Tue.Dec 05, 2023

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Responding to Hbomberguy’s Plagiarism Video

Plagiarism Today

Recently, YouTuber hbomberguy posted a massive video about plagiarism on YouTube. Here, I break it down and analyze the details. The post Responding to Hbomberguy’s Plagiarism Video appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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C4IP and IP Celebrities Tell Biden to Pass on Extension of TRIPS Waiver

IP Watchdog

Nearly 50 former government officials and other well-known figures in the IP space signed onto a letter today penned by the Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) urging President Biden to oppose the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) proposed extension of the COVID-19 IP waiver to therapeutics and diagnostics. The WTO announced a deal on waiver of IP rights for COVID-19 vaccine technologies under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in June 2022.

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3 Count: Imminent Closure

Plagiarism Today

Getty Images lawsuit against Stability AI moves forward, record labels want a court to uphold Grande verdict and more. The post 3 Count: Imminent Closure appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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U.S. Ocean Innovation to Take World Stage at COP28

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Ocean Innovation to Take World Stage at COP28 December 5, 2023 KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 12/05/2023 - 09:32 Environmental data Post by Marisa Lago Richard W. Spinrad, Ph.D. Leaders from governments, businesses, NGOs, and civil society have gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for COP28, the 28 th Conference of Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in hopes of making history by accelerating climate action.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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No more Junk Fees?

Olartemoure Blog

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently unveiled a proposed rule aimed at prohibiting junk fees that can adversely impact consumers and hinder fair competition. The FTC estimates that these fees cost consumers tens of billions of dollars annually, prompting the need for regulatory intervention. Besides, to address this issue, the FTC has invited public comments on the proposed rule.

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Deal Reached To End Sunoco Butane IP Row Amid Appeal

IP Law 360

The Federal Circuit on Tuesday dismissed U.S. Venture's appeal of an award of $6 million in enhanced damages to Sunoco in a suit over butane patents, after the parties jointly agreed to dismissal.

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Cloudflare Applauds Court for Rejecting DNS Piracy Blocking Order

TorrentFreak

Copyright holders have made serious work of website blocking in recent years, expanding the practice to over forty countries worldwide. In Germany, for example, the largest Internet providers agreed to voluntarily block pirate sites as part of a deal they struck with rightsholders. These blockades, which are put in place following a thorough vetting process, are generally implemented at DNS level.

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TechCos, Creators, Lawyers Do Not Agree on Basic Intellectual Property Fundamentals

IP Close Up

Members of the IP community – including inventors, content creators, bigtech managers, lawyers and educators – do not agree on some of the most basic Continue reading

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Legal Manga App User Banned After Taking ‘Fraudulent Screenshots’

TorrentFreak

While no digital content is ever entirely immune from being copied and distributed illegally, photographs and other images are especially vulnerable. Tools enabling users to download, copy, share, and then ultimately mass distribute images exist in, or are accessible from, most phones, tablets, and computers. Photographers aside, no businesses are more aware of these vulnerabilities than publishers of Japanese comics, commonly known as manga.

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IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

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CCC Welcomes Panel of Curriculum and Copyright Experts to Explore Why High-Quality Content Matters in K-12

Velocity of Content

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST I​​​​​n today’s K-12 educational landscape, it is essential to deliver a standards-aligned curriculum. However, teachers are also looking for more personalized, culturally responsive, and timely content to better reflect the experiences of a diverse student population. Educators, administrators, and curriculum directors, as well as professionals of EdTech and curriculum development companies, are invited to join CCC for a virtual panel discussion o

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Toyota Practical Problem Solving (PPS)—Clarify

Christopher Roser

In my last post I introduced the Toyota Practical Problem Solving approach (PPS) and gave an overview how it is rooted in PDCA and often used in the form of an A3. Now let’s dig deeper and go into the details of the individual steps. The first is to clarify the problem. The second is. Read more The post Toyota Practical Problem Solving (PPS)—Clarify first appeared on AllAboutLean.com.

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The Federal Trade Commission Put Brand Drug Manufacturers on Notice About Improperly Listing Patents in the Orange Book and Then Followed Through With More Than 100 Patent Challenges

JD Supra Law

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy statement on September 14, 2023, stating that “[b]rand drug manufacturers may be harming generic competition through the improper listing of patents in the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations, known as the ‘Orange Book.’”.

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Judge Pushes Back on SAD Scheme Sealing Requests

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

A signature feature of SAD Scheme cases is that rightsowners typically try to seal defendants’ identities. The sealing helps rightsowners in several ways, including preserving their ability to proceed without defendant involvement, springing account and cash freezes on defendants to maximize their pain, and hindering the ability of defendants to coordinate their actions and fight back.

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The Canadian Trademarks Opposition Board Reduces Deadlines and Available Extensions of Time

JD Supra Law

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) implemented significantly reduced deadlines and more limited extensions of time in trademark opposition and section 45 proceedings. These changes, effective December 1, 2023, and described in detail in the practice notices Practice in trademark opposition proceedings and Practice in section 45 proceedings, include shorter cross-examination periods, reduced benchmark extensions of time and cooling-off periods, and changes to the availability of.

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7th Circ. Signals Issue With $540M Motorola Trade Secret Win

IP Law 360

Seventh Circuit judges reviewing Motorola's $540 million win in a mobile radio trade secret case suggested Tuesday part of the verdict might come undone, with one judge saying the calculation of foreign sales was a thorny problem in the case.

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Google Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Wildseed Mobile LLC

JD Supra Law

Wildseed Mobile LLC vs. Google LLC: A Legal Battle Over Patent Infringement - In the ever-evolving world of technology and innovation, the protection of intellectual property rights is of utmost importance.

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Join Me for the Ski CLE in Snowmass!

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch I’m excited that my next patent-law event will be the IP CLE Conference, January 7-10, 2024 at the Viewline in Snowmass, Colorado. This is one of my favorite events of the year because it mixes intellectual property law discussion with three days of skiing. Program co-chairs Scott Alter (Michael Best) and David Bernstein (Debevoise) have once again assembled an impressive roster of speakers including prominent attorneys, government officials, judges, and in-house counsel.

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USPTO Pilot Program Expedites Examination of Patent Applications Directed to Semiconductor Manufacturing In Support of CHIPS Act

JD Supra Law

Key Takeaways - To support the CHIPS Act of 2022, the USPTO initiated a pilot program that provides expedited examination of certain patent applications directed to manufacturing semiconductor devices, potentially reducing the time to patent issuance by between one and two years.

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Ex-CEOs Must Face Claims They Pilfered Bioscience Co.'s IP

IP Law 360

Two former CEOs of Global Discovery Biosciences Corp. can't dodge claims that they cost the company an opportunity to develop new medical tests by siphoning the resources to another company, a Delaware Chancery Court judge has said.

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Amended FRE 702 on Expert Testimony Effective December 1, 2023

JD Supra Law

Experts play a key role in patent litigation as they explain complex technical issues including infringement, validity, and damages to judges and juries. The persuasiveness of their testimony can often mean the difference between winning and losing a case.

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Webinar Recap! What Employers Need to Know Regarding Non-Compete Changes in 2023

Trading Secrets

We invite you to watch our highly anticipated webinar, where Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s leading attorneys in non-compete law skillfully guide you through the intricacies of non-compete agreements in the United States, focusing on the latest updates in 2023. This essential webinar provides exclusive insights from our 2023-2024 edition of the 50-State Desktop Reference.

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Sports & Entertainment Law Weekly Roundup - December 2023

JD Supra Law

A state appellate court’s ruling that “Pennsylvania Skill Games” aren’t illegal gambling could have repercussions for the state’s legal gambling industry, enforcers hunting illegal gambling machines, and “skill games” operators around the country.

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November 2023 Roundup of Copyright News

Copyright Alliance

In November, Artificial Intelligence (AI) dominated the courts as new class action lawsuits were filed, and there were several developments in existing cases involving OpenAI and other well-known AI companies. […] The post November 2023 Roundup of Copyright News appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

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PTAB/USPTO Update - December 2023

JD Supra Law

Patent Center Replaces EFS-Web and Private PAIR - On November 15, following a one-week delay, the legacy EFS-Web and Private Patent Application Information Retrieval (Private PAIR) systems were officially retired and fully replaced by the Patent Center system.

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PTAB Says Goodnight To NYU's Sleep Machine Patents

IP Law 360

Judges on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board dealt a blow to two patents owned by New York University, which is currently suing a San Diego company over technology allegedly used by a brand of small machines sold to treat sleep disorders.

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Appreciable or de Minimis: That Is the AI Question

JD Supra Law

As AI-generated materials are becoming more commonplace in creative works across the media landscape, content creators and distributors are seeking guidance on what information needs to be disclosed to the United States Copyright Office in order to register their works and the potential penalties for failing to do so. Davis Wright Tremaine has been monitoring recent developments, documenting how courts and the Copyright Office are approaching the intersection of copyright and artificial.

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Texas Jury Finds Microchip Co. Infringed Purdue Univ. Patent

IP Law 360

A Western District of Texas jury has found that European microchip maker STMicroelectronics infringed a patent covering semiconductor technology held by the trustees of Purdue University and awarded the trustees $32.5 million in damages.

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Federal Circuit Review - November 2023

JD Supra Law

Federal Circuit Orders District Court to Consider Extrinsic Evidence in Claim Construction - In Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Appeal No. 22-1889, the Federal Circuit held that where a disputed claim term remained ambiguous after analysis of the intrinsic evidence, the district court was ordered to address the extrinsic evidence.

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@mikehuppe on American Music Fairness Act #IRespectMusic

The Trichordist

SoundExchange CEO Mike Huppe points at iHeart pocketing $100 million while still stiffing artists.

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