The holding company for British metal legends Iron Maiden isn’t too pleased with the similarities between the band’s name and 2018 first-person shooter Ion Maiden. The resemblance has led to it suing publisher 3D Realms for $2 million in damages.
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TMview’s visual search facility, which allows users to search for trade marks in the world’s largest free, online trade mark database, has been extended to three more national intellectual property offices.The intellectual property offices of Ireland (IEIPO), Slovakia (SKIPO) and Czech Republic (UPV) have enabled the functionality of TMview’s visual search facility with their trade mark databases. This allows for the image search function to be used on trade marks from these countries that have an image, further enriching TMview as a whole.
Special Call for Applications for Arabic and Japanese Terminology only. The PCT Translation Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) organizes a Fellowship Program for assistant terminologists, translators, and technical specialists, with the aim of providing on-the-job experience at an international organization. There are currently openings in the Terminology Fellowship Program for autumn 2019 for Arabic and Japanese terminology only.