29 May 2015, 5:30 pm
Total posts on the LexBlog network today: Other Peoples’ (Adult) Content (Episode 15) – Palo Alto lawyer Tenaya Rodewald of Sheppard Mullin on the firm’s blog, Law of the Level Top Impacts of Cuba Being Removed From “Terrorism List” – Miami attorney Jennifer Diaz of Becker & Poliakoff on the firm’s blog, Customs & International Trade Law Blog Advertising Law Enters the Political Process – Ron Jacobs and Amy… [read post]
27 May 2015, 8:36 pm
: Rihanna’s “Robyn” Registration Opposed by DC Comic Doug Schoen : The Patent Process in America is Broken Joe Mullin: “Copyright trolling” Movie Studio gets hit with Godzilla-Sized Lawsuit Michael Borella : Allvoice v. [read post]
18 May 2015, 7:21 pm
" Joe Mullin of Ars Technica reports that "Appeals court slashes down Apple's $930M win against Samsung; Apple loses all damages based on 'trade dress' -- more than 40 percent of total. [read post]
12 May 2015, 3:35 am
” [Ken at Popehat; Joe Mullin, Ars Technica] More on the Prenda Law saga here. [read post]
"9th Circuit judges rip into Prenda Law copyright trolling scheme; 'They should have taken the 5th. . . They were engaged in extortion.'"
10 May 2015, 4:08 pm
.'" Joe Mullin of Ars Technica had this report last Monday, while I was busy in New Orleans at the Fifth Circuit's Judicial Conference. [read post]
"Appeals court upholds Pandora's victory over songwriters; ASCAP says 1.85% royalty isn't enough; 2nd Circuit feels otherwise"
7 May 2015, 11:56 am
"Appeals court upholds Pandora's victory over songwriters; ASCAP says 1.85% royalty isn't enough; 2nd Circuit feels otherwise": Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report today. [read post]
17 Apr 2015, 2:42 am
” [Joe Mullin, ArsTechnica, earlier on Carolla’s efforts] Tags: patent quality, patent trolls“Infamous ‘podcasting patent’ knocked out” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
Health and Compensation Programs Passed Into Law After Almost Decade Long Fight Set to Expire This Year – Participants in 9/11 Health Program Living in All 50 States and 429 of 435 Congressional Districts
16 Apr 2015, 5:27 am
"“We have a moral responsibility to continue caring for those who honorably served our nation at a time of great need,” said Congressman Joe Crowley. [read post]
"9th Circuit rules Netflix isn't subject to disability law; Are websites 'public accommodations'? Federal courts have split on the question."
2 Apr 2015, 8:00 pm
" Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report on an unpublished, non-precedential ruling that the U.S. [read post]
31 Mar 2015, 6:30 pm
" And Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has a report headlined "Supreme Court mulls lengthy patent deals in spat over Spider-Man toy; Inventor wants court to reconsider a 50-year-old rule that limits patent payouts. [read post]
"If you believe enough, can you invalidate a patent? Supreme Court to decide; A patent case that could seep into copyright, file-sharing, and DVDs."
31 Mar 2015, 11:35 am
" Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report. [read post]
"AT&T lawyers don't read court docket, can't appeal $40M patent verdict; Missed the deadline to appeal 2014's biggest win for a 'non-practicing entity'"
21 Mar 2015, 9:40 am
"AT&T lawyers don't read court docket, can't appeal $40M patent verdict; Missed the deadline to appeal 2014's biggest win for a 'non-practicing entity'": Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report. [read post]
26 Feb 2015, 9:05 pm
” [New York Times “Room for Debate”] “New police radars can ‘see’ inside homes” [Gannett] “‘Shopping cart’ patent beaten by Newegg comes back to court, loses again” [Joe Mullin, ArsTechnica] “Utah woman can sue herself over fatal car accident, ruling says” [Salt Lake Tribune, Lowering the Bar] “Large Product Liability Awards Made Comeback in 2014″ [Margaret Cronin Fisk, Bloomberg]… [read post]
18 Feb 2015, 4:55 pm
In fact, as he admitted on the stand last week in an east Texas federal court, he hadn't even read the specification for it until 2007—three years after it was on the market," writes Joe Mullin at Ars Technica. [read post]
1 Dec 2014, 11:40 am
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Music Publishers Finally Pull the Trigger, Sue an ISP Over Piracy First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music have filed a lawsuitagainst U.S. [read post]
24 Nov 2014, 10:13 am
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Class-Action Suit Says Rightscorp Makes Illegal, Harassing Phone Calls First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that attorney Morgan Pietz has filed a class action suit against copyright protection firm Rightscorp, alleging that the company violated both federal and state laws in its efforts to settle copyright disputes on behalf of its clients. [read post]
18 Nov 2014, 10:49 am
These recommendations come from an earlier, if controversial, report that put these suggestions forward. 3: Rightscorp Nails 30,000 users for Piracy in One Month, Still Loses Money Finally today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that copyright enforcement company Rightscorp has increased its revenue and activity, but is still losing money and may be forced to close down. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 5:30 pm
– Cleveland attorney Joe Koncelik of Tucker Ellis in his Ohio Environmental Law Blog Seven Steps for Employers to Address the Ebola Threat (Step 1: Don’t Panic!) [read post]
"Supreme Court won't hear Superman heirs' copyright case; The most famous comic character was sold for $130 -- but that's not the whole story"
8 Oct 2014, 6:57 am
"Supreme Court won't hear Superman heirs' copyright case; The most famous comic character was sold for $130 -- but that's not the whole story": Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report. [read post]
6 Oct 2014, 1:09 pm
Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Apple Will Face $350M Trial Over iPod DRM First off today, Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that Apple will likely be facing down a trial related to their digital rights management (DRM) practices before 2009, where a class of consumers claim that the company used its FairPlay DRM system to both lock in their customers and lock out competitors. [read post]