European IP Bulletin -- Issue 88, March 2012


In This Issue:

Copyright -

Pub Landlords Found to Infringe the Premier League’s Copyright: Pyrrhic Victory After All?; The Protection of Football Fixture Lists Under the EU Database Directive; The “Innocent” Copying Defence: Only Applicable to Works Out of Copyright

Trade Marks -

Advocate General Considers Jurisdiction For Claims of Infringement of a National Trade Mark Online; and Composite Marks: Identity, Similarity and Likelihood of Confusion

E-Privacy -

Serious E-Privacy Breaches: ICO Guidance on Monetary Penalties

Confidential Information -

Privilege Against Self-Incrimination and The Scope of The Intellectual Property Exception

Registered Community Design -

Registered Community Designs Can Infringe Earlier Registered Community Designs

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