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IT, Technology & Telecoms
Intellectual Property Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to provide practitioners with a summary of recent case decisions and legislative changes in the IP and technology law sectors. It covers: employee compensation for patented inventions, focusing on the Shanks v Unilver case; the Meltwater case at the ECJ; the cases from the fashion world of Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores and Thomas Pink v Victoria’s Secret; the new Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014; and the final decision in the Fage v Chobani case.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the decision in Shanks v Unilever, specifically in relation to outstanding benefits and fair share;
  • Be aware of the Meltwater case and the decision of the ECJ as well as the application of Article 5(1) of the InfoSoc Directive;
  • Be familiar with the decision in Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores and be aware of the key characteristics of the key Community Designs Regulation, as well as the definition of individual character;
  • Know about the Thomas Pink v Victoria’s Secret case- the facts, the relevant Trade Marks Act legislations, and the impact of this case;
  • Have considered the introduction of The Date Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, its core aspects and how it has been received;
  • Appreciate the decision made by the Supreme Court in Fage v Chobani on the marketing of Greek yogurt.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast Mark Lubbock and Inbali Iserles from Ashurst discuss recent cases and developments in IP and technology. The podcast includes discussion of: employee compensation for patented inventions; the Meltwater case at the ECJ; decisions from cases in the fashion world; the new DRIPA legislation; and the result of a case concerning Greek yogurt.

Date Recorded: 18th November 2014

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