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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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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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Canadian Writers Speak Up: It’s Time to End the Education Sector Rip-off (600 Million Pages Unfairly Copied Annually)

Hugh Stephens Blog

Writers across the country are writing the government and their MPs urging them to pass legislation to stop the great educational rip-off, being the uncompensated copying of 600,000,000 pages per year that has been taking place in the education sector … Continue reading "Canadian Writers Speak Up: It’s Time to End the Education Sector Rip-off (..)

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Record Labels: ‘Hisses & Crackles’ Are No License to Copy & Digitize Old Records

TorrentFreak

The Internet Archive is widely known for its Wayback Machine, which preserves copies of the web for future generations. “Defendants have created a massive online storefront providing digital copies of thousands of these protected sound recordings to anyone to stream or download for free. .

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Federal Circuit Clarifies Standards to Establish Nexus Between Objective Evidence and Non-Obviousness, and to Establish Copying in Medtronic et al. v. Teleflex Innovations

Intellectual Property Law Blog

In this case, the Federal Circuit determined the sufficiency of evidence to rebut a nexus between objective evidence and non-obviousness; and to establish the objective indicia of copying. Direct evidence of copying is not necessary to establish copying. The Board’s finding of copying is supported by substantial evidence.

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