Lawsuits often stem from copyright infringement, plagiarism, or inaccurate details surrounding true events. In some cases, a lawsuit is wrapped up quickly, but here several famous copyright infringements that led to legal action.
The Bob Marley heirs have had their fair share of trademark battles, but their latest trek to court offers an important lesson for smaller companies.
Some £20m will be paid to cycle wear manufacturer Assos of Switzerland and German menswear retailer Anson’s Herrenhaus to settle ongoing disputes about alleged Asos trademark infringements.
Protecting your intellectual property (IP) rights is becoming more important for business owners. In the past two decades alone, investment in protecting IP has increased from £23.8bn to £63.5bn, and shows that companies are ready to protect intangible assets from other businesses.
Intellectual property (IP) crime is being tackled in shops, websites and local markets, according to new figures.
With the help of entrepreneur James Dyson, the government has set out plans for virtual markers on intellectual property, which would mean that infringers cannot claim that they did not known a particular design was protected.