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IP weekly highlights—3 June 2021

IP weekly highlights—3 June 2021
Published on: 03 June 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—3 June 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Copyright & associated rights
  • Joint authorship—IMDb film credits in Florence Foster Jenkins saga (Martin v Kogan)
  • Know-how and research & development
  • IP waiver talks hinge on use of big pharma’s trade secrets
  • Internet
  • EUIPO publishes study to describe methods employed by cybersquatters
  • Patents
  • EPO announces decommissioning of CMS from 1 January 2022
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes analysis of Martin v Kogan (the latest in a number of judgments) in which the IPEC was tasked with ruling on the appropriate credit for a joint author on IMDb, a study published by the EUIPO on cybersquatting which seeks to quantify the phenomenon of cybersquatting and explain practices employed by cybersquatters, commentary on IP waiver for COVID-19 vaccines and its impact on trade secrets and an announcement from the EPO that its web-based online filing service, CMS, will be decommissioned and fully replaced by its new service, Online Filing 2.0, from 1 January 2022. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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