In the US, the law protects both registered and unregistered trademarks. If the letter "R" is indicated next to the brand in the circle, the designation is a registered mark, and "TM" is a mark that is used by a person but not registered.
Today we will talk about the case, stirred up the us music industry. In 2013, Marvin Gaye's heirs accused Robin Thicke and Farrell William, the authors of the song "Blurred Lines", of copying the motif and sound of their father's song "Got to Give it Up".
In our time of rapid development of computer technology has become particularly acute problem of registration of software (software) (hereinafter – the "Program").
Each new generation of technology poses new challenges to the law. Technology will always be one step ahead of the law, and recalled that the founder of the legal regulation of copyright was the Berne Convention for the protection of literary and artistic works.
The implementation of the requirements of the TRIPS Agreement, as well as the European Union law, into the patent legislation of Ukraine is almost complete, and the "rake" is the same: the number of patents has passed into their "quality", and the total violation of intellectual property rights has been replaced by "patent trolling". Is there an antidote? How to deal with it?
Canadian billionaire Mitchell Goldhar, owner of the Israeli football club Maccabi, in 2011 filed a lawsuit against the Israeli publication Haaretz, accusing of spreading false information. The controversial publication is posted on the website of the publication in English and Hebrew, available for reading worldwide.
The shortest norm of the Constitution of Ukraine consists of two words: "property obliges" (Art. 13). This means that the owner of the property must exercise reasonable care and take sufficient measures to ensure that his property does not cause harm to others. The owner of the property agrees that in certain cases the data about him and his property will be publicly available.
Why does copyright protect works? Take a textbook and find out the answer. If you do not find, open the "author's right to literary works" 1891 And read about the different theories by which scientists and legislators at the dawn of copyright justified the need for protection.