The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has rejected Liverpool FCs bid to register the city name, “Liverpool”, as a trade mark with regards to sport products and services.
As of September, when copyright owners want to make a manual claim to monetise videos their work has been used in, they cannot make that claim for very short uses of the music or unintentional use. Instead, they can stop the creator from monetising the video, or block the video.
Facebook’s appeal against a class action case has been thrown out by a US federal appeals court in San Francisco. The lawsuit could go on to cost Facebook billions of dollars if they are found to have fallen foul of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).