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Art to protecting intellectual property

Ladysmith Black Mambazo manager Romeo Qetsimani is urging artists to register with Companies and Intellectual Property Commission to protect themselves

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The Shield Act Tries To Kill The Patent Trolls. But Does It Go Far Enough?

My colleagues over at The Register report the following: Shell companies that threaten legal action over patent infringement without actually producing anything themselves could be driven out of business if the newly proposed and risibly backronymed Saving High-tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act becomes law.

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Colin Kaepernick defends move to protect personal brand

Colin Kaepernick says he isn't being greedy. At first glance, the decision by the San Francisco 49ers quarterback to apply to register "Kaepernicking" and five other terms with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office might appear to be a play for cash.

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Taiwan rejects brand bid by Obama designer

AN attempt by fashion designer Jason Wu to register a brand in his native Taiwan has been rejected on the day Michelle Obama wore one of his creations.

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M’sian businesses in Indonesia urged to register trademarks

KUCHING: Malaysian exporters with businesses in Indonesia are encouraged to register their trademarks as protection against counterfeit as the nation’s intellectual property right adopts a first-to-file rule for trademark owners.

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Business : Matrade Advises Malaysian Businesses In Indonesia To Register Trademarks

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — Malaysia External Trade Development Corp encourages Malaysian exporters with businesses in Indonesia to quickly register their trademarks as the nation's Intellectual Property Rights law adopts a first-to-file rule for trademark owners.

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Astronomer Brian Cox buys the brightest star

Brian Cox, the television astronomer, applies to register his name as a trademark.

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