Trademarks and Copyright


Espirit Wins Westfield Mall of the Netherlands – but Ambilight?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Westfield Mall of the Netherlands is the largest in the country and has had new displays supplied by Espirit Digital. It has a large external LED (5760 x 3200 mm) …

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Italy-led action shutters 5,500 pirate sites

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced TV reported that the Italian Guardia di Finanza (Financial Police) has led to the closure of over 5,500 illegal live streaming sites and more than 350 Telegram channels. The network …

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LG Display Files Three New Micro-LED Trademarks in the EU

by Andrew Fenn

LG Display has filed three new EU trademarks relating to Micro-LED—XµLED, SµLED and XLµLED. In the application, the company attributed the trademarks to laptops, tablets, smartwatches and VR glasses. TVs and large-sized displays weren’t …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Trademarks and Copyright| Vol 25 - Issue 12

EU court: Selling streaming boxes with piracy add-ons is illegal

by Bob Raikes

We reported on a court case in the UK that saw a dealer brought to court for selling a streaming box which was a ‘fully-loaded’ Kodi box, which included plug-ins that allowed access to …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| Piracy| Trademarks and Copyright| Vol 24 - Issue 17

Patent Granted by USPTO for Crystalplex Corp.’s Sapphire Quantum Dots

by Isaac Oburu

Crystalplex Corp. today announced the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U. S. Patent No. 9,425,253, “Passivated Nanoparticles,” assigned to Crystalplex. The patent, which claims the fabrication and use of SapphireTM quantum …

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Samsung Beats Apple to Flagship Punch

by Tom Allen

Skipping its normal IFA unveiling, Samsung held its Galaxy Unpacked event in mid-August to show off its newest flagship smartphones. It is thought that the earlier announcement was to ‘steal a march’ on Apple’s …

Tags:AMOLED| Curved Displays| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| phablets| Samsung| Smartphones| Trademarks and Copyright| Vol 22 - Issue 33

Sharp Loses Rights to IGZO Trademark

by Helen Vince

Japan’s Intellectual Property High Court has supported a decision by the Patent Office to invalidate the registered trademark “IGZ0” owned by Sharp. The decision came after the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), which …

Tags:IGZO| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Trademarks and Copyright| Vol 22 - Issue 09