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Agcom approves new regulation on copyright intermediation

Agcom approves new regulation on copyright intermediation

Resolution No. 95/24/CONS of the Authority for Communications Guarantees (Agcom), by which the new Regulation on information obligations and contractual adjustment for authors and artists, interpreters or performers (AIE), and on the representativeness of collective...

TikTok and Universal Music Group sign new licensing agreement

TikTok and Universal Music Group sign new licensing agreement

Universal Music Group and TikTok said they have reached a new multidimensional licensing agreement, which will result in the full restoration of the record company's songs and catalogs on social media. TikTok, in fact, had begun removing Universal Music's content from...

Shein repeatedly violates fashion design using AI software

Shein repeatedly violates fashion design using AI software

Shein, the popular fast fashion resale site, faces another accusation of copying an artist's artwork without permission, reproducing it on its products without acknowledging due royalties to the author.   This time it was artist Alan Giana who brought Shein to the...

Early design disclosure costs Puma a model registration

Early design disclosure costs Puma a model registration

An Instagram post by Rihanna cost Puma the registration of a shoe model. The affair originated in 2014, when Rihanna was appointed as creative director of Puma and, to celebrate this success, the singer posted three photos on her Instagram profile showing herself...

EPO Report on Cancer Patents

EPO Report on Cancer Patents

Cancer, accountable for approximately 19.3 million new cases and nearly 10 million estimated deaths in 2020, poses a global threat to health. The fight against this devastating disease is ongoing, aiming to reduce therapy side effects, enhance patients’ quality of...