Bitter Reflex as Duran Duran lose Court case

December 12, 2016

Duran Duran have lost their UK action to reclaim the US copyright in the songs comprising their first 3 albums.

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Taylor Swift “Shakes Off” Copyright infringement claim.

November 12, 2015

Being one of the best earning pop stars has many upsides but being a lawsuit target is certainly not one of them. Taylor Swift, who is well known in the industry from being extremely protective of her brand, has now been sued by Jesse Braham (stage name: Jesse Graham) over the lyrics to “Shake It Off”. The R&B star claims that its chorus: “Cause the players gonna pla...

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Finding the Next Big Thing Requires an Understanding of your Intellectual Property

March 19, 2014

Technology scouting projects are often used to identify new ideas and technologies for M&A, competitive landscapes, technology standards and for optimising IP Strategies. In a similar way startups and new entrepreneurs should have an understanding what Intellectual Property they have in-house; this will also prevent them from developing the same thing as others.

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