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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    CAFC addresses 101 issues in "Voter Verified" case from ND FL

    CAFC addresses 101 issues in "Voter Verified" case from ND FL
    Voter Verified, Inc. (“Voter Verified”) appeals from theUnited States District Court for the Northern District ofFlorida’s dismissal under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) of itsclaim for patent infringement, holding that the claims…
  • Apr 20

    CAFC examines inventor rights, "hired to invent" doctrine in James case

    CAFC examines inventor rights, "hired to invent" doctrine in James case
    The CAFC reversed CD Cal in the James case, which involved correction of inventorship:In this action against j2 Cloud Services, LLC and AdvancedMessaging Technologies, Inc. (AMT), GregoryJames asserts a claim for correction of inventorship…
  • Apr 20

    NASA pick Bridenstine confirmed by Senate in 50-49 vote

    NASA pick Bridenstine confirmed by Senate in 50-49 vote
    Bridenstine studied economics, business and psychology at Rice University in Houston, Texas and was later a Navy pilot. As to Florida senators, he was opposed by Nelson but got the vote of Rubio.
Rank this Week: 19

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Apr 20

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB
    This is a stalking and harassment case involving tweets by classmates of the victim. The court recites the facts below: In March 2016, high school students, W.K., B.L., and appellant A.J.B., discussed that M.B., a fellow student who had…
  • Apr 19

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Marketa Trimble The practice of IP law fascinates IP law enthusiasts, and it can be stimulating for others as well. The practice has even been considered exciting enough for IP lawyers to be portrayed in a sophisticated…
  • Apr 18

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More
    Privacy * A string of great articles from Kash Hill: – Roomba’s Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder – The House That Spied on Me – Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
Rank this Week: 45

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 48

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Book review: Droit d’auteur 4.0 / Copyright 4.0

    Book review: Droit d’auteur 4.0 / Copyright 4.0
    On this sunny Friday afternoon, why not sip some lemonade and drink in a book review from Katfriend Sabine Jacques [lecturer in IP/IT/Media law at the University of East Anglia. Her research mainly focuses on copyright…
  • Apr 20

    Fordham 2018 Report 1: Building Out the House - Music Licensing

    Fordham 2018 Report 1: Building Out the House - Music Licensing
    The AmeriKat has had her paws pretty full of late with trials, events, conferences and general life.  So this year, she was not able to report on the ever incredible sessions from the Fordham IP Conference in New York.  But knowing…
  • Apr 19

    Public interest in Plant Variety Rights. How high is the bar for the grant of a compulsory license?

    Public interest in Plant Variety Rights. How high is the bar for the grant of a compulsory license?
    IPkat has previously reported on the background and contents of the first compulsory license application. Now, as  we finally have the decision itself (Decision nr NCL 001, of the 16th of March 2018), there are a number of interesting…
Rank this Week: 47

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Apr 17

    * Don’t Believe Your Own Press Release

    * Don’t Believe Your Own Press Release
    17 Seconds #47 I consider myself a marketing person who happens to be a lawyer (which happens to be a good fit, because selling a patent to the USPTO is a lot like selling a product to a customer). I have advised and mentored hundreds of…
  • Mar 17

    * Don’t Launch Your Product – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Patent Portfolio

    * Don’t Launch Your Product – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Patent Portfolio
    17 Seconds #46 Since Congress “reformed” patent law in 2013, Clocktower Law been advising startups as follows: PATENT PLANNING – FILE BEFORE LAUNCHING. U.S. patent law changed significantly from 2011 to 2013 due to the…
  • Feb 17

    * Don’t Redesign Your Website – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Trademark Portfolio

    * Don’t Redesign Your Website – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Trademark Portfolio
    17 Seconds #45 When I was in USAF pilot training, we had to memorize “notes, caution, and warnings” from our T-37 flight instruction manual. The manual got updated (nationwide) every time something bad happened before, during, or…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Jan 3

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another
    I wanted to thank my readers over the past 13 years for the time they've taken to read my blog on practice in the Eastern District of Texas, and invite all of you to follow the blog's next, upgraded phase....
  • Dec 29

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase
    2016 saw 19 patent trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiffs won 43% in the patent-heavy Marshall and Tyler divisions, but the overall outcome was 52% due to three plaintiff wins in the traditionally less patent-intensive divisions…
  • Dec 29

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016
    It's the time of year for 2016 reviews, and today's Marshall News Messenger had one I thought readers might be interested in Judicial system in review: Marshall courts saw throng of good, bad activity in 2016 in which the paper's...
Rank this Week: 73

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Tattoo Artists’ IP Rights Only Skin-Deep

    Tattoo Artists’ IP Rights Only Skin-Deep
      WWE wrestler Randy Orton has some unique ink on his arms and back, created by tattoo artist Catherine Alexander.  Orton—and his tattoos—are featured in the WWE 2K video games.  Alexander claims ownership of…
  • Apr 17

    White Color Trademark Goes Up in Flame

    White Color Trademark Goes Up in Flame
    A couple of years ago, our friend John Welch over at the TTABlog reported about a white color trademark that had acquired distinctiveness, according to a rare precedential TTAB decision: No, that’s not a roll of toilet paper, it’s…
  • Apr 16

    SUMO CITRUS — Sign of Super-Sized Flavor?

    SUMO CITRUS — Sign of Super-Sized Flavor?
    While many other places in the country are enjoying signs of spring, here in the Twin Cities, we’re hanging on to the white stuff, for a while longer; we shoveled 22 inches worth this past weekend! There’s something about our…
Rank this Week: 88

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/
  • Apr 18

    No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login

    No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login
    by Steven Englehardt [0], Gunes Acar, and Arvind Narayanan So far in the No boundaries series, we’ve uncovered how web trackers exfiltrate identifying information from web pages, browser password managers, and form inputs. Today we…
  • Apr 17

    Ethics Education in Data Science

    Ethics Education in Data Science
    Data scientists in academia and industry are increasingly recognizing the importance of integrating ethics into data science curricula. Recently, a group of faculty and students gathered at New York University before the annual FAT*…
  • Apr 12

    When the business model *is* the privacy violation

    When the business model *is* the privacy violation
    Sometimes, when we worry about data privacy, we’re worried that data might fall into the wrong hands or be misused for unintended purposes. If I’m considering participating in a medical study, I’d want to know if insurance…
Rank this Week: 93

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
Rank this Week: 108

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/
Rank this Week: 120

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Apr 19

    ABA Provides Guidance on Required Disclosure of Attorney Error

    ABA Provides Guidance on Required Disclosure of Attorney Error
    By Josh Rich -- On April 17th, the American Bar Association provided a formal opinion regarding the requirement that attorneys disclose errors to clients. Its opinion was based on Rule 1.4 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which…
  • Apr 18

    Local Intelligence, LLC v. HTC America, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2018)

    Local Intelligence, LLC v. HTC America, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2018)
    Claims for Refreshing Phone Display Found Patent Eligible By James Korenchan -- Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that claims related to refreshing a phone's display are patent eligible…
  • Apr 17

    Konami Gaming, Inc. v. High 5 Games, LLC (D. Nev.)

    Konami Gaming, Inc. v. High 5 Games, LLC (D. Nev.)
    Slot Machine Patent Invalidated As Being Directed to Ineligible Subject Matter By Joseph Herndon -- Konami sued High 5 Games for patent infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,096,869; 8,366,540; 8,662,810; and 8,616,955. The '869 patent, which is…
Rank this Week: 128

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 127

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: 143

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 19

    Priority Claim Must Specifically Include the Entire Chain of Priority

    Priority Claim Must Specifically Include the Entire Chain of Priority
    by Dennis Crouch Droplets, Inc. v. E*Trade Bank (Fed. Cir. 2018) Droplets Patent No. 8,402,115 (interactive link delivery) is invalid as obvious unless it properly claimed priority back to its 1999 provisional application.  The Board…
  • Apr 18

    Standing on $450,000

    Standing on $450,000
    Raniere v. Microsoft and AT&T (Fed. Cir. 2018) Chain of Title problem.  Keith Raniere is one of the listed inventors of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,215,752 and 7,844,041. Back in 1995, all the inventors, including Raniere,…
  • Apr 18

    USPTO Oversight Hearing by Senate Judiciary Committee

    USPTO Oversight Hearing by Senate Judiciary Committee
    New USPTO Director Andrei Iancu testified in Congress on April 18 for the first time in his new official capacity — this time before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The Director must certainly be a visionary — as the chief…
Rank this Week: 157

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
Rank this Week: 183

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/
Rank this Week: 196

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 192

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Leval on fair use

    Leval on fair use
    At a talk today (should be posted in about a week), Judge Leval gave a beautiful explanation of why good faith/bad faith shouldn’t matter to fair use. Boiled down and stripped of its eloquence: (1) A publisher should be able to examine…
  • Apr 16

    allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising

    allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising
    Rosenbaum & Associates, P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 1768050, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 12, 2018)Rosenbaum sued various Morgan defendants for false advertising of personal injury lawyering services in Philadelphia. …
  • Apr 16

    TM scholars' roundtable, part 5

    TM scholars' roundtable, part 5
    Session 3: The Implications of Tam (and Brunetti)What are the implications of the Tam Court’s First Amendment analysis for other subsections of Lanham Act Section 2?  What are the implications beyond Section 2?  For example,…
Rank this Week: 231

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 242

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/
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0
    Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons Regulatory Entrepreneurship by Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan Barry provides a must-read…
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0
    Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons Regulatory Entrepreneurship by Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan Barry provides a must-read…
  • Apr 19

    Pragmatist Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective

    Pragmatist Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective
    David Landau, Legal Pragmatism and Comparative Constitutional Law, in Elgar Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Theory (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Mark Kende Law is a practical field. It resolves concrete disputes.…
Rank this Week: 340

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Apr 19

    Meet the Bloggers XIV – INTA Seattle

    Meet the Bloggers XIV – INTA Seattle
    Going to INTA in Seattle this year? I am! If you still want to go, however, you will not want to miss Meet the Bloggers [...]
  • Apr 17

    On the tweets where you live

    On the tweets where you live
    Relatively recent, extremely important and topical tweets and retweets via @likely2confuse: Just to be clear I’m pretty much on the record in favor of free [...]
  • Apr 12

    Who is Malletier?

    Who is Malletier?
    Originally posted 2013-03-14 13:05:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn 2009 I did a post whose title — “Excuse Me While I Kiss this Guy” — [...]
Rank this Week: 389

Indiana Intellectual Property &…

Indiana Intellectual Property & Technology Blog

Covers intellectual property & technology law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Indiana. By Kenan Farrell.

http://indianaintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 371

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
Rank this Week: 268

Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

http://www.patentspostgrant.com
  • Apr 17

    PatentsPostGrant.com April Webinar

    PatentsPostGrant.com April Webinar
    April Webinar to Explore Bio/Pharma Deals & Disputes in the PTAB Era This month’s edition of the PatentsPostGrant.com free webinar series will be held on Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 @ 2PM. The April webinar is entitled: Bio/Pharma Deals…
  • Apr 6

    PTAB Remands Looking More Like Eventual Wins for Patentee

    PTAB Remands Looking More Like Eventual Wins for Patentee
    PTAB Denies Party Submissions on Remanded IPR Appeal A successful appeal to the Federal Circuit from the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) typically ends in vacatur and remand. As explained a few weeks back, surprisingly, the…
  • Apr 5

    PTAB Seeks Judicial Law Clerk

    PTAB Seeks Judicial Law Clerk
    One-Year Clerkship Opportunities The PTAB has created and is hiring for a new Judicial Law Clerk Program. The PTAB modeled this program off the judicial law clerk program used in the federal courts. Judicial law clerks will gain experience…
Rank this Week: 311

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 357

Spatial Law

Spatial Law

Covers legal issues associated with geospatial data and technology. Published by Kevin Pomfret.

http://spatiallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 15, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 15, 2018)
    LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityHow protectionist policies can impact digital developments  (IAPP)Facebook may stop the data leaks, but it’s too late: Cambridge Analytica’s models live on  (MIT…
  • Apr 7

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 8, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 8, 2018)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityAmazon's idea for employee-tracking wearables raises concerns  (CNN)Uber implements HIPAA compliance…
  • Apr 1

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (March 31, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (March 31, 2018)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityThis person has revealed everything Facebook and Google has on you. And it’s terrifying …
Rank this Week: 383

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
Rank this Week: 355

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/
  • Apr 11

    Patent Myths Corrected – Part One

    Patent Myths Corrected – Part One
    Patent law is a complicated area of law governed by a confusing set of statutes and regulations that are interpreted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and the federal courts.  Patents themselves are sometimes almost…
  • Apr 4

    How To Protect Your Clients’ IP

    How To Protect Your Clients’ IP
    A business’s intellectual property may be its most valuable asset.  Whether it is biotechnology, trade names, business methods, or computer software, intellectual property should be protected to the greatest extent possible in…
  • Apr 2

    LegalZoom Allegedly Engages in the Unauthorized Practice of Trademark Law

    LegalZoom Allegedly Engages in the Unauthorized Practice of Trademark Law
    According to a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California by California law firm LegalForce RAPC Worldwide, LegalZoom engages in the unauthorized practice of law when its non-attorneys instruct…
Rank this Week: 392

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Apr 5

    Beware of Copyright Troll

    Beware of Copyright Troll
    There’s been an unfortunate uptick in claims by copyright trolls. Beware, as this is a costly problem you can easily avoid. Copyright trolls often create innocuous “placeholder” images that websites and blogs frequently…
  • Mar 6

    USPTO Invites Reports of Phony Trademark Specimen

    USPTO Invites Reports of Phony Trademark Specimen
    After starting to audit trademark registrations, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rolled out a pilot program inviting trademark owners to rat out their competitors’ filing of fraudulent specimens. Specimens are proofs of use…
  • Feb 25

    USPTO Auditing Continued Use of Registered Trademark

    USPTO Auditing Continued Use of Registered Trademark
    One of my clients received a new type of office action from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It was in response to a declaration of use filed under Section 8 of the Lanham Act to renew its registration for five more years. The USPTO…
Rank this Week: 399

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Complex Role of Public Innovation Capital

    The Complex Role of Public Innovation Capital
    By Rob Philbrick The notion that a state, county, or city should have a limited role in the development of local innovation economies stems from neoclassical economic theory, which advises that competitive markets be left alone so optimal…
  • Feb 22

    Under the Sea, Under the ©? Ninth Circuit Considers Art Inspired by Nature

    Under the Sea, Under the ©? Ninth Circuit Considers Art Inspired by Nature
    Folkens (left) vs. Wyland (right) By Yonah Reback The intersection of copyright law and the animal kingdom reached new heights during the global phenomenon of Naruto v. Slater. When wildlife photographer David Slater traveled to the jungles…
  • Feb 15

    Deepfakes – A Disastrous Merger of AI and Porn

    Deepfakes – A Disastrous Merger of AI and Porn
    By David O’Hair First appearing on reddit, a new trend called “deepfakes” has captured the public’s attention with one of the internet’s oldest promises – nude celebrity photos. Intimate celebrity images…
Rank this Week: 386

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
Rank this Week: 293

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY
    After some negotiation, the parties entered into a stipulated preservation order in Malibu Media v. Doe, a Southern District of New York case: January 27, 2017, Stipulated Preservation Order, Hon. Jesse M. Furman, District Judge Ray…
  • Aug 24

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted
    In Malibu Media v. Doe, EDNY 15-3504, Judge Locke has denied the defendant's motion to quash, and lifted the stay on all of the EDNY Malibu Media cases, which had all been consolidated. The Court accepted the representations of plaintiff's…
  • Jun 16

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo
    The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit has overturned those parts of the District Court's rulings which were in favor of the plaintiff record companies in Capitol Records v. Vimeo. The Court decided three major issues under the…
Rank this Week: 349

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 347

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the intersection…
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the…
  • May 4

    I’m Speaking At Bridgeport’s Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I’m Speaking At Bridgeport’s Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education’s “Trade Secret and Employee Mobility” seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about…
Rank this Week: 403

China Hearsay

China Hearsay

Covers China law, business and economics. By Stan Abrams.

http://www.chinahearsay.com/
  • Jan 13

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…

    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs…
    China to allow online sales of prescription drugs | Fox News fxn.ws/1xkkv7z — I really hope oversight is done correctly © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….

    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A….
    China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students – WSJ on.wsj.com/1IGDS0Z – hmm, that never occurred to me © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
  • Jan 13

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…

    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine ho…
    +1 RT @SirSteven: sit back a moment and imagine how much better the world so far this year would be without religion. © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:
Rank this Week: 280

Daily Dose of IP

Daily Dose of IP

Offers daily tidbits on intellectual property law. By Mark Reichel.

http://dailydoseofip.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held
    On April 15 and 16, 2010, the IP5 met to discuss a series of Foundation Projects geared toward creating a work-sharing environment and improvements to expedite the IP prosecution process. The IP5 is comprised of five patent offices,…
  • Apr 20

    Recent Updates at the CIPO

    Recent Updates at the CIPO
    The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has recently announced a series of updates for visitors and users of its Web site:1. The Trade-marks Opposition Board (TMOB) has a new "Decisions" page that provides hyperlinks to final decisions…
  • Apr 16

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change
    On April 1, 2010, a series of patent practice changes at the European Patent Office (EPO) took effect, including new search and examination rules, as well as new timelines for filing divisional applications.
Rank this Week: 396

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
  • Apr 20

    Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Will Help Shed Light on Police Use of Biometric Technology

    Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Will Help Shed Light on Police Use of Biometric Technology
    A decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday will help the public learn more about how law enforcement use of privacy invasive biometric technology. The decision in Webster v. Hennepin County is mostly good news for the requester in…
  • Apr 19

    Dear Canada: Accessing Publicly Available Information on the Internet Is Not a Crime

    Dear Canada: Accessing Publicly Available Information on the Internet Is Not a Crime
    Canadian authorities should drop charges against a 19-year-old Canadian accused of “unauthorized use of a computer service” for downloading thousands of public records hosted and available to all on a government website. The whole…
  • Apr 19

    A Little Help for Our Friend

    A Little Help for Our Friend
    In periods like this one, when governments seem to ignore the will of the people as easily as companies violate their users’ trust, it’s important to draw strength from your friends. EFF is glad to have allies in the online…
Rank this Week: 446

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 419

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Apr 19

    “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”

    “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”
    Eileen Kinsella on the most recent lawsuit filed against Jeff Koons and Gagosian Gallery.
  • Apr 17

    Working-class neighborhoods and abuse of eminent domain

    Working-class neighborhoods and abuse of eminent domain
    A new film on the Kelo v. City of New London case. On Little Pink House, the film, “Little Pink House” [...] recounts the true story of Susette Kelo … and her working-class neighbors in the Fort Trumbull neighborhood of New…
  • Apr 16

    Monkey selfie lawsuit lives on

    Monkey selfie lawsuit lives on
    Just when Naruto thought he was out, they pull him back in! Yes, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to dismiss the case and will be issuing an official appellate decision. The Court points out that it does not have to dismiss a…
Rank this Week: 468

ipwars.com

ipwars.com

Covers intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under. By Warwick Rothnie.

http://ipwars.com
  • Apr 17

    ESCO’s patent did not make a composite promise and so is not invalid afterall

    ESCO’s patent did not make a composite promise and so is not invalid afterall
    ESCO has won its appeal from the ruling that its patent lacked utility because the claims did not fulfill all promised advantages. The Patent ESCO’s patent relates to a wear assembly for securing a wear member to excavating equipment.…
  • Apr 12

    Amsterdam in July?

    Amsterdam in July?
    Two possible reasons to visit Amsterdam in July: copyright and privacy law courses at the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Information Law.
  • Apr 8

    The Hague Agreement: a cost benefit analysi

    The Hague Agreement: a cost benefit analysi
    IP Australia's preliminary conclusion is that joing the Hague Agreement for the registration of designs will cost Australian consumers a lot more than Australian designers will benefit
Rank this Week: 425

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Apr 16

    On Law, Museums and Nazi-era Looted Art in France and the United State

    On Law, Museums and Nazi-era Looted Art in France and the United State
    By Louise Carron* In December 2017, about 100 Old Master paintings plundered during World War II from private collections were put on permanent display at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Those works are cataloged in the National…
  • Apr 10

    Around the Block Ruling in 5Pointz

    Around the Block Ruling in 5Pointz
    By Lise Berichel* From the editors: Cases involving street art continue to multiply and blossom in court. Just think of the Swedish fashion company H & M’s complaint filed on March 9, 2018 (and voluntarily dismissed a week…
  • Mar 28

    Blockage Discounts and Artists’ Estates: The De Kooning Post-Mortem

    Blockage Discounts and Artists’ Estates: The De Kooning Post-Mortem
    By Emily M. Lanza* In 2017, the estate of Lisa de Kooning filed a petition in the U.S. Tax Court after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased the value of the de Kooning estate by $231 million, resulting in a $92 million tax bill. The…
Rank this Week: 467

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Covers legal, regulatory, marketplace and cultural issues affecting the information, communications and entertainment industries. By Rob Frieden.

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network

    Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Network
    Hello All:You might have an interest in a deep dive on broadand zero rating: http://www.jetlaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2_Frieden-Article_Final.pdf.Here's the abstract:This Article assesses the potential for harm to broadband…
  • Mar 20

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation

    I Won’t Get Over the Loss of Privacy Expectation
                Long ago, the CEO of computer manufacturer Sun Microsystems concluded that consumer privacy was a “red herring,” because one has “zero privacy anyway.”…
  • Feb 16

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele

    The Carriers’ Carrier Option for 5G Wirele
                You might have heard about a National Security Council initiative identifying the security and public safety benefits in having a government owned fifth generation wireless…
Rank this Week: 610

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Apr 13

    TWiL 419: One Bot, One Vote

    TWiL 419: One Bot, One Vote
    Rick Hasen from University of California Irvine School of Law joins Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Mike Keys to talk about election law as it pertains to hacking elections both in the physical equipment we use to vote and manipulating the…
  • Mar 30

    TWiL 418: FOMO Re EU

    TWiL 418: FOMO Re EU
    Dave Ehman from Centry Global joins Denise Howell and Mike Keyes to talk about the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it will affect businesses worldwide and in the U.S., what it would mean for customers and what data is…
  • Mar 23

    TWiL 417: Medium-size It

    TWiL 417: Medium-size It
    The Yeti lives! Pesky lawyers to the rescue. Sesta and Fosta fly through the legislative process. Join Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Tiffany Li, and Matthew Curtis as disentangle the intersection of technology and law. Marlon Bundo the bunny…
Rank this Week: 577

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Apr 10

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"

    David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"
    The choice of new benchmark interest rate should be of special importance to practitioners as well as academics that study law and economics. As new alternative rates are being considered in the United States, this half day conference,…
  • Mar 28

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"

    John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"
    With commentary by Professor Jonathan Masur John G. Malcolm oversees The Heritage Foundation’s work to increase understanding of the Constitution and the rule of law as director of the think tank’s Edwin Meese III Center for…
  • Feb 27

    Mary Anne Case, "Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace"

    Mary Anne Case, "Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace"
    The idea that workplaces could benefit from an incest taboo is not one of Chicago’s best, but one of Margaret Mead’s. Professor Mary Anne Case has been promoting it and explaining its relevance to Title VII enforcement long before…
Rank this Week: 611