US blocks China from helm of intellectual property agency

Singaporean receives nod as WIPO director general after heavy lobbying.   LAUSANNE, Switzerland — An official from Singapore was nominated Wednesday to lead the World Intellectual Property Organization after U.S. lobbying against a Chinese candidate. Daren Tang, 47, will assume the post of director general of the…

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David Gilmour in legal fight with composer of French SNCF train jingle

Michaël Boumendil has appealed court decision to throw out his case against the Pink Floyd guitarist for alleged misuse of music.   David Gilmour is in a legal battle with the composer of a ubiquitous jingle that plays at French train stations, Télérama reports. Gilmour…

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