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Slay In Your Lane Authors Sue BBC for Trademark Infringement
Yesterday Huffpost UK reported that authors YOMI ADEGOKE and ELIZABETH UVIEBINENE sued the BBC for trademark infringement after the network used the title of their 2018 book Slay In Your Lane in a marketing campaign for BBC Sports.
InStyle Reports on Copyright Issues Related to Instagram Celebrity Fan Accounts
Yesterday InStyle magazine published an article discussing copyright enforcement efforts by professional photographers and photo agencies against celebrity fan accounts on Instagram that use their photos without authorization.
IPO SEEKS CANDIDATES FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
IPO is seeking an Executive Director to lead the strategic priorities for IPO’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The Executive Director works directly with the Officers, Executive Committee and 50-member Board of Directors in this effort.
IPO, established in 1972, is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. IPO serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology. As owners of intellectual property we believe that intellectual property rights accelerate the innovation, creativity, and investment necessary to address major global challenges and improve lives. We strive to maximize innovation across all industries and improve lives throughout the world by fostering high quality rights and effective, harmonized systems to obtain and enforce them, on behalf of all our members.