3 Count: Swimsuit Edition

Plagiarism Today

First off today, Kevin Shalvey at Business Insider reports that “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit model Genevieve Morton has filed a lawsuit against Twitter alleging that the site was slow to remove infringing material and that an AI photo editing tool created unlawful derivative works.

YouTubers Must Pay $3.5m Damages For Uploading 10-Minute Movie Edits

TorrentFreak

Popular mainstream movies lasting a couple of hours are edited down to around 10 minutes and then uploaded to YouTube. Setting aside two hours to watch a movie can be a luxury these days, especially when the busiest among us claim they can guzzle 200 TikTok videos in much less than that.

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When it Comes to Eukaryotic Cells, Broad Institute Has Priority to CRISPR Gene Editing Tech, Says PTAB

IP Watchdog

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) ruled in an interference proceeding yesterday that The Broad Institute, Inc.,

Limited Edition Products and their IP Protection

IIPRD

These products are named “Limited Editions”. It is because of these factors that everyone loves to collect these limited editions products. Every industry from clothing to cosmetics to automobile, launches these editions to increase their market standing.

New edition of the Nice classification

Olartemoure Blog

A new edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Trademarks (“Nice Classification”) will enter into force on January 1st, 2023. This twelfth edition includes several changes.

New Copyright Lawsuit Targets Uploaders of 10-Minute Movie Edits

TorrentFreak

These heavily edited copies of mainstream movies aim to summarize key plot lines via voice-over narration in about 10 minutes.

Announcing the 2022 Edition of My Internet Law Casebook

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

I’m pleased to announce the 2022 edition (13th edition) of my Internet Law casebook, Internet Law: Cases & Materials. As usual, I made many hundreds of updates and edits throughout the book.

Top Trademark Trends of 2021 (Meta TMA edition)

Erik K Pelton

The post Top Trademark Trends of 2021 (Meta TMA edition) appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Top Trademark Trends of 2021. By Erik Pelton®. 2021 was a busy year in the world of trademarks.

Limited Edition Products: Can they be Protected under IP Law?

Kashishipr

Several times, we see that luxury brands come up with limited edition products, whether it is cars, watches, cosmetics, chocolates, electronics, etc., Protection for Limited Edition Products under Trademark Law. The post Limited Edition Products: Can they be Protected under IP Law?

YouTubers Who Uploaded Movie Edits Receive Suspended Prison Sentences

TorrentFreak

‘Fast movies’ are essentially heavily edited copies of feature-length films that tell the entire story in just a few minutes. “The three defendants had been accused of violating the Copyright Act by editing ‘I Am a Hero’ and two other works copyrighted by Toho Co.,

Video Editing and Motion Graphics Design: Creative Hobby to Creative Career

Art Law Journal

Video editing and motion graphics go hand in hand—after all, they are both rooted in storytelling. The post Video Editing and Motion Graphics Design: Creative Hobby to Creative Career appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Announcing the 2021 Edition of My Internet Law Casebook

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

I’m pleased to announce the 2021 edition of my Internet Law casebook, Internet Law: Cases & Materials. If I counted editions, this would be the 12th edition. The book is available as a PDF at Gumroad for $10, as a Kindle ebook for $9.99, and in hard copy at Amazon for $20.

PTAB Determines Broad Has Priority in Dispute over CRISPR Gene Editing Patents in Eukaryotic Systems

JD Supra Law

Broad Institute, on priority of invention for CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing methods of eukaryotic cells and genomes. On February 28, 2022, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a decision in Interference No. 106,115, University of California v.

PTAB Issues Decision Awarding Priority of Invention of CRISPR Gene Editing Patents to Broad Institute

JD Supra Law

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a decision on February 28 awarding priority of invention of foundational CRISPR gene editing patents to the Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University.

Entry into Force of the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification on 1 January 2023

The IPKat

Trade mark practitioners should be aware that the 12th edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (“ Nice Classification ”) will enter into force on 1 January 2023. The 12th edition can be assessed here.

96 Fish Attorneys Included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Best Lawyers recently announced that 96 Fish & Richardson lawyers were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023.

Announcing the Sixth Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Rebecca Tushnet and I are pleased to announce the sixth edition of our casebook, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials. Buyers of the hard copy can also get a free PDF file by emailing me a copy of their receipt showing which edition they bought.

Book Review: Intellectual Property Law in China, 2nd Edition

The IPKat

The first edition of Intellectual Property Law in China (IPLCN) was the first of a bunch of goodies this Kat enthusiastically gathered from the incomparable IP library of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (MPI).

Legal confusion on essentially derived varieties must be cleared up for the sake of innovation -. Green light to gene-editing plants risks uncertainty and increasing disputes

JD Supra Law

As gene editing techniques come to the fore in the UK and elsewhere, industry increasingly needs clarity on the breeder's exception to plant variety rights.

Article 17, the year in review (2021 edition)

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Intellectual Property Law in China, 2nd edition. At the beginning of 2021, half a year before the implementation deadline of the DSM directive, only a single EU member state (the Netherlands) had passed a full implementation of the DSM directive.

Call for Abstracts: NLIU International Trade Law Journal Inaugural Edition [Submit by August 31]

SpicyIP

Call for Papers: NLIU International Trade Law Journal Inaugural Edition [Submit by August 31]. The NLIU International Trade Law Journal, a peer-reviewed annual publication of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, is calling for submissions for its inaugural edition.

IP STARS 2022 edition: The leading IP practitioners

Managing IP

We have revealed the leading intellectual property practitioners in private practice across more than 50 jurisdictions

Cardi B Didn't Know Tattoo Was Edited Into Pic, Designer Says

IP Law 360

A graphic designer who worked on the racy mixtape cover at the heart of a right-of-publicity suit against rapper Cardi B told a California federal jury Thursday that he never told Cardi B's representatives he picked an internet-sourced image of the plaintiff's distinctive tattoo, believing it was "fair use."

The end of IP in Russia? Urgent, Extended Edition

JD Supra Law

US and EU Sanctions - IP Engagement Suspended with Russia, Belarus, and Eurasian IP Offices - Four days after the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the United States Treasury Department issued Directive 4 under Executive Order 14024, prohibiting transactions involving the Central Bank of the Russian. By: Dorsey & Whitney LLP

How long does U.S. patent and trademark prosecution take? (2021 edition)

JD Supra Law

The USPTO recently released its FY 2021 Performance and Accountability Report, which contains detailed information about allowance rates, average pendency, and other statistics about its review of patent and trademark applications this year.

Fourth edition of Herbert Smith Freehills UK Code Companion

Herbert Smith Freehills

We have this week published the fourth edition of the "Herbert Smith Freehills Code Companion", which is an index designed to assist UK M&A practitioners when considering Takeover Code issues.

Honey Badger Don't Care (4th of July edition)

43(B)log

Seen on the street: [link]. trademark

USPTO Tells Fed. Circ. AIA Allows Gene-Editing Interference

IP Law 360

patents related to gene-editing technology, saying SNIPR's argument that the America Invents Act prevents that outcome reads the law too narrowly The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has urged the Federal Circuit to uphold an interference decision invalidating five SNIPR Technologies Ltd.

New York and Chicago-Style Pizza Wars: The Trademark Edition

JD Supra Law

The great pizza wars of 2021 are not what you might expect. While the courts will never be able to resolve the question of who (or where) makes the best pie, a pair of decisions from the last few weeks did resolve contentious trademark disputes in two of the great pizza destinations of the world,….

Fed. Circ. Told PTAB Flouted AIA In Gene-Editing Interference

IP Law 360

has told the Federal Circuit that a Patent Trial and Appeal Board interference decision invalidating its patents on using gene-editing technology to kill bacteria while ruling that The Rockefeller University invented it first "contradicts Congress's express purpose" in passing the America Invents Act Snipr Technologies Ltd.

Fish & Richardson Receives Top Rankings in 2022 Edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Fish & Richardson has received the elite “Gold Band” national ranking in the litigation category in the 2022 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

[Video] SPECIAL EDITION: NEWS + VIEWS + TO DO’S | ERIN HIGGINS, CONN KAVANAUGH

JD Supra Law

Conn Kavanaugh's Managing Partner Erin Higgins joins LISI's Director of Client Strategy Kristyn Brophy for a special episode of News + Views + To-Do's to discuss the very timely topic of Elon Musk's negotiations to purchase Twitter.

Fish & Richardson Receives Top Rankings in 2021 Edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Fish & Richardson has received the elite “Gold Band” national ranking in the Litigation category in the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

How long does U.S. patent and trademark prosecution take? (2021 edition)

IP Spotlight

The USPTO recently released its FY 2021 Performance and Accountability Report , which contains detailed information about allowance rates, average pendency, and other statistics about its review of patent and trademark applications this year.

Seyfarth Trade Secrets Team Assists with Editing and Authoring New Trade Secrets Treatise

Trading Secrets

Additionally, Seyfarth associate Ashley Smith assisted with editing.

Now Available! 2022 Edition of 50 State Non-Compete Desktop Reference

Trading Secrets

Seyfarth’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes practice group is pleased to provide the 2022 edition of our 50 State Desktop Reference, which surveys the most-asked questions related to restrictive covenants and trade secrets in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia.

PTAB Sides with Broad in Patent Dispute over CRISPR Gene Editing of Eukaryotic Cells

JD Supra Law

On February 28, 2022, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a decision in Interference No.

How long does a U.S. patent or trademark application take to grant? (2020 edition)

IP Spotlight

The USPTO recently released its FY2020 Performance and Accountability Report , with contains helpful information about allowance rates, average pendency, and other statistics about its review of patent and trademark applications this year. Each year, IP Spotlight analyzes this report and, and we update our readers who often ask: how long does it take for a patent or trademark registration to grant?

Seyfarth Trade Secrets Team Assists with Editing and Authoring New Trade Secrets Treatise

LexBlog IP

Additionally, Seyfarth associate Ashley Smith assisted with editing.

Fish Attorneys Recognized in 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Best Lawyers recently announced that 92 Fish & Richardson lawyers were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2022.