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COMMENTARY: The theater that has become the Laser Class

May 1st, 2013

The drama that is stirring within the Laser class, and now the U.S. Federal Courts, will be a prime topic next week at the ISAF Mid-Year Meeting starting May 9 in Copenhagen. Here’s a quick recap: Bruce Kirby designed what is known as the Laser and licensed three builders, each required to pay a royalty


Laser class faces legal drama

April 30th, 2013

(April 30, 2013) – Bruce Kirby Inc. today filed a First Amended Complaint in federal court against ISAF, Internationals Laser class, and LaserPerformance, adding claims related to a class rule change which allows these organizations to build a boat per the Laser design specs without the approval of Bruce Kirby, the boat’s designer. This issue


COMMENTARY: Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright issues

April 28th, 2013

By John Harwood-Bee As I write this it is the middle of World Intellectual Property Day, which falls on the 26th April each year. To those of us who are involved in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyright issues, it is a very important occasion when we are reminded of the need for the protection

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