Monthly Archives: March 2006

Copyright: Updates to IP/it Update Website

I have updated and transposed two pages from the old Kingsgate website:(1) a case note on the decision of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Lotus Development Corporation v Borland International Inc. [1997] FSR 61 which … Continue reading

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Copyright: Lott v JBW & Friends Pty Ltd. and Another

The decision of Mr Justice Mulligan of the Supreme Court of South in Lott v JBW and Friends [2000] SASC 3 is a case that really ought to be better known. It covers three important issues: (1) the subsistence of … Continue reading

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Mobilizing Minds in Merseyside

“Mobilizing minds in Merseyside” was the title of Peter Raymond OBE’s masterly presentation to launch the Liverpool Inventors Club. And a very successful launch it was too with an audience of 24 drawn from the professions, universities, financial institutions as … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events

The Liverpool Inventors Club will be launched with a presentation by Peter Raymond at 16:00 tomorrow. The venue will be Liverpool Central Library at William George Street,. There has been so much interest in the Club that we have decided … Continue reading

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Copyright, Database Rights and Rights in Performances: Licensing Pages Updated

I have transposed and updated pages that I first wrote in May 2004, Sep 2002 and Jan 2001 respectively on Copyright Licensing, Licensing Schemes and the decision of the Copyright Tribunal in Universities UK v Copyright Licensing Agency and Another.A … Continue reading

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Patents – US Appeal Court gets the Willies – Wilson Sporting Goods v Hillerich & Bradsby Co.

I am grateful to Messieurs Jeff Steck and Dennis Crouch of Patently-O for bringing the very recent decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Wilson Sporting Goods v. Hillerich & Bradsby (Fed. Cir. 2006, 05–1103) … Continue reading

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LES International: Annual Report 2005

The Licensing Executives Society Report for 2005 was published yesterday. I was pleased to see that GB and Ireland were still the largest branch in Europe with 633 members though we are only a notch ahead of Germany with 618 … Continue reading

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