Tag Archive for ipr

The Intellectual X Factor

The television show X Factor appears as a saviour of unknown artists, who otherwise wouldn’t find their way into the stardom of show business. However, underneath the veil of glitter, the naivety disappears and a bottom line profit of a music industry appears. This was acknowledged indirectly by Simon Cowell himself, in an interview with Piers Morgan. Simon said he… Read more →

The Intellectual Fashion

Fashion world is known to be fierce. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LVptO7o4L8] However, Johanna Blakley during TED talks stated that fashion world is mostly free from the intellectual property litigation. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL2FOrx41N0[/embedyt] It’s partially correct, the fashion industry does differ from other industries in its intellectual property rights (IPR) outlook, but it’s not entirely true because IPR litigation appears to be fierce. On 5th of June… Read more →

The Intellectual Comics

The intellectual property wars that rage in comics industry sometimes are as interesting as the comics themselves, people who read comics often know little about the IPR background of their favourite hero’s. The fight for Superman intellectual property rights between Warner Bros and co-creators Jerome Siegel family have been going on  for some time now. Recently, a California federal judge Otis… Read more →

The Intellectual Porn

Recently, BBC documentary maker Louis Theroux did a follow up to his now classic documentary Porn. The sequal is called Twilight of the Porn Stars, which shows how the internet has destroyed stable incomes of people within the porn industry. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oikCneLO1oU[/embedyt] The original documentary is available on Youtube. This is BBC, so it’s all in a good taste. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Cmt6h6-LnQ[/embedyt] What… Read more →