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nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1476

OberIPWatch

OberIPWatch

Covers IP issues of importance to clients in science, technology, healthcare, education, media and the arts. By Ober Kaler.

http://oberipwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 1322

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
Rank this Week: 3705

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Dec 11

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!
    You are invited to join OxFirst for a webinar today at 3pm - 4pm GMT for talk on IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments presented by John E. Dubiansky: What this talk is aboutThe adequate valuation of patents plays a crucial…
  • Dec 5

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing
    The new US Department of Justice antitrust leader says antitrust enforcers are too accommodating to IP implementers when in dispute with standard-essential patent owners. Instead, patent owners should be allowed to decide how they want to…
  • Nov 27

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?
    Think of the sharing economy and Uber is usually the first company that comes to mind. What could be more appropriate than providing the infrastructure for the service, while the drivers supply their own vehicles. As the middleman, Uber…
Rank this Week: 3864

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 301

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    A SERIOUS THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM: ESTOPPEL AND TRADE MARK INFRINGEMENT

    A SERIOUS THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM: ESTOPPEL AND TRADE MARK INFRINGEMENT
    INTRODUCTIONWhen a trade mark rights holder (statutory/common law), is estopped, on the way to the forum, or anywhere else, from acting against a perceived infringing party, it would not be a funny thing*.  But that is in fact exactly…
  • Dec 4

    Is the ADEC Logo too close?

    Is the ADEC Logo too close?
    A new political party has just emerged in South Africa and it is called the African Democratic Change (ADeC) lead by Dr Makhozi Khoza. It's new logo has caused some outcry and much attention for the new party. This is why:On the left hand…
  • Dec 2

    Has South Africa’s IP agenda been captured?

    Has South Africa’s IP agenda been captured?
    Recently Afro Leo caught up with Prof Sadulla Karjiker and Dr Madelein Kleyn to discuss the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law’s Commentary on South Africa’s Draft Intellectual Property Policy Phase 1 2017 (the…
Rank this Week: 1259

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • Dec 11

    An Overview and Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Patent Litigation, Part II

    An Overview and Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Patent Litigation, Part II
    An Overview and Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Patent Litigation, Part IIKyle PietariThe forces of globalization and nations’ investments in their patent systems are making the enforcement of patent rights an increasingly international…
  • Dec 1

    Bifurcation of Validity and Infringement Determination

    Bifurcation of Validity and Infringement Determination
    Bifurcation of Validity and Infringement DeterminationsJanice Kwon and Mark Vallone A large majority of jurisdictions have adopted a “unified” (or “combined”) patent litigation system, wherein the same court…
  • Nov 15

    Reconceptualizing Copyright Registration

    Reconceptualizing Copyright Registration
    Reconceptualizing Copyright RegistrationOmri AlterThis Article considers the issue of copyright registration through the paradigm of behavioral economics. By considering the issue through a paradigm that has not been considered before, it…
Rank this Week: 3296

Written Description

Written Description

By Lisa Ouellette, Camilla Hrdy, and Michael Risch. Reviews recent news and scholarship on patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Big Patent Data from Google

    Big Patent Data from Google
    Getting patent data should be easier, but it's not. It is public information, but gathering, organizing, and cleaning it takes time. Combining data sets also takes time. Companies charging a fee do a good job providing different data, but…
  • Dec 5

    Nature Versus Nurture in the Propensity to Innovate

    Nature Versus Nurture in the Propensity to Innovate
    A colleague pointed me to a paper today that I wanted to share. NBER researchers have managed to tie patent inventor data to tax returns to test scores in order to show who is likely to be an inventor on a patent. The study makes some…
  • Nov 28

    Some Transparency Into Chinese Patent Litigation

    Some Transparency Into Chinese Patent Litigation
    Despite knowing its growing importance in global IP, I've always kept the Chinese patent system at bay in my research. I primarily focus on the U.S. Patent system (which keeps me plenty busy) and, more important, there is very little…
Rank this Week: 4377

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Big Patent Data from Google

    Big Patent Data from Google
    Getting patent data should be easier, but it's not. It is public information, but gathering, organizing, and cleaning it takes time. Combining data sets also takes time. Companies charging a fee do a good job providing different data, but…
  • Dec 5

    Nature Versus Nurture in the Propensity to Innovate

    Nature Versus Nurture in the Propensity to Innovate
    A colleague pointed me to a paper today that I wanted to share. NBER researchers have managed to tie patent inventor data to tax returns to test scores in order to show who is likely to be an inventor on a patent. The study makes some…
  • Nov 28

    Some Transparency Into Chinese Patent Litigation

    Some Transparency Into Chinese Patent Litigation
    Despite knowing its growing importance in global IP, I've always kept the Chinese patent system at bay in my research. I primarily focus on the U.S. Patent system (which keeps me plenty busy) and, more important, there is very little…
Rank this Week: 797

Pay or Play

Pay or Play

Covers entertainment law. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://payorplay.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 11

    FCC Adopts Next Gen TV: Maybe Not a Good Thing

    FCC Adopts Next Gen TV: Maybe Not a Good Thing
    In another controversial move, the FCC has approved by a 3-2 vote the adoption of the ATSC 3.0 standard for broadcast TV, known as Next Gen TV. This IP-based standard will permit over-the-air broadcasters to offer Ultra High Definition…
  • Dec 1

    Summary Judgment for Insurer Leaves Porn Site Unprotected Against Actors’ HIV Claim

    Summary Judgment for Insurer Leaves Porn Site Unprotected Against Actors’ HIV Claim
    A federal court on Monday held California’s State Insurance Compensation Fund has no obligation to cover a series of claims from three porn actors against Cybernet for allegedly causing them to contract human immunodeficiency virus…
  • Nov 27

    Coachella Organizers Challenge Use of “Filmchella” for Film Festival

    Coachella Organizers Challenge Use of “Filmchella” for Film Festival
    Fox associates Megan Center and Elizabeth Patton wrote a duo of posts for Fox’s advertising law blog Above the Fold examining a trademark dispute surrounding the term “Coachella.” The case relates to entertainment festivals…
Rank this Week: 4086

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: 531

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Dec 10

    Bitcoin Is Worth the Cost in Fees and Electricity

    Bitcoin Is Worth the Cost in Fees and Electricity
    Saturday set a new record for cost per transaction, according to this chart at blockchain.info. For the first time ever, that value broke $100, clocking in at $103. Fees are also rising. The relevant chart at bitinfocharts.com shows a median…
  • Dec 1

    How the MtGox Bankruptcy Should Be Resolved

    How the MtGox Bankruptcy Should Be Resolved
    MtGox mainly has 202,185 bitcoins as assets. That’s around $2.23 billion at the time of this writing. Most of the creditors’ claims are for 795,000 bitcoins that users had in their MtGox accounts. There are also some claims in…
  • Nov 27

    “Bitcoin Cash” Trademark

    “Bitcoin Cash” Trademark
    Roger Ver (who used to support Bitcoin and now hates and actively fights it) just angrily ended an interview, flipping the bird to the interviewer. One of the reasons he was angry was the fact that the interviewer didn’t follow his…
Rank this Week: 614

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

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

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Dec 10

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement
    The Washington attorney general’s lawsuit against Uber highlights an organization’s disclosure obligations in Washington State in the event of a data breach. The Nov. 28 suit, filed in King County Superior Court, is thought to…
  • Nov 27

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable
    The Washington Secretary of State’s database of trademark filings is now searchable. This is a big improvement. Before, searching state records was a hit-and-miss (and mostly miss) affair with the Washington State Digital Archives. Or…
  • Sep 19

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant
    Amazon gives trademark owners a new reason to register their brands: it’s a ticket to enrolling in the Amazon Brand Registry program. Enrollment gives trademark owners access to enforcement tools within the Amazon marketplace,…
Rank this Week: 263

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Dec 10

    Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellowship at University of Cambridge

    Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellowship at University of Cambridge
    The Centre of African Studies at University of Cambridge is currently inviting applications for a Visiting Research Fellowship from candidates in all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowship is [...] The…
  • Dec 9

    South Africa: Photographer Demands R20m from Government for Mandela Picture

    South Africa: Photographer Demands R20m from Government for Mandela Picture
    Shaun Earl Harris, a photographer has demanded for R20 million (approximately USD 1.4 million) as compensation from the South African government for the use of his decade-old photograph of former South African President Nelson Mandela…
  • Dec 9

    Nigeria: Federal Court Confirms NAFDAC’s Power to Regulate All Chemical

    Nigeria: Federal Court Confirms NAFDAC’s Power to Regulate All Chemical
    According to a report published by All Africa, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been confirmed by a Nigerian Federal High Court siting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, as [...] The post Nigeria:…
Rank this Week: 3582

Patentology

Patentology

News and views on patents and innovation, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand.

http://blog.patentology.com.au/
Rank this Week: 1055

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

Summary of recent decisions by boards of appeal of the European patent office (EPO).

http://dp-patentlaw.blogspot.nl/
  • Dec 9

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure
    Not enough proofThis opponent tried to prove that Claim 1 of the main request had been orally disclosed.  The submitted proof included: the power point slides that were used in the presentation, an affidavit of the presenter, the…
  • Dec 5

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system
    A (Lego) bug...In the present case, a PCT patent application was filed after expiry of the 12m priority period at the Chinese PCT receiving office by an Chinese agent acting as representative of the appellant.The appellant filed a request for…
  • Nov 29

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal
    The opposition division decided that the subject-matter of claim 1 of the main, first, second and third auxiliary requests lacked inventive step over the disclosure of document D7 (JP 07-131734 A) and the common general knowledge of the…
Rank this Week: 4194

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 185

Delaware Intellectual Property…

Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation

Covers intellectual property and antitrust litigation. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawareintellectualproperty.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 3823

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Dec 8

    TWiL 409: Humvee Full Of C.O.D.

    TWiL 409: Humvee Full Of C.O.D.
    Uber, Waymo, uh-oh! Machine learning through a rear window. Is the AIA constitutional? Do your comments matter? Hosts: Denise Howell, J. Michael Keyes, Matt Curtis, and Emory Roane Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Dec 1

    TWiL 408: Have Cat, Own Broom

    TWiL 408: Have Cat, Own Broom
    Accountability by design, AI building better AI, the Trump Administration's extreme vetting initiative, Bitcoin economics, the Supreme Court Carpenter case and what it means for privacy, Animoji Karaoke and more! Hosts: Denise Howell, J.…
  • Nov 17

    TWiL 407: Can't We All Get Connected?

    TWiL 407: Can't We All Get Connected?
    The Slants got TM'd. Are you a digital loiterer? Join Amina Fazlullah, Matthew Curtis, and Denise Howell as we what access to the internet means. Naruto is on "This American Life". What is the implication of the reduction of Lifeline?…
Rank this Week: 277

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Trademark Protection and Personal Name

    Trademark Protection and Personal Name
    How much trademark protection do you have in your own last name? Last week, The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed their decision to refuse to register the proposed trademark “CREPES BONAPARTE” for “food…
  • Nov 24

    Animoji

    Animoji
    Apple just can’t seem to catch a break. The company behind the iPhone and other popular tech products has been hit with another lawsuit. This time, the lawsuit centers around the highly anticipated Animoji feature on Apple’s newly…
  • Nov 17

    Interview with Inventor and Animal-Lover, Terri Swiatek

    Interview with Inventor and Animal-Lover, Terri Swiatek
    Our client, entrepreneur and inventor Terri Swiatek, is an animal lover who decided that her rescue dog Teeko deserved a better breed of toy to play with. Luckily, Terri had the drive, the resources, and the entrepreneurial spirit to make…
Rank this Week: 536

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Dec 8

    How Do I Sell My Idea?

    How Do I Sell My Idea?
    Catch-22 It would be great if there was a company that would simply buy your idea and give you a stack of money and ongoing royalties. Unfortunately, there is no such company. The market for raw ideas is small, very small. For every dollar…
  • Nov 30

    Do I Need a Patent?

    Do I Need a Patent?
    A Business Decision vs. A Legal Decision The question of whether you need a patent is more of a business decision than a legal decision. While a patent attorney can help you make that decision, by providing you with information regarding the…
  • Aug 29

    Brett Trout selected for The Best Lawyers® 2017 in both Patent Law and Information Technology Law

    Brett Trout selected for The Best Lawyers® 2017 in both Patent Law and Information Technology Law
    Brett J. Trout has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Information Technology Law and Patent Law. The Best Lawyers in America® publication is the oldest…
Rank this Week: 527

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch
    By Michael Santucci Recently, we lost one of the toughest business people I have known. We lost an innovator. We lost a visionary. I enjoyed working with electronic music promoter, festival operator and music manager Steve Koch starting in…
  • Dec 4

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
  • Nov 22

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production
    One of our clients we hold close to our hearts here at Santucci Priore P.L. is Belvit Jordan, Founder and Managing Partner of South Florida based Next Weekend Productions. Her special events and production company oversees the coordination,…
Rank this Week: 3872

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch
    By Michael Santucci Recently, we lost one of the toughest business people I have known. We lost an innovator. We lost a visionary. I enjoyed working with electronic music promoter, festival operator and music manager Steve Koch starting in…
  • Dec 4

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
  • Nov 22

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production
    One of our clients we hold close to our hearts here at Santucci Priore P.L. is Belvit Jordan, Founder and Managing Partner of South Florida based Next Weekend Productions. Her special events and production company oversees the coordination,…
Rank this Week: 2002

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Dec 8

    Creative Commons Commercial License

    Creative Commons Commercial License
    This post is about Creative Commons commercial licenses. After describing each license, it discusses when you might want to use each license. Creative Commons provides a summary of its various licenses at About The Licenses. Creative…
  • Dec 6

    Assignment and Delegation in Contract Law

    Assignment and Delegation in Contract Law
    Assignment and delegation are terms that have specific meanings in U.S. contract law. I am basing this post on a Quora answer that I wrote recently. Please see What are assignment and delegation in contract law? In contract law,…
  • Dec 5

    Canonical Questions on the Law™ Series Explained

    Canonical Questions on the Law™ Series Explained
    This post explains what the Canonical Questions on the Law™ series is. Equally important, this post explains why I created that series of questions and answers about legal issues, concepts and terminology. I have been active on…
Rank this Week: 690

Wisconsin Probate & Estate…

Wisconsin Probate & Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning, trusts and wills. By Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC

http://www.madisontrustlaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Estate Planning for Your Family Farm

    Estate Planning for Your Family Farm
    Planning for your family farm’s future is a unique combination of estate and business planning, requiring attention to detail and understanding of family dynamics. Furthermore, because some farms can be capital intensive and have many…
  • Dec 1

    How Long Does Probate Take in Wisconsin?

    How Long Does Probate Take in Wisconsin?
    The time it can take for an estate to pass through probate court in Wisconsin depends on many factors including the size of the estate, debts to be paid, and whether or not any interested parties contest the language of the deceased’s…
  • Nov 30

    Who can Serve as the Executor to My Estate?

    Who can Serve as the Executor to My Estate?
    Picking an executor to your estate is an important part of your estate planning process and should be done with a lot of thought and consideration about who is best to carry out your final wishes and ensure posthumous dispersal of your…
Rank this Week: 2659

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

A patent law blog providing thought-provoking commentary . . . with a dash of irreverent humor. By Jake Ward.

http://anticipatethis.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    They Invented What? (No. 27)

    They Invented What? (No. 27)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: JW Note:  One would likely find the “resetting” feature to be most useful. U.S. Pat. No. 5,031,161:  Life expectancy timepiece.  …
  • Dec 1

    They Invented What? (No. 26)

    They Invented What? (No. 26)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 4,455,816: Pedal operated mower.    What is claimed as new is as follows: 1. A pedal operated mower assembly comprising a tricycle…
  • Dec 1

    They Invented What? (No. 25)

    They Invented What? (No. 25)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: JW Note:  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!  U.S. Pat. No. 6,877,267:  Turkey decoy tiltable counter-balanced support base. I claim: 1. A…
Rank this Week: 510

ipwars.com

ipwars.com

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

http://ipwars.com
  • Dec 7

    EIFY: terms of use

    EIFY: terms of use
    Clickwrap terms held enforceable, but no compensable loss for breach
  • Dec 6

    Safe harbours to be Extended

    Safe harbours to be Extended
    The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.
  • Dec 4

    Copyright And Computer Software

    Copyright And Computer Software
    McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence
Rank this Week: 1070

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/
Rank this Week: 739

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Dec 7

    Apple Countersues Qualcomm for Patent Infringement

    Apple Countersues Qualcomm for Patent Infringement
    IPNews® - Qualcomm and Apple have reached a new low in their relationship.   First Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against Apple in July for infringing on 16 patents, then Apple recently filed a countersuit accusing Qualcomm of patent…
  • Nov 30

    Woof-Tang Clan Dog Walking Company Trademark Opposed by Wu-Tang Clan

    Woof-Tang Clan Dog Walking Company Trademark Opposed by Wu-Tang Clan
    IPNews® The hip hop band Wu-Tang Clan has filed a trademark opposition against a recently filed “Woof-Tang Clan” trademark application. The opposition is the band’s attempt to prevent a New York based dog-walking company…
  • Nov 20

    Rapper Rick Ross' Revives Copyright Lawsuit Against LMFAO

    Rapper Rick Ross' Revives Copyright Lawsuit Against LMFAO
    Rick Ross is back at it in his copyright lawsuit against LMFAO. In 2013, Ross sued the Los Angeles musical duo LMFAO claiming that the song “Party Rock Anthem” infringed his copyright in “Hustlin’” with the…
Rank this Week: 831

Creative Law Network Blog

Creative Law Network Blog

Discusses entertainment and music law, trademark, copyrights, and intellectual property cases.

http://creativelawnetwork.com/updates/
  • Dec 6

    The Benefits of Dogs in the Workplace

    The Benefits of Dogs in the Workplace
    What do Google, Ben and Jerry's and Creative Law Network all have in common? We all allow dogs in the workplace! According to a Pets at Work survey conducted by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, employees who brought their furry friends to work…
  • Oct 26

    Canada Meets Colorado: Music Trade Mission

    Canada Meets Colorado: Music Trade Mission
    A exciting special event is coming to Denver, and it's on a mission! Co-sponsored by the Consul General of Canada in Denver, with Denver Arts & Venues, along with other Denver sponsors such as The Music District and the…
  • Oct 25

    Dave Ratner Voted Best Entertainment Lawyer

    Dave Ratner Voted Best Entertainment Lawyer
    We are pleased and proud to announce that Dave Ratner has been named the Client's Best and Barrister's Best Entertainment Lawyer of 2017 by Law Week Colorado! The annual Law Week Colorado Awards compile input from peers and "Barristers"…
Rank this Week: 4358

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

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

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1364

Steiger Legal

Steiger Legal

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

http://www.steigerlegal.ch/
  • Dec 6

    Frohe Festage und alles Gute im neuen Jahr!

    Frohe Festage und alles Gute im neuen Jahr!
    Steiger Legal wünscht Ihnen – ohne Wenn und Aber – eine schöne Adventszeit, frohe Weihnachten und alles Gute im neuen Jahr! Bild: Pixabay / congerdesign, Public Domain.
  • Dec 4

    Vorschussbetrug: Wer ist Stephanie, die Scammerin aus Abidjan, Elfenbeinküste?

    Vorschussbetrug: Wer ist Stephanie, die Scammerin aus Abidjan, Elfenbeinküste?
    Wer steckt hinter den E-Mails von Betrügern aus Nigeria und anderen westafrikanischen Staaten? Der deutsche Podcaster Christian Conradi hat seinen Spam für einmal nicht entsorgt, sondern den Kontakt mit einer …
  • Dec 3

    Thailand: Internationaler Markenschutz dank Mitgliedschaft beim Madrider System

    Thailand: Internationaler Markenschutz dank Mitgliedschaft beim Madrider System
    Das Königreich Thailand in Südostasien ist Mitglied beim Madrider System geworden, wie die die Weltorganisation für geistiges Eigentum (WIPO) mitgeteilt hat. Das entsprechende Madrider Protokoll trat für Thailand am…
Rank this Week: 3827

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: 1537

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: 2331

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://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 3427

IP Spotlight

IP Spotlight

Offers news and information from the intersection of intellectual property and business law. By Jim Singer.

http://ipspotlight.com
Rank this Week: 1005

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Dec 6

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Spain country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Spain country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Recorded music now firmly a growth industry, but for how long? Ovum has published new forecasts for retail sales of…
  • Nov 22

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Australia country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Australia country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Record companies look to benefit from the music industry disruptors Record companies are not renowned for embracing new…
  • Nov 8

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Korea country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with South Korea country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Producers’ and performers’ rights earnings see steady year Performance-rights distributions broke new records…
Rank this Week: 780

Filewrapper.com

Filewrapper.com

Features news and commentary on intellectual property law. By McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

http://www.filewrapper.com/
  • Dec 5

    Constitutionality of Inter Partes Reviews: A Look at Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Oil State

    Constitutionality of Inter Partes Reviews: A Look at Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Oil State
    Post By Caitlin M Andersen The enactment of the AIA in 2011, inter partes review (IPR), has been available as a method to challenge the validity of a patent in the US Patent and Trademark Office. A total of 6139 IPR petitions (92% of…
  • Nov 21

    Cancellation of a registered trademark for non-use soon could be easier

    Cancellation of a registered trademark for non-use soon could be easier
    According to Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard F. Rogers in his blog post on the Director’ Forum last week, PTO found out through a pilot program that “more than half of registrations being maintained include at…
  • Nov 19

    USPTO Releases Patent Fee Schedule for 2018

    USPTO Releases Patent Fee Schedule for 2018
    Post By Jonathan L. Kennedy This past week, the USPTO released its final patent fee schedule for 2018. The USPTO has been actively seeking to reduce the overall patent pendency, number of unexamined applications, and reduce its appeal…
Rank this Week: 476

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    Artful Misrepresentations of UDRP Jurisprudence

    Artful Misrepresentations of UDRP Jurisprudence
    The jurisprudence applied in adjudicating disputes between mark owners and domain name holders under the Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is essentially a system that has developed from the ground up; it is Panel-made law based…
  • Nov 27

    Long-held Domain Names Transferred to Complainant

    Long-held Domain Names Transferred to Complainant
    There has lately been a number of long-held investor registered domain names transferred to complainants under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). Two of the domain names were registered 23 years ago. This has provoked…
  • Nov 20

    Vulnerabilities of Weak Marks and Uncurated Website

    Vulnerabilities of Weak Marks and Uncurated Website
    Dictionary words, alone, combined as phrases, modified by other parts of speech, and single letters that function as marks also retain in parallel their common associations that others may use without offending third-party rights. As a rule…
Rank this Week: 464

Tucker IP Law Blog

Tucker IP Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues involving patents, trademarks, and personal injury.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Fort Lauderdale Police Involved Car Accident

    Fort Lauderdale Police Involved Car Accident
    A car accident involving two Fort Lauderdale police officers occurred along Southeast 2nd Street and 3rd on Sunday morning.  In total, five people were transported from the scene due to the vehicle overturning.  The cause of the…
  • Nov 28

    Alligator Alley Crash Leaves Two Dead

    Alligator Alley Crash Leaves Two Dead
    Two people were killed over the weekend when a man and woman’s vehicle sunk in a canal off of Interstate 75 in Broward County, Florida.  As reported, the Florida Highway Patrol was investigating the crash to seek answers for the…
  • Jun 23

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby
    Will your accident attorney be able to seek Florida uninsured motorist compensation following a work related car accident? In the recent case of Germany v. Darby, an employee Earl Germany was injured in a car accident while driving a work…
Rank this Week: 4023

Tucker IP Blog

Tucker IP Blog

Reviews cases and interesting news related to the practice area of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Personal Injury Law.

http://www.tuckeriplaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Fort Lauderdale Police Involved Car Accident

    Fort Lauderdale Police Involved Car Accident
    A car accident involving two Fort Lauderdale police officers occurred along Southeast 2nd Street and 3rd on Sunday morning.  In total, five people were transported from the scene due to the vehicle overturning.  The cause of the…
  • Nov 28

    Alligator Alley Crash Leaves Two Dead

    Alligator Alley Crash Leaves Two Dead
    Two people were killed over the weekend when a man and woman’s vehicle sunk in a canal off of Interstate 75 in Broward County, Florida.  As reported, the Florida Highway Patrol was investigating the crash to seek answers for the…
  • Jun 23

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby

    Car Accident Attorney Review of Germany v. Darby
    Will your accident attorney be able to seek Florida uninsured motorist compensation following a work related car accident? In the recent case of Germany v. Darby, an employee Earl Germany was injured in a car accident while driving a work…
Rank this Week: 4236

New York Trademark Attorney Blog

New York Trademark Attorney Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Nikki Siesel, Esq. of the Law Offices Of Joseph C. Messina.

http://www.newyorktrademarkattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Proving Nonuse Of A Trademark Prior To The Application Filing

    Proving Nonuse Of A Trademark Prior To The Application Filing
    The Opposer or Petitioner in a proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) has the burden of proof to demonstrate there was no use of the mark in commerce prior to the time the trademark application was…
  • Nov 9

    Another Rejected Trademark Consent Agreement

    Another Rejected Trademark Consent Agreement
    Since the precedential decision of  In re Bay State Brewing Co., 119 USPQ2d 1958 (TTAB 2016), the Board has more carefully reviewed Consent Agreements. Some may say the TTAB has since been scrutinizing Consent Agreements, seeking to…
  • Oct 26

    Claiming Acquired Distinctiveness Based On Use Requires Continuous Use

    Claiming Acquired Distinctiveness Based On Use Requires Continuous Use
    In a recent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB” or the “Board”) decision issued on October 13, 2017, the TTAB rejected the Applicant’s claim of acquired distinctiveness. See John Edward Guzman d/b/a Club Ed…
Rank this Week: 3583

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 987

BAZPAT

BAZPAT

Cover IP procurement and enforcement in Australia. By Barry Eagar.

http://bazpat.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Getting the timing right for patent filing

    Getting the timing right for patent filing
    Securing effective patent rights is all about timing and information. The first patent application must contain enough information to permit a person of ordinary skill in the field to put the invention into practice. But that information must…
  • Dec 1

    Elot - Playing electronic lottery games unpatentable

    Elot - Playing electronic lottery games unpatentable
    Elot, Inc. [2017] APO 55 (7 November 2017): Summary:The Delegate of the Commissioner of Patents applied rules set out in Aerotel to determine the substance of the invention.The patent specification does not reveal any information that could…
  • Nov 17

    It's All About the Information

    It's All About the Information
    It is a general rule that you can't add further material to a patent application once the application is filed. This is particularly the case with international applications.   So, if you are thinking of instructing your patent…
Rank this Week: 1769

Copyhype

Copyhype

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

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Dec 1

    Friday’s Endnotes – 12/01/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 12/01/17
    Miranda Mulholland brings crucial message to Ottawa in ‘Redefining Success in a Digital Marketplace’ speech — “On Nov. 22, Miranda Mulholland brought an important and timely message to Ottawa as she delivered a keynote…
  • Nov 17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 11/17/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 11/17/17
    SCOTUSBlog Petition of the Day: Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v Wall-Street.com — The US Copyright Act requires a copyright owner to register her copyright with the US Copyright Office before she can file an infringement lawsuit.…
  • Nov 10

    Friday’s Endnotes – 11/10/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 11/10/17
    In a Surprise Verdict, Jury Says Developer Broke the Law by Whitewashing 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca — A very rare jury verdict finding a VARA violation. Eileen Kinsella of ArtNet reports, “The six-person jury found that real estate…
Rank this Week: 261