IP Address Blog Updates for January 8, 2013

Canada’s Top 50 brands http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/canadas-top-50-brands/article6736251/?page=all … Social Media | The Most-Loved And Most-Hated Brands Of 2012 http://ow.ly/gAhy1  QUIZ: Can You Spot the Knock-Off Handbags, Shoes, and Gadgets? http://ow.ly/guZJc  Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Inadvertently Promotes Facebook’s New Privacy Controls http://ow.ly/gs7hh  Health Canada caps caffeine in energy drinks http://ow.ly/gsfkk  Beer branding – tapping into a profitable demographic? | Game … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for December 12, 2012

Starting a new whiskey company: If good whiskey takes years to mature, how do you start a new brand? http://ow.ly/g2H6o  ATELIER for Tequila Confusable with ATELIER WINERY for Wine, Says TTAB http://thettablog.blogspot.com/2012/12/atelier-for-tequila-confusable-with.html …  via @TTABlog Christmas and IP http://ow.ly/g2zUt  Looking beyond the patent cliff http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748703555704578157382328150460.html?mod=BOL_hpp_mag#articleTabs_article%3D1 … Theft of industrial secrets & corporate espionage | The Curious Case … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for December 3, 2012

Twitter in legal spat with data reseller http://ow.ly/fLKNZ  How Pentastar became Chrysler’s logo http://ow.ly/fKW0J  The Twinkie Template For Building An Eternal Brand http://ow.ly/fLgmG  Court approves Hostess liquidation; brands draw ‘furious’ interest http://ow.ly/fLglI  Breach of IP agreement scam by Masatoshi Sugioka http://ow.ly/fIQYP  Gap Sued by Shoe Designer Over Look-Alike Loafers http://ow.ly/fELgE  Microsoft Patent Shows Which Direction … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for November 27, 2012

Paul Ceglia Indicted for Faking Contract with Mark Zuckerberg re Facebook http://ow.ly/fC0nU  Interesting article on one of the major bidders for the new bespoke gTLDs | Donuts Tries a Domain Grab http://ow.ly/fBZ3s  Macy’s Thanksgiving parade confetti contained sensitive police documents http://ow.ly/fAiwO  FBI uses Twitter, social media to look for securities fraud http://ow.ly/fzTfh  Tech’s 8 Most … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for November 19, 2012

A strong brand can survive many challenges, including bankruptcy | Twinkies will likely live on post-bankruptcy http://ow.ly/fp2rU  Made-in-America: A valuable label, even in China http://ow.ly/fp1cF  Federal judges take steps to curb nuisance lawsuits http://ow.ly/foZH7  Intellectual property in Brazil: Owning ideas http://ow.ly/fog6X  Veterans call for inquiry into privacy violations http://bit.ly/UBnmWt  B.C. privacy commissioner orders Victoria police … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for November 15, 2012

Adobe says user forum was breached, takes site offline http://ow.ly/fiSTH  The many brands of Bond http://ow.ly/fiSW3  Top 10 Wine Brands http://ow.ly/fiRwo  Counterfeit alcohol costs UK £1.2bn a year http://ow.ly/fiRfR  10,000 bottles of fake Lafite uncovered in China http://ow.ly/fiReP  Papa John’s faces $250 million spam lawsuit http://ow.ly/fiSYQ  Billy Joel, Rihanna fight Pandora over compensation http://ow.ly/fiACA  Tweets … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for November 14, 2012

Stark Wine to Diageo’s Stark Raving Wine: Get Off Our Lawn http://ow.ly/fhANc  Budweiser Asks Paramount to Remove Beer Images From Film http://ow.ly/fhAx7  EU General Court dismisses application to annul wine geographical indication for Tokaj http://ow.ly/fhAgY  USA | Applicant’s Prior Use of PARLAY for Wine Was Not Unlawful Despite Lack of COLA Approval http://ow.ly/fhA5o  The resurgence … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for October 31, 2012

The intellectual property fight over the Tough Mudder obstacle race http://ow.ly/eTNSh  Anonymous takes aim at Zynga http://ow.ly/eTM8T  FDA Warns Avon on Wrinkle-Product Claims http://ow.ly/eTK7d  Packaging | Italy allows use of screwcap – with compromises http://ow.ly/eTLMo  Microsoft Renews Relevance With Machine Learning Technology http://ow.ly/eTL25  Experian Customers Unsafe as Hackers Steal Credit Report Data http://ow.ly/eTKUr  Millions of … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for October 26, 2012

Next LES Toronto Chapter event is Wed, Oct 31, An Update on the Canadian Law of Disclaiming Licenses in Bankruptcy: http://bit.ly/WwH6kb . Next Ontario Bar Association IT & E-Commerce Section event is Nov 14, 12 pm on Insuring Against Cyberspace and Other Network Risks:  http://bit.ly/WwH37R  Hells Angels Sue Toys ‘R’ Us for Alleged trademark infringement http://ow.ly/eN0el  … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for October 4, 2012

Once a sideshow, Twitter finds a following in corporate Canada http://ow.ly/eflO2  Reaction on Twitter to the US presidential debate establishes Twitter’s ability to provide context to news events http://ow.ly/eflSS  OECD report finds that the Internet is an important driver of economic growth – and also crime http://ow.ly/edp5u  Fan Sites Settle Children’s Privacy Charges http://ow.ly/edoSN  Hackers … Continue reading