Category Archives: Intellectual Property

What’s in a name?

The Scottish Government, along with its equivalents in Wales, Northern Ireland and .. um .. the rest of the United Kingdom are consulting on proposals to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. Standardised packaging is likely to mean no branding, a … Continue reading

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Fear not! The Absolvitor is here …

Exciting news!  As part of a general revamp of their super website, Absolvitor has a new home on – although they do insist on calling me “The Absolvitor” … not sure why. It does make me sound kind of … Continue reading

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BPI tackles music piracy

One of Scotland’s most prolific music pirates was jailed for more than three years earlier this week. Continue reading

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Suing eBay

The Times Online is reporting that a ruling against eBay by a French Court earlier this week would lead to similar lawsuits to block the sale of fake goods on the internet auction site. eBay were ordered to pay nearly … Continue reading

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