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23 Nov 2016, 4:06 am by Walter Olson
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales speaks at Cato about standing up to Chinese censors, Friedrich Hayek’s influence on the encyclopedia’s design, and legislative ignorance [video via David Boaz post, related] Unlikelihood of confusion: NJ’s Garden State Parkway sends cease and desist over winery logo [Timothy Geigner, TechDirt] Occupational licensing rules make it hard to move from state to state [Eric Boehm, related Ilya Somin/USA Today and podcast] Lawyers who sued Volkswagen… [read post]
15 Nov 2016, 2:57 am by Walter Olson
Collins, related chronology of Trump’s record of legal conflict with press] Familiar old war on porn re-outfits itself as new war on trafficking [Collins, Elizabeth Nolan Brown on so-called Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA)] Another where-are-they-now on copyright troll Prenda Law [Joe Mullin/ArsTechnica, see also on Hansmeier] “The ‘freedom of the press’ doesn’t give the media any special privileges — but it’s also not a… [read post]
27 Oct 2016, 11:11 am
" And Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has an article headlined "Things look even worse for MP3tunes founder after loss on appeal; Judges: mp3tunes founder 'acted in a manner intended to promote infringement.'" You can access Tuesday's ruling of the U.S. [read post]
13 Oct 2016, 4:09 am by Edith Roberts
In Ars Technica, Joe Mullin discusses the argument in Samsung Electronics v. [read post]
20 Sep 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Eric Goldman on Edible Arrangements case] Trader Joe’s keeps battling the Canadian knockoff/reseller Pirate or Irate Joe’s [Lowering the Bar] “Unified Patents files legal challenges against top three patent trolls of 2016” [Joe Mullin, ArsTechnica] Tags: copyright, patent trolls, search engines, trademarks Intellectual property roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
15 Sep 2016, 12:00 pm by Annalee Newitz
Ars editors Annalee Newitz and Joe Mullin will be talking to Lee Cheng, the chief legal officer of, about his lifelong war against patent trolls. [read post]
19 Aug 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Google, however, claims that Oracle was aware of it and simply chose not to raise the issue at trial. 2: Judge Grants Happy Birthday Lawyers $4.6M, Citing Unusually Positive Results Next up today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the lawyers in the Happy Birthday to You lawsuit have been awarded some $4.62 million in fees, an amount that equals to one-third of the settlement fund. [read post]
13 Jul 2016, 2:28 pm by Dennis Crouch
Post, (June 3, 2016, 3:07pm). [2] Data from Lex Machina (analysis as of June 7, 2016). [3] Joe Mullin, Trolls made 2015 one of the biggest years ever for patent lawsuits, arstechnica (Jan. 5, 2015). [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Royal assent, which would bring the bill into law, may be possible in early as 2017. 2: Google Twists the Knife, Asks for Sanctions Against Oracle Attorney Next up today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that Google, not satisfied with just winning their recent trial against Oracle, is asking the court the grant them sanctions as attorneys representing Oracle disclosed a private relationship Google had with Apple by speaking about it in an open court. [read post]
23 Jun 2016, 6:34 pm
"Supreme Court sends off patent troll that challenged review rules with an 8-0 slapdown; Giuseppe Cuozzo drove too fast, got an odd patent, and sold it to trolling pros": Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report. [read post]
21 Jun 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Funny how the government sometimes regards our time as necessarily worth $15 an hour or more, and other times as worth far less [Coyote] “Trademark lawsuit over LARP archery gets thrown out of court” for lack of personal jurisdiction [Joe Mullin/ArsTechnica, earlier here, etc.] [read post]
14 Jun 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
The judge denied the motion and that puts the case on track to begin today. 2: Prenda Lawyers Lose Key Appeal, Will Pay $230k Sanction Next up today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that Prenda Law has lost its appeal at the 9th Circuit and wll be forced to pay some $230,000 in sanctions and legal fees for their scheme. [read post]
2 Jun 2016, 12:00 pm by Joe Mullin
Below, Joe Mullin says Google's win sends a powerful message against a familiar legal tactic. [read post]
30 May 2016, 10:00 pm by Doug Austin
” As reported by Ars Technica (Google beats Oracle—Android makes “fair use” of Java APIs, written by Joe Mullin), there was only one question on the special verdict form, asking if Google’s use of the...Read the whole entry... [read post]
28 May 2016, 10:20 am by Walter Olson
Some coverage: Jillian Kay Melchior/NRO last July, Emma Brown/Washington Post last September, Ian Tuttle/NRO in February, Roger Parloff/Fortune, Joe Mullin and Jonathan Kaminsky/ArsTechnica. [read post]
25 May 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Google’s Closing Argument: Android was Built from Scratch, the Fair Way First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that Google and Oracle presented their closing arguments in the Java lawsuit on Monday and, with them, turned the case over to the jury for what is now the second time. [read post]
23 May 2016, 6:45 am by Jonathan Bailey
Google Draws to a Close, Jury Sent Home Until Next Week First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the presentation of evidence has ended at the Oracle v. [read post]
20 May 2016, 6:00 am by Jonathan Bailey
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Apache e-mails, shown in court, say Android “ripped off” Oracle IP First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that, at the Google/Oracle trial, Oracle called a hostile witness, namely Stefano Mazzocchi, one of the creators of the Apache Harmony program, which played a vital role in helping Google build its Android mobile operating system. [read post]
1 May 2016, 9:36 pm
"Patent defendants won't receive a 'Get out of East Texas free' card; Appeals court rules: If you ship there, you can be sued for infringement there": Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report on a ruling that the U.S. [read post]
29 Apr 2016, 12:50 pm by Joe Mullin
(credit: Joe Mullin) Patent reform advocates who were hoping to "shut down the Eastern District of Texas" face disappointment today, as the top US patent appeals court ruled (PDF) against a venue transfer in a dispute between two food companies. [read post]