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26 Aug 2019, 12:09 pm
Supreme Court in the next term.Africa Correspondent Chijioke Okorie reports on Raconteur Productions Limited v Dioni VisionsEntertainment Limited and 2 Others, heard before the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, concerning the possibility of copyright infringement of a ‘screenplay’, which is not specifically mentioned or defined in the Nigerian Copyright Act as a protected work.Platform Liability -Former GuestKat Mirko Brüß examines… [read post]
1 Nov 2019, 1:17 am
This case, concerning the joint authorship of the screenplay of the 'Florence Foster Jenkins' film, revisited the (admittedly) thorny issue of joint authorship of copyright works.SpecialKat Chijioke Okorie looks at some of the highlights of the recently published African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) Model Law on Copyright and Related Rights.PatentsGuestKat Rose Hughes brings breaking news, reporting on the UK Supreme Court decision… [read post]
8 Jul 2013, 4:24 am
 Ben Challis continues his excellent and entertaining series of CopyCat posts on the 1709 Blog here, while Afro-IP's Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie explains a vigorous scraps for control of acronyms that are becoming quite a popular pastime in Nigeria these days. [read post]
21 Feb 2019, 10:24 am
Her commentary highlights the teachings from this decision that even well-known trade marks must succumb to providing high quality evidence of genuine use.Kevin Spacey’s Christmas video – “Let Me Be Frank” has stunned Hollywood as well as our Kat Mathilde Pavis, who comments on the potential copyright infringement implications of Kevin Spacey impersonating the well-known character off script.Katfriend (now guest Africa Correspondent) Chijioke Okorie writes… [read post]
13 Sep 2019, 6:17 am
 Trade Agreement SpecialKat Chijioke Okorie discussed the regional integration of Africa through trade agreements in the shadow of the xenophobic attacks against Africans living in South Africa. [read post]
1 Apr 2014, 3:16 pm
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, features Caroline Ncube, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie within its blog-squad. [read post]
3 Dec 2019, 12:25 am
 Alex Woolgar provided further details.Kat Eleonora Rosati examines copyright protection available to fictional characters and the extent to which it could go, looking at the meaning of a 'work' that is sufficiently 'original' and of the 'right kind', as well as how many and which copyrights it would be entitled to.PatentsGuestKat Rose Hughes discusses the high-profile CRISPR patent dispute relating to the EPO interpretation of "any… [read post]
10 Dec 2019, 12:20 am
EUIPO (C-702/18), where he suggested that the possibility of submitting new arguments and evidence before the General Court in trade mark opposition proceedings could be broadened.Katfriend Deborah Vincze provides a summary of the final implementation in France of Directive 2015/2436 on trade marks.GuestKat Nedim Malovic examines a recent decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal,  which found likelihood of confusion between two figurative marks of whales on the… [read post]
10 Oct 2019, 12:32 am
 SpecialKat Chijioke Okorie examines some of the highlights of Kenya’s Copyright (Amendment) Act 2019, which repealed some elements of the original Copyright Act of Kenya to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty and a myriad of other issues. [read post]
5 Jan 2014, 4:01 pm
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, has recently added Caroline Ncube, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie to its blog-squad. [read post]
26 Feb 2019, 1:20 pm
The case included the court discussing the differences between the EPO and German caselaw on selection patents.Nigerian law regarding forfeiture orders was discussed by Katfriend Chijioke Okorie in relation to the potential forfeiture of a trade mark as a part of a criminal conviction This followed news of a jury in California convicting a motorcycle club and finding that their trade mark could be subject to civil forfeiture.Finally, there was an in memoriam post for photographer… [read post]
25 Nov 2013, 10:44 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
FHC/ABJ/CS/579/2012) against the Registry by the Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Nigeria (IPLAN) as reported by Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie. [read post]
30 Sep 2013, 7:57 pm
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, has recently added Caroline Ncube, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie to its blog-squad. [read post]
4 Mar 2019, 10:55 am
 In Exploiting arrangements of traditional (gospel or folk) music in South Africa Chijioke Okorie writes about the "16,7 % arrangement rule" applied to arrangements of traditional music and discusses the nature of traditional music: is it an orphan work or is it in the public domain? [read post]
5 Jan 2015, 4:01 pm
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, features Caroline Ncube, Jeremy Speres, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie within its blog-squad. [read post]
30 Sep 2014, 4:01 pm
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, features Caroline Ncube, Jeremy Speres, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie within its blog-squad. [read post]
13 Apr 2019, 12:25 pm
PatentsAfrica Correspondent Chijioke Okorie discusses the judgment of the Dutch Court of Hague in Ancientgrain BV and Bakels Senior NV delivered on 21st November 2018 and what this decision means for Ethiopia’s battle to legally export Teff flour.Someone said pasta? [read post]
12 Jul 2019, 2:03 am
Africa Correspondent, Chijioke Okorie (UCT) closed Session 2 with a presentation on “IP, Internet and the right to economic freedom” where she pointed out that given that economic freedom as a human right seeks to inter alia protect the freedom of individuals to own and exercise property rights, the nature of use of copyright-protected material on the Internet seems to undermine that right. [read post]
7 Apr 2015, 9:42 am
This blog, which offers the largest single searchable online source of recent African IP news, features Caroline Ncube, Jeremy Speres, Isaac Rutenberg and Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie within its blog-squad. [read post]
7 Aug 2019, 12:43 am
Africa Correspondent Kat Chijioke Okorie looks at the flexibility available from the TRIPS Agreement and seeing how they can be adapted to suit the socio-economic realities of different countries.Is the sun too much and you're staying in the shade like this Kat? [read post]