Yosemite Hotels Get Their Historic Names Back After Trademark Dispute

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The names of several major hotels and camp villages at Yosemite National Park in California are being restored, after a years-long trademark dispute. The Majestic Yosemite Hotel is back to its original name, The Ahwahnee. And a set of cabins that was temporarily called Half Dome Village now carries its historic name, Camp Curry. “I’ve […]

Nintendo Stays Concentrated on Growing Its IP

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Nintendo is focusing on its basic strategy of expanding the number of people who have access to its intellectual property (IP), company president Shuntaro Furukawa said during a recent financial results briefing. Toward that end, Furukawa said Nintendo will continue pursuing the design and development of “unique products and services that are overwhelmingly fun to play and whose appeal is easy […]

What do major copyright changes mean for internet freedom?

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The European parliament approved the largest, and most contentious, overhaul of copyright legislation in two decades on Monday. When the directive comes into effect, it will be the biggest change to internet regulation since General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The copyright changes are best known because of their two most controversial clauses, articles 11 and 13, which […]