March 2015

No Blurred Lines in This Decision

Submitted by patentadmin on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 18:12

In addition with having to decide what to do with Kanye West, the music industry has also been astir over the issue of if “Blurred Lines” infringes the copyright on Marvin Gayes’ 1977 “Got to Give It Up.” A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles decided that Robin Thicke and Pharrel Williams had committed trademark infringement and ordered them to pay the Gaye estate $7.3 million.

Guess Who Won This Lawsuit?

Submitted by patentadmin on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 18:09

Gucci has been accusing Guess of trademark infringement for several years, and a Paris judge just settled the argument. The court ruled that Guess is NOT infringing a Gucci trademark, Guess is NOT counterfeiting Gucci products, and there is NO unfair competition between the two luxury brands.

Image Processing Technologies is Awarded Two Additional Patents Related to Digital Imaging

Newly Granted Patents Further Strengthen the Importance of IPT’s Image Processing IP Portfolio

Suffern, N.Y. – March 18, 2015 – Image Processing Technologies LLC (IPT), a technology licensing company and a subsidiary of General Patent Corporation (GPC), received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that it will be issued two new patents. These will bring IPT’s image processing portfolio to a total of 14 U.S. Patents.