility patents. The court found that Apple would be irreparably harmed if the phones were not removed from the market.
- The UK Intellectual Property Office has proposed 10-year terms for online piracy perpetrators in order to deter others from similarly infringing activity.
- Taser International has claimed that the patent infringement suit brought against the company by Digital Ally is ‘frivolous and egregious’. The dispute relates to body-worn camera systems developed by Taser for law enforcement which allegedly infringe on technology covered by Digital Ally’s new patent.
- A trademark dispute between Yosemite National Park and DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. (DNCY) has led to the renaming of several locales in the national park in order to avoid infringement.
- The lawsuit against high end clothes brand Moschino for copyright infringement by street artist Rime will go ahead. Moschino was sued for using one of Rime’s designs without permission on a dress worn by Katy Perry to the Met Gala.
- The Beastie Boys settled their copyright suit with Monster Beverage Corp for an undisclosed amount. The rap group claimed Monster used portions of their songs unlawfully in promotional snowboarding videos.
- The copyright infringement lawsuit against 50 Cent over the song “I Get Money” has been dismissed for exceeding the statute of limitations.