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Glass Half Empty for Industrial Design Protection in Canada?

By Ashlee Froese of Gilbert's LLP An interesting decision was recently issued by Canada's Federal Court, which has sparked some interest in the intellectual property arena: Bodum USA, Inc. and PI Design AG v. Trudeau Corporation (1889) Inc. The case focuses on industrial design infringement...

Will the Lords Amend UK Copyright Law to Better Protect Industrial Designs?

The luxury goods and creative industries market continues to outperform the wider European economy, growing at 13% between 2009 and 2010, and 10% between 2010 and 2011. In this thriving environment, the high-end segment of European design household and office equipment, furniture and furnishing has,...