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On August 25, 2014, Judge Thomas P. Griesa from the Southern District of New York (SDNY) dismissed the copyright and trademark infringement complaint of Plaintiff Arrow Productions against Defendants The Weinstein Company LLC, the producers of the movie Lovelace.

By Marie-Andree Weiss, The IPKat blog

Community design law assesses the novelty and individual character of a design (and thus its eligibility for protection as a Community design, either registered or unregistered) by reference to prior designs. However this test is not to be applied...

By Keith Hodkinson, Marks & Clerk

The concept of common general knowledge (CGK) occupies a more prominent position in the UK’s inventive step regime than it does in the European Patent Office's (EPO) problem-and-solution approach or the classic U.S. analysis in Graham v John Deere.

By David Brophy, The IPKat blog