Posts filed under: Industry News

SnapDragon protect against counterfeit products every day, all day, for businesses of different sizes and sectors. Today in particular is a key date in the global agenda to raise awareness of the issue of counterfeits – World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2018....
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SnapDragon is proud to launch Swoop, our new automated brand monitoring platform for designers, manufacturers and retailers, the first of its kind to be made publicly available.  ...
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Every year on 26 April we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day and we are particularly excited about the theme for this year which is “Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity.”...
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There has been coverage in the press recently about the biggest investigation in Britain into fake goods on social media which identified tens of thousands of listings for counterfeit products on Facebook, including potentially dangerous items....
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Kellogg’s is taking Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis to court over his attempt to trademark his “Special K” nickname. The food giant, which registered the Australian trademark for Special K in 1955 to protect its signature cereal brand, wants to...
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In December 2016, the General Court of the European Union (EGC) dismissed Nestlé’s attempt to register the four-fingered shape of the brand’s signature Kit Kat chocolate bars as an EU trademark. Marking the latest development in a decade-long legal battle...
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The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has recently ruled that posting hyperlinks to copyright-protected works published without their author’s consent can, sometimes, constitute copyright infringement. The ruling aimed to strike a ‘fair balance’ between protecting the interests of copyright holders...
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With more than 1 billion monthly users, YouTube is the world’s largest video sharing platform; in 2012, only seven years after its creation, 60 hours of video were uploaded every minute and YouTube mobile alone received over 600 million views...
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On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. While several lawyers argue that the result is not legally binding (partners of law firm Mishcon de Reya have even recently claimed that for the Prime Minister to...
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Today (the 8th of July) marks the first ever British IP day, celebrating the immense contribution intellectual property (IP) makes to the UK’s economic, cultural and social wellbeing....
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