Impossible Foods has successfully brought an action against Nestle on the basis of infringement of the “Impossible Burger” trademark in Europe.
Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to act as a medium of exchange. It can be used to secure financial transactions, verify asset transfers, and control the creation of additional units. The popularity of cryptocurrencies have sparked several debates on whether they can be considered “real property” in the eyes of the law. This debate is important to consider because if a dispute arose regarding crypto assets, ruling authorities would find it difficult to resolve the matter without any legal certainty or classification of cryptocurrency.
The Italian Supreme Court’s recent judgment of a dispute between two Italian cosmetic companies, Kiko and Wycon, is the latest case driven by the landmark Cofemel decision. It expands copyright law in Italy with a ruling protecting store experience as well as store design.
Disney+, the hotly anticipated streaming platform, has now launched in around a dozen countries to a great reception. Within the first 3 months of Disney+’s launch in November 2019, 28.6m people had signed up. Comparatively, relatively new streaming platform Britbox hit 1m subscribers in North America after 2 years.
The non-profit organisation “Reporters Without Borders” and a collective of designers called BlockWorks have built a virtual library on Minecraft. The project was created to host censored articles by journalists from Russia, Egypt, Mexico, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.
Manuel Campos, one of the European Court of Justice’s Advocate Generals, has offered a fresh perspective on copyright protection in an opinion. He opined that copyright protection does not apply to designs where the shape of the designs is “exclusively dictated” by their technical function.