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# infringement - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection

Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.

# infringement - Monday 2 July, 2012

Apple settles $60m Chinese iPad trademark case

The US technology giant was involved in a long-running dispute over the iPad trademark in China, but the court said it was resolved “in a satisfactory manner”.

# infringement - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Apple may be forced to rename iPad in China after court ruling

A Chinese court says another company registered the ‘iPad’ name in 2000 – meaning Apple may be forced to rename the unit there.

# infringement - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Six civil servants rapped for abusing social welfare database

Six staff at the Department of Social Protection have been investigated since 2009 for inappropriately accessing records.

# infringement - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads

A row between eBay and L’Oreal over the sale of counterfeit goods has found its way to the European Court of Justice.