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Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Sep 30

    El gen que protege contra la diabete

    El gen que protege contra la diabete
    Zacatecas, Zacatecas. 1 de septiembre de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- En la búsqueda de nuevas alternativas para el tratamiento de diabetes mellitus tipo 2, un equipo de científicos de la Unidad de…
  • Sep 30

    Critical systems: a must in the astronautical engineering

    Critical systems: a must in the astronautical engineering
    Fuente: KILIAN SKOOGH, Carbosystem, www.carbosystem.com, GTD: System & Software engineering, Ca l’Alegre de Dalt 55, Barcelona,  España, kilian@buscoseo.com Nothing, in astronautical engineering field, should not be…
  • Sep 29

    Desarrolla UNAM exitoso nanorecubrimiento comestible que incrementa vida de alimento

    Desarrolla UNAM exitoso nanorecubrimiento comestible que incrementa vida de alimento
    Se trata de una nanoestructura que evita la oxidación de frutas y verduras, además de alargar la vida de anaquel de los mismos Con el fin de alargar la vida útil de frutas y verduras y conservarles por mayor tiempo en…
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IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    The IPKat team news: new arrivals and farewell

    The IPKat team news: new arrivals and farewell
    The IPKat is getting his teeth into the new seasonFall is a season of new school supplies, a new court term and new challenges ahead.  The IPKat is also embracing new chapters this season with some exciting announcements.GuestKatsThe…
  • Sep 29

    Brexit - who has the power to change UK law?

    Brexit - who has the power to change UK law?
    There are two kinds of general European Union laws. EU Regulations are directly effective in all member states.  In the UK, this is recognised by Section 2(1) of the European Communities Act 1972, which provides that:All such rights,…
  • Sep 29

    Book review: Computer Crimes and Digital Investigation

    Book review: Computer Crimes and Digital Investigation
    Would-be computer criminals be warned, the law is slowly but surely catching up with you.  In Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations, 2nd edition, Ian Walden provides an updated version of his 2007 treatise on legal aspect of…
Rank this Week: 61

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Redskins “Offensive” Line May be Tested by Supreme Court

    Redskins “Offensive” Line May be Tested by Supreme Court
    By agreeing to hear “The Slants” case, Court may decide whether USPTO can cancel “Redskins” trademark registrations. [Blogmeister’s Note: To say our blogger, Kevin “The Swami” Goldberg, is opinionated…
  • Sep 27

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing

    Nationwide EAS Test Update: FCC “Recommends” Time Slots for Form Two Filing
    As we all know, the FCC has been planning the second nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System for months. To monitor how the test goes, the Commission developed a whole new online reporting system – the EAS Test Reporting System…
  • Sep 26

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28

    Nationwide EAS Test Still Set for September 28
    Just a quick reminder for all EAS participants. The second-ever nationwide test of the EAS system is still set for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:20 p.m. (ET). This is a command-performance-all-hands-on-deck gig for all participants, so…
Rank this Week: 3308

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4725

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4234

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 77

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Sep 30

    Une astreinte, c’est quoi? The Ninth Circuit has an answer

    Une astreinte, c’est quoi? The Ninth Circuit has an answer
    On September 26, 2016, the Ninth Circuit held that courts have the right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 44.1 on determining Foreign Law to consider foreign legal materials at the pleading stage, including expert testimony and…
  • Sep 27

    A wonderful future for EU copyright ... or not? An event reminder

    A wonderful future for EU copyright ... or not? An event reminder
    What happens when copyright enthusiasts meetAs reported by this blog a few days ago, further to the release by the EU Commission of its new copyright package, I am organising two new events to discuss the relevant implications for our…
  • Sep 26

    Ladies [and Gentlemen] Now Let’s Get [IP] [“INFORMATION”]

    Ladies [and Gentlemen] Now Let’s Get [IP] [“INFORMATION”]
    Matthew Fulks, an independent filmmaker, had filed a copyright infringement suit against Beyoncé on June 8, 2016, claiming that the trailer (the Trailer) for her “Lemonade” movie (the Movie), which accompanied the April…
Rank this Week: 2077

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Doctrine of Inherent Disclosure

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Doctrine of Inherent Disclosure
    Under the doctrine of inherent disclosure, it is not necessary for an earlier application to explicitly describe the later patent. There is adequate written description to support a later patent where it is undisputed that the invention…
  • Sep 30

    Proper §112 Indefiniteness Analysis is Directed to the Claims Themselves, Not the Term

    Proper §112 Indefiniteness Analysis is Directed to the Claims Themselves, Not the Term
    The Federal Circuit Court found that the source of the purported indefiniteness (“processing system”) played no role in defining the claims. Since the asserted claims are method claims, patentability resides with the method steps…
  • Sep 30

    Federal Circuit Affirms the PTAB, Emphasizing KSR’s Flexible Approach to 103

    Federal Circuit Affirms the PTAB, Emphasizing KSR’s Flexible Approach to 103
    The Court affirmed the Board’s finding that two previous patents render the ‘695 Patent obvious. The Court rejected ClassCo’s argument that “[a] basic characteristic of a KSR combination is that it only unites old…
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Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Sep 30

    EFF Asks Court to Block U.S. From Prosecuting Security Researcher For Detecting and Publishing Computer Vulnerabilitie

    EFF Asks Court to Block U.S. From Prosecuting Security Researcher For Detecting and Publishing Computer Vulnerabilitie
    DMCA Provision Violates Author’s First Amendment Right to Publish Research About Computer SecurityWashington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked a court Thursday for an order that would prevent the government from…
  • Sep 29

    Shadow Regulation: the Back-Room Threat to Digital Right

    Shadow Regulation: the Back-Room Threat to Digital Right
    When a new law threatens to stifle online speech, to limit our use of the Internet, or allow others to control our digital devices, we can push back in a variety of ways—participating in formal consultations, calling or petitioning our…
  • Sep 29

    The World Trade Organization Sets its Eyes on the Internet

    The World Trade Organization Sets its Eyes on the Internet
    This week, EFF has been at the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s annual Public Forum. Best known to the general public as the locus of anti-globalization protests at its 1999 Ministerial Conference, it's ironic that the WTO is today the most…
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Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 93

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Sep 30

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/30/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/30/16
    “Music confounds the machine” — The transcript of T Bone Burnett’s keynote address at the AmericanaFest is a must read. A sample: “Technology does only one thing- it tends toward efficiency. It has no aesthetics.…
  • Sep 23

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/23/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/23/16
    Feds Jump Into High Court’s Apparel Copyright Case — Give me an ‘S’! Give me a ‘G’! This week, the US Solicitor General filed an amicus brief in Star Athletica v Varsity Brands, where the Supreme Court is…
  • Sep 16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/16/16

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/16/16
    New Librarian of Congress Offers a History Lesson in Her Own Right — This week saw Dr. Carla Hayden sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress. The New York Times profiles Hayden and this historic occassion. Amazon joins set-top…
Rank this Week: 832

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Sep 30

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-29

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-29
    Digital censorship: Turkey's request for Twitter to block journalist part of growing trend https://t.co/2qIpYxd1Ba -> 'These predatory open access journals have nothing in them that is credible or authentic' https://t.co/VlYvVHF9b4 ->…
  • Sep 29

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-28

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-28
    Ottawa failing to protect law-abiding Canadians from security surveillance, watchdog warns https://t.co/J3gwwU6U6T -> OSC to launch fintech hub to help companies navigate and possibly ‘tailor’ regulatory framework…
  • Sep 27

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-26
    What Brexit means for U.K., E.U. intellectual property rights https://t.co/DgH0aTWyjT -> Rozee.pk wins landmark copyright case against rightjobs – The Express Tribune https://t.co/jSALbnZGqj -> WhatsApp’s Privacy Policy Gets…
Rank this Week: 634

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Sep 30

    Enforceability of Foreign Law More Complex Than Mere Translation

    Enforceability of Foreign Law More Complex Than Mere Translation
    Yves Sicre de Fontbrune owns the copyright in the Zervos Catalog, considered a complete photographic catalog of Pablo Picasso’s artworks and containing more than 16,000 photographs. De Fontbrune successfully sued American art editor…
  • Sep 23

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defeats Maze of Copyright Preemption Claim

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defeats Maze of Copyright Preemption Claim
    GlobeRanger is a software company that specializes in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.  GlobeRanger RFID solutions focus on inventory management, allowing users to filter, process and store inventory information in real…
  • Sep 16

    PlumbBob Flash Drive Design May Be Protected by Copyright

    PlumbBob Flash Drive Design May Be Protected by Copyright
    Electronic Arts (EA) creates a variety of online games, including The Sims.  The Sims game includes a gem-shaped icon called a “PlumbBob.”  To promote a Collector’s Edition of The Sims, EA contracted with…
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The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    TTAB Quarterly Index: July-September 2016

    TTAB Quarterly Index: July-September 2016
    E-mail subscriptions to the TTABlog are available. Just enter your e-mail address in the box on the right to receive a daily update via Feedblitz. You may also follow the blog on Twitter (here). And don't forget to leave your comments! [Note…
  • Sep 30

    Precedential No. 28: Claim Preclusion Inapplicable To Fraud Claim Due To Different Transactional Fact

    Precedential No. 28: Claim Preclusion Inapplicable To Fraud Claim Due To Different Transactional Fact
    The Board entered summary judgment in favor of petitioner on the issue of claim preclusion in this proceeding seeking cancellation of a registration for the mark DANTANNA'S for "steak and seafood restaurant." Respondent contended that…
  • Sep 29

    Precedential No. 27: TTAB Rejects Fraud Claim in QUIRK Cancellation Proceeding

    Precedential No. 27: TTAB Rejects Fraud Claim in QUIRK Cancellation Proceeding
    The Board dismissed a petition for cancellation of registrations for the marks QUIRK and QUIRK AUTO PARK for "automobile dealership" because petitioner failed to prove its claim of fraud on the USPTO. Petitioner asserted that respondent's…
Rank this Week: 180

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Sep 30

    Damages Expert’s Inability to Precisely Calculate a Factor Goes to Weight, Not Admissibility

    Damages Expert’s Inability to Precisely Calculate a Factor Goes to Weight, Not Admissibility
    Loggerhead Tools, LLC v. Sears Holdings Corp., No. 12-CV-9033, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 20, 2016) (Darrah, J.). Judge Darrah granted in part defendant Apex’s motion to exclude plaintiff Loggerhead’s damages expert’s…
  • Aug 11

    Patent Plaintiff’s Lawyer Ray Niro Passes Away

    Patent Plaintiff’s Lawyer Ray Niro Passes Away
    Ray Niro passed away Monday at the age of 73 in Italy. Most readers will know Ray Niro as the original patent plaintiff’s lawyer. Ray was bigger than life, as was his reputation — both good and bad depending upon where you view…
  • Jul 25

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Mark Lemely Year in Patent Review

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Mark Lemely Year in Patent Review
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. As usual, Mark Lemely reviewed the last year in patent law at the Federal Circuit. Here are some highlights: 101 jurisprudence 42 cases holding…
Rank this Week: 2691

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 30

    Telling the Middle Class How to Be Middle-Class: Tax Incentives for Saving

    Telling the Middle Class How to Be Middle-Class: Tax Incentives for Saving
    Lisa Philipps, Registered Savings Plans and the Making of Middle Class Canada: Toward a Performative Theory of Tax Policy, 84 Fordham L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Neil H. BuchananAnalyses of tax policy are typically…
  • Sep 29

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?
    Benjamin Ewing, The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, 8 J. Tort Law 1 (2015).Gregory KeatingIn The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, Benjamin Ewing, a visiting…
  • Sep 28

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence
    Ronit Levine-Schnur & Gideon Parchomovsky, Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises, 45 J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming 2016), available at Penn…
Rank this Week: 175

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
Rank this Week: 1343

Throughout the Universe

Throughout the Universe

Offers perspectives on law for the creative business. By Dane Johnson.

http://www.issbusinesslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1486

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 29

    Plaid Technologies Inc. v. Yodlee, Inc. (PTAB 2016)

    Plaid Technologies Inc. v. Yodlee, Inc. (PTAB 2016)
    CBM Petition Denied for Patent Lacking Financial Product or Financial Activity in the Claims By Joseph Herndon -- In a recent decision, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) denied the institution of a covered business method (CBM) patent…
  • Sep 28

    BMC Software, Inc. v. zIT Consulting GmbH (PTAB 2016)

    BMC Software, Inc. v. zIT Consulting GmbH (PTAB 2016)
    CBM Patent Review Denied for Claims Lacking Financial Subject Matter By Joseph Herndon -- The PTAB denied institution of a covered business method (CBM) patent review in a case between BMC Software Inc. (Petitioner) v. zIT Consulting GmbH…
  • Sep 27

    PTAB Life Sciences Report

    PTAB Life Sciences Report
    By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each week we will report on recent developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Medtronic Xomed, Inc. v. Neurovision Medical Products, Inc. PTAB Petition:…
Rank this Week: 89

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    US2003234267
  • Sep 27

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire

    T610/11 : l'erreur ne vient pas du mandataire
    Trois semaines après la convocation pour la procédure orale, prévue pour le 8 juillet dernier, le mandataire de la demanderesse avait envoyé un courrier dans lequel il retirait le recours et annonçait qu'il…
  • Sep 25

    La fin des tomate

    La fin des tomate
    Après 2 décisions de la Grande Chambre, et 3 décisions de la Chambre 3.3.04, la saga "tomates" est sur le point de se terminer. Le brevet EP1211926, déposé en 2000, portait sur la production de tomates…
Rank this Week: 900

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Luxo Shuts the Lights Out on Disney’s and Pixar’s Merchandising of Luxo Jr.

    Luxo Shuts the Lights Out on Disney’s and Pixar’s Merchandising of Luxo Jr.
    It is no secret; the Disney Corporation is a marketing and merchandising powerhouse. It has achieved that reputation by capitalizing on almost every marketing and merchandising opportunity that comes its way. If you have kids, the odds are…
  • Sep 15

    Is the Technology for Self-Driving Cars Patent-Eligible?

    Is the Technology for Self-Driving Cars Patent-Eligible?
    It sounds like a silly question, doesn’t it?  After all, self-driving cars represent innovative progress in technology, and patents are intended “to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited…
  • Sep 8

    How BREXIT Will Affect Intellectual Property

    How BREXIT Will Affect Intellectual Property
    As everyone knows, in June, the United Kingdom passed the BREXIT referendum (driven by British voters), voting to exit the European Union.  What affect does BREXIT have on intellectual property rights in the United Kingdom and the…
Rank this Week: 2354

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Sep 29

    European Court rules on open wifi

    European Court rules on open wifi
    The Court of Justice of the European Union has made a troubling ruling regarding open wifi spots in the case of McFadden v Sony Music (C-484/14). This just following the also problematic case of GS Media makes it a rather bad week for balance…
  • Sep 15

    EU Commission proposes new right for press publication

    EU Commission proposes new right for press publication
    The newspaper industry in in disarray because of the Internet, old business models are no longer working, and media empires need to contest with a changed environment. There are two ways of addressing the challenges ahead, to change business…
  • Sep 8

    European court declares that linking can infringe copyright

    European court declares that linking can infringe copyright
    A long-awaited case on intermediary liability and copyright infringement has finally been decided by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The case is GS Media v Sanoma (C‑160/15), which involves Playboy pictures published…
Rank this Week: 2576

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Sep 29

    UPDATE: SCOTUS will review ban on offensive mark

    UPDATE: SCOTUS will review ban on offensive mark
    Earlier today, the US Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Lanham Act’s ban on offensive trademarks violates the First Amendment.  The high court granted certiorari in the case of The Slants, the Asian American rock band that…
  • Sep 28

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause
    While advertising off-label claims for medical devices and pharmaceuticals may be like sailing into stormy waters, companies might assume that advertising their products based on FDA-vetted labeling is, if not a safe harbor, at least a…
  • Sep 21

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa
    When a trader adopts words in common use for his trade name, some risk of confusion is inevitable. But the risk must run unless the first user is allowed to unfairly monopolise the words. This dictum from a 1946 House of Lords judgement still…
Rank this Week: 1725

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    UPDATE: SCOTUS will review ban on offensive mark

    UPDATE: SCOTUS will review ban on offensive mark
    Earlier today, the US Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Lanham Act’s ban on offensive trademarks violates the First Amendment.  The high court granted certiorari in the case of The Slants, the Asian American rock band that…
  • Sep 28

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause

    Intra-Circuit split should give advertisers pause
    While advertising off-label claims for medical devices and pharmaceuticals may be like sailing into stormy waters, companies might assume that advertising their products based on FDA-vetted labeling is, if not a safe harbor, at least a…
  • Sep 21

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa

    The risky business of allusive trade marks in South Africa
    When a trader adopts words in common use for his trade name, some risk of confusion is inevitable. But the risk must run unless the first user is allowed to unfairly monopolise the words. This dictum from a 1946 House of Lords judgement still…
Rank this Week: 915

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 151

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 29

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant
    by Dennis Crouch In its decision in this trademark registration case, the Federal Circuit found the statutory prohibition against registering “disparaging marks” an unconstitutional governmental regulation of speech in…
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update
    by Dennis Crouch Cooper v. Lee and Cooper v. Square are both ask the same question: whether 35 U.S.C. §318(b) violates Article III of the United States Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive…
  • Sep 28

    Unpacking Trade Secret Damage

    Unpacking Trade Secret Damage
    Prof. Elizabeth Rowe (Florida) has posted a new article on trade secret damages: Unpacking Trade Secret Damages.   The article looks at outcomes of about 150 federal trade secret lawsuits that went to trial and received a verdict. These…
Rank this Week: 111

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Offers insights and developments in copyright and trademark law. By Mintz Levin.

http://www.copyrighttrademarkmatters.com
Rank this Week: 330

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers copyright and intellectual property law. By the Law Office of Carolyn E. Wright, LLC.

http://www.photoattorney.com/
  • Sep 29

    Say No to Google’s Anti-Competitive Image Scraping

    Say No to Google’s Anti-Competitive Image Scraping
    http://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/lendyourvoice-us/ http://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/lendyourvoice-eu/ Check Photo Attorney on Lynda.com, in the Lynda.com Article Center, and on Twitter!You just finished reading Say No to Google’s…
  • Sep 23

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate
    ~From the Copyright Alliance~ Dear Creators, As election season grows closer and important copyright issues take center stage, please sign our letter reminding candidates of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and…
  • Sep 22

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning
    LinkedIn announced today the launch of LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations. LinkedIn’s goal is to help people discover and develop the skills…
Rank this Week: 2895

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Sep 29

    Say No to Google’s Anti-Competitive Image Scraping

    Say No to Google’s Anti-Competitive Image Scraping
    http://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/lendyourvoice-us/ http://wherewestand.gettyimages.com/lendyourvoice-eu/ Check Photo Attorney on Lynda.com, in the Lynda.com Article Center, and on Twitter!You just finished reading Say No to Google’s…
  • Sep 23

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate
    ~From the Copyright Alliance~ Dear Creators, As election season grows closer and important copyright issues take center stage, please sign our letter reminding candidates of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and…
  • Sep 22

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning
    LinkedIn announced today the launch of LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations. LinkedIn’s goal is to help people discover and develop the skills…
Rank this Week: 4427

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Right of publicity/passing off blast from the past

    Right of publicity/passing off blast from the past
    From The Spirit of the Times, May 21, 1845"Gen. Tom Thumb's father brought suit in Paris, against the manager of a theatre, who announced a play called Tom Pouce, (Thumb,) while the General was exhibiting himself at another place. The…
  • Sep 29

    when are state law unfair competition claims preempted?

    when are state law unfair competition claims preempted?
    Duer v. Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc., 2015 WL 11256568, No. 14-CV-01589 (N.D. Ga. Jul. 8, 2015)Very broad preemption finding makes me blog this older case that popped out of Westlaw.  Duer makes medicine dosage adherence…
  • Sep 29

    Parody product fails to squeak through the cracks in dilution/infringement claim

    Parody product fails to squeak through the cracks in dilution/infringement claim
    VIP Products, LLC v. Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc., No. 14-cv-02057 (D. Az. Sept. 27, 2016)The court denied VIP’s motion for summary judgment on its declaratory judgment action against JDPI, and also kicked out a number of…
Rank this Week: 339

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Sep 29

    Father Sues for Copyright Infringement After Live Streaming Baby's Birth

    Father Sues for Copyright Infringement After Live Streaming Baby's Birth
    IPNews® - ABC and Yahoo are being sued for the use a California father’s live stream of his son’s birth. The father is stating that the companies did not have permission to use the video.  ABC and Yahoo claim that the…
  • Sep 19

    Walmart Seeks Patent for Robo-Shopping Cart

    Walmart Seeks Patent for Robo-Shopping Cart
    IPNews® - Walmart has filed for a patent that might bring your shopping cart to life.  The patent involves technology that would allow your shopping cart to drive itself and answer your questions while you focus on shopping. …
  • Sep 9

    Grumpy Cat Sues Grenade Beverage for Copyright Infringement

    Grumpy Cat Sues Grenade Beverage for Copyright Infringement
    IPNews® - The owners of famous feline Grumpy Cat filed a lawsuit against its coffee maker licensee Grenade Beverage.   The lawsuit claims that Grenade used the famous Grumpy Cat images and trademark on t-shirts without authorization.…
Rank this Week: 3611

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Sep 29

    The Empire Strikes Back: New Developments in Russia’s War on Pornography

    The Empire Strikes Back: New Developments in Russia’s War on Pornography
    A few weeks ago Roskomnadzor—or in English the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media—blocked public access in Russia to two of the world’s largest porn sites, Pornhub and…
  • Sep 29

    Rollin’ Out: Regulatory Pressures Poised to Nix Coal Rolling Fad

    Rollin’ Out: Regulatory Pressures Poised to Nix Coal Rolling Fad
    While VW made international headlines in 2015 for intentionally misleading customers and cheating emissions standards and through the use of “defeat device” software, a subculture of American motorists, those who “roll…
  • Sep 28

    In Nashville, Google Fiber Gets Caught in Legal Battle

    In Nashville, Google Fiber Gets Caught in Legal Battle
    When Google first announced its plan to bring ultra high-speed broadband internet to select locations across the United States, cities clamored to be a part of the process. Now, more than 6 years later, the Fiber project’s process of…
Rank this Week: 1548

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Sep 29

    In re Tam – Simon Tam’s Response to the PTO’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari and grant of cert new

    In re Tam – Simon Tam’s Response to the PTO’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari and grant of cert new
    The Supreme Court granted the PTO’s request for cert in In re Tam (the “Slants case”).  Here’s a good summary of the case and our position by our co-counsel, Eugene Volokh.  Below is the Supreme Court…
  • Sep 27

    Free “legal” advice — pro bono, that i

    Free “legal” advice — pro bono, that i
    What do you know?  No one can own “pro bono” — regardless of how it’s spelled.  John Welch: The USPTO refused registration of the mark PROBOKNOW, in standard character form, deeming it merely descriptive of…
  • Sep 16

    Mooning off into the sunset

    Mooning off into the sunset
    Originally posted 2010-10-12 18:56:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe lawsuit by the Naked Cowboy against candymaker Mars has been settled. Terms are undisclosed, the filing of a stipulation of dismissal with prejudice a sorry fig leaf…
Rank this Week: 58

Steiger Legal

Steiger Legal

Swiss Blawg – mostly in German – on current legal topics, in particular related to IP/IT.

http://www.steigerlegal.ch/
  • Sep 29

    Urheberrecht: Etwas Licht in die Dunkelkammer der AGUR12 2.0

    Urheberrecht: Etwas Licht in die Dunkelkammer der AGUR12 2.0
    Mit Kabinettspolitik hinter verschlossenen Türen soll das Urheberrecht in der Schweiz – das heisst insbesondere das Urheberrechtsgesetz (URG) – revidiert werden. Ausgewählte «betroffene Kreise» verhandeln…
  • Sep 26

    Bildersuche mit Siri: Vorsicht, Urheberrecht!

    Bildersuche mit Siri: Vorsicht, Urheberrecht!
    Mit MacOS 10.12 «Sierra» hat die persönliche Assistentin Siri unter anderem gelernt, im Web nach Bildern zu suchen. Apple greift dafür auf die Bildersuche von Bing zurück. Die Ergebnisse kann …
  • Sep 24

    Lesenswerte juristische Weblinks #147

    Lesenswerte juristische Weblinks #147
    Ausgewählte Weblinks zu lesenswerten juristischen Inhalten – heute unter anderem zum Drogenhandel im Internet, zu Kunstfälschungen und zur Frage, was aus dem Briefgeheimnis geworden ist … Darknet: «Der…
Rank this Week: 2544

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 29

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%
    Good article by Wei Wang, Gregory H. Lantier, Derek Gosma, and Mindy Sooter in WilmerHale's Eastern District of Texas Newsletter this month on motions to transfer in the district. In it, they note that the number of motions to transfer...
  • Sep 23

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case
    Chalk another one up for the double loss column for plaintiffs. After a pair of plaintiff wins last week in Tyler and Marshall, a patent plaintiff lost on both infringement and invalidity today. A Marshall jury in Judge Gilstrap's court...
  • Sep 21

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference
    Well, if you're going to miss me talking about the effect of the new federal rules on discovery and pleadings on patent litigation in Plano in November, or moderating a panel on trade secret litigation at the EDTX bench/bar in...
Rank this Week: 298

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Sep 29

    Bitcoin update: cryptocurrency remains rare in M&A transactions despite potential

    Bitcoin update: cryptocurrency remains rare in M&A transactions despite potential
    Bitcoin remains a fringe currency in the context of M&A transactions. Despite some notable advantages over fiat currency, the risks associated with funding a large transaction using the cryptocurrency have limited its use to deals between…
  • Sep 27

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry
    RR Donnelley’s August 2016 VENUE Market Spotlight focused on the healthcare industry and the prospects for M&A activity in that space over the next 12 months. The report notes that there were 678 healthcare transactions in the…
  • Sep 22

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie
    Earlier this year, we reviewed Deloitte and Touche LLP’s (Deloitte) 2016 survey of M&A trends (the Survey), which predicted that the year would match or exceed deal volume as compared to 2015. Deloitte recently published an article…
Rank this Week: 1610

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
Rank this Week: 2698

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Effect of DNS on Tor’s Anonymity

    The Effect of DNS on Tor’s Anonymity
    This blog post is joint work with Benjamin Greschbach, Tobias Pulls, Laura M. Roberts, and Nick Feamster. Counting almost two million daily users and 7,000 relays, the Tor network is the largest anonymity network operating today. The Tor…
  • Sep 29

    My testimony before the House Subcommittee on IT

    My testimony before the House Subcommittee on IT
    I was invited to testify yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, at a hearing entitled “Cybersecurity: Ensuring the Integrity of the Ballot Box.”  My written testimony is…
  • Sep 28

    Are you really anonymous online?

    Are you really anonymous online?
    As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences. When you visit a news site, they might see you’re a fan of basketball, opera and mystery…
Rank this Week: 294

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Sep 29

    3 Count: A Trial Denied

    3 Count: A Trial Denied
    Oracle denied third trial in case with Google over Java, Donald Trump Jr tweet removed due to copyright claim and BitTorrent introduces altruism mode. The post 3 Count: A Trial Denied appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 28

    5 Important Copyright Questions Before U.S. Court

    5 Important Copyright Questions Before U.S. Court
    Copyright is an ever-changing landscape, here are five cases to watch if you're interested in public domain, pre-1972 sound recordings and more! The post 5 Important Copyright Questions Before U.S. Courts appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 28

    3 Count: Roc-A-Fella

    3 Count: Roc-A-Fella
    Judge rules designer not owed royalties for Roc-A-Fella logo, composer attempting to get more royalties from 50 Cent and Cloudflare in the crosshairs. The post 3 Count: Roc-A-Fella appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 159

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Branding Tips from 5 Awesome App

    Branding Tips from 5 Awesome App
    –Debbie Laskey, MBA Take a look at anyone’s smartphone or tablet and you’re bound to swipe through screen after screen of applications, or more commonly known as apps. Some apps are pre-programmed into the device, such as,…
  • Sep 28

    For Wrigley Field Street Vendors, It’s Win or Go Home

    For Wrigley Field Street Vendors, It’s Win or Go Home
    The Chicago Cubs are rolling into the playoffs, putting the finishing touches on a historically dominant regular season with over 100 wins. Cubs fans (like me) even dare to dream that the century-plus long championship drought may finally…
  • Sep 27

    A new NHL team: The Las Vegas Silver (or Desert) (or Golden) Knight

    A new NHL team: The Las Vegas Silver (or Desert) (or Golden) Knight
    Have you heard about the NHL’s newest, not-yet-fully-named hockey team, based in Las Vegas? Although the team’s inaugural season will not begin until October 2017, season tickets have already sold out. This exciting…
Rank this Week: 860

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 3233

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
  • Sep 29

    National Trademark Expo to be held October 21 and 22 in Washington, DC

    National Trademark Expo to be held October 21 and 22 in Washington, DC
    The 2016 National Trademark Expo will be October 21st and 22nd at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The guest speaker at the opening ceremony will be Under Armour’s President of Management &…
  • Sep 22

    Beware of scam from “Trademark Edition Ltd.” targeting trademark owner

    Beware of scam from “Trademark Edition Ltd.” targeting trademark owner
    Scam solicitations mailed to trademark registrants and applicants in the US continue to proliferate. A client this week forwarded me the offer below from “Trademark Edition Ltd.” and their “International Catalogue of…
  • Sep 20

    TPAC Meeting Summary – September 2016

    TPAC Meeting Summary – September 2016
    On Friday, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) met at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA.  The handouts from the meeting are at the bottom of the post. Below is a summary of the key points discussed at the meeting: USPTO…
Rank this Week: 3010

German IT Law

German IT Law

Provides updates and analysis on German and European IP/IT, technology, media and (open source) software law. By JBB Rechtsanwälte.

http://germanitlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3325

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
Rank this Week: 1058

NOLA Patent

NOLA Patent

Covers patent, copyright, and trademark law. By Matt Miller.

http://www.nolapatent.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    What is Bitcoin?

    What is Bitcoin?
    Over the past few years, you may have seen one of many news stories about something called Bitcoin (). Here are just a few of them: L.A. hospital forced to pay $17,000 in bitcoin ransom to get medical records back… Read more…
  • Aug 26

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack
    Last week, in a series of events seemingly a mix between Mr. Robot and Austin Powers, something fairly unusual happened that could potentially cause security problems for many people and businesses. And, perhaps because the story is a little…
  • Aug 26

    What is the Equation Group and What does it mean to businesses?

    What is the Equation Group and What does it mean to businesses?
    Last week, in a series of events seemingly taken straight from the plot of a James Bond (or perhaps Austin Powers) movie, something fairly unusual happened that could potentially cause security problems for many people and businesses. And,…
Rank this Week: 1211