Intellectual Property

The G Spot

Intellectual property is a terrible thing to waste. Gucci is one of the many big brands to keep their lawyers in sports cars and lobster cocktails. Here is a sampling from the past few years of IP litigation. 2012/ Last week Gucci went to court today to settle a dispute over Guess’s alleged infringement...

Wikipedia: The FBI's Most Wanted

“In a letter sent to Wikipedia’s San Francisco office, the FBI said that ‘unauthorised reproduction of the FBI Seal was prohibited by US law,’ the BBC reported today. “‘Whoever possesses any insignia … or any colourable imitation thereof … shall be fined … or imprisoned … or both.’” Them’s fighting words. But why? The...