WTO: Antigua Has New Idea For Gambling Case; Cuba Rails Against US Trademark

In a longstanding World Trade Organization dispute about measures affecting the cross-border supply of gambling and betting services, Antigua and Barbuda has made a new proposal to the United States on a way to solve the issue of the US not complying with a WTO ruling it lost. And in a separate matter at the same WTO meeting last week, Cuba referred to the US failure to change a law barring a rum trademark in the context of railing against US policy of “economic suffocation” of the island nation.

Copyright at the crossroads

Legislators and courts all over the world are grappling with the challenge that new technology poses to copyright norms. James Nurton summarises the latest developments and examines why some feel reform is vital

How to handle India’s patent working requirements

The working requirement in the Indian Patents Act is one of several provisions unique to the jurisdiction that raise concerns about patent holders. Mohan Dewan explains the reasoning behind the requirement and how to navigate its intricacies

Group Calls For ITU Constitution Amendment To Protect Right To Privacy

A report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age has been lauded by a group of civil society organisations who also called states to curtail mass surveillance and for the ITU constitution to be amended.

Industry Applauds Marti Nomination As US IP Enforcement Coordinator

The US IP industry is applauding the nomination of trademark attorney Daniel Marti to be the next US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator.

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