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Law Firm Sues Competitor Over Copied Brief

Plagiarism Today

A law firm has filed a lawsuit against a competitor alleging copyright infringement over a copied brief, testing both ethical and legal norms. The post Law Firm Sues Competitor Over Copied Brief appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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What is a Trademark Registration “Presentation Copy”?

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video What is a Presentation Copy of a Trademark Registration? For any trademark that now becomes registered, the recipient automatically receives an electronic version of the registration certificate, and the USPTO no longer mails out a physical copy. This concerns me.

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@human_artistry Press Release: Senators Introduce COPIED Act to Combat AI Deepfakes

The Trichordist

Senators Cantwell, Blackburn, and Heinrich introduce the Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED Act), Giving Artists New Tools to Protect Against… Read more "@human_artistry Press Release: Senators Introduce COPIED Act to Combat AI Deepfakes"

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What is a Presentation Copy of a Trademark Registration?

Erik K Pelton

What are the differences between a USPTO trademark registration certificate and a presentation copy? The post What is a Presentation Copy of a Trademark Registration? What are the differences between a USPTO trademark registration certificate and a presentation copy? appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC.

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€300m Per Year Rightsholder ‘Private Copying’ Payouts Face Scrutiny

TorrentFreak

When cassette recorders, VCRs and similar devices hit the mainstream, entertainment companies with business models reliant on customers buying copies faced uncertainty. Private Copying Levy Valenti’s statement in 1982 reached a broad audience but its essence wasn’t new.

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DeivanArt Expanding System for Detecting Copied Images

Plagiarism Today

The post DeivanArt Expanding System for Detecting Copied Images appeared first on Plagiarism Today. It will be interesting to see what impact this has over the long term and if artists that are not currently on DeviantArt are willing to entrust the company with protecting their work.

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Sens. Pitch COPIED Act To Fight AI-Content, Empower Artists

IP Law 360

senators introduced legislation dubbed the COPIED Act on Thursday to fight the growth of AI-generated "deepfakes," proposing a framework that would give journalists and artists control over their work via a watermarking process and allow them to sue those who use their work without permission. A bipartisan group of U.S.

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