Thu.Jan 19, 2023

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Using Metadata to Spot Misinformation

Plagiarism Today

As concerns over misinformation plague journalism, the Content Authenticity Initiative is a consortium with a potential answer. The post Using Metadata to Spot Misinformation appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Articles Featured

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USPTO-FDA Listening Session: Patient Advocates Want Access, Patent Advocates Want Evidence

IP Watchdog

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3 Count: CMI TMI

Plagiarism Today

SCOTUS declines to hear CMI case, Call of Duty cheat makers hit back against Activision and Oracle settles case with HPE. The post 3 Count: CMI TMI appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Copyright News

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Report Calls Out Cloudflare for Facilitating Piracy, Counterfeits

IP Watchdog

According to new research released by Corsearch, a significant number of websites engaging in piracy and counterfeiting use Cloudflare’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) services.

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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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Pirate Bay Proxy Site Challenges Police DMCA Takedown at GitHub

TorrentFreak

As one of the most notorious torrent sites, The Pirate Bay has been blocked by ISPs around the world. The UK was one of the first countries to do so more than a decade ago when the High Court ordered local ISPs to prevent users from accessing the site.

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New Vision Gaming Tells CAFC Final GAO Findings Warrant Dismissal of CBM Institution

IP Watchdog

Earlier this month, patent owner and casino game innovator New Vision Gaming & Development filed a reply brief in the U.S.

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The Most Significant Copyright Issues Likely to Arise in 2023

Copyright Alliance

During the first few weeks of 2023, we took a look back at 2022 by summarizing the most important copyright-related court cases, U.S.

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Entertainment Industry Predictions: Streamers, Litigation, Emerging Tech in 2023

JD Supra Law

The entertainment industry has transformed itself in recent years through the adoption of new technologies and is pioneering a variety of exciting new creative avenues.

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Is It Ever Too Early to Invest in a Literature Management Tool?

Velocity of Content

In short, the answer is no.

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Don't Forget IP Rights When Planning an Estate

JD Supra Law

As highlighted by a recent Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) decision, Clementvision, Inc. Robert Clement, expressly including intellectual property rights in an estate plan can prevent complicated issues from arising. See Opposition No. 91256127, 2022 WL 15330806 (Oct.

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Meet the Bloggers XIV – INTA Seattle

Likelihood of Confusion

Going to INTA in Seattle this year? If you still want to go, however, you will not want to miss Meet the Bloggers XIV. XIV is fourteen! The post Meet the Bloggers XIV – INTA Seattle appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. IP Institutions Meet the Bloggers

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USPTO Launches the Cancer Moonshot Expedited Examination Pilot Program

JD Supra Law

On February 1, 2023, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) will begin accepting petitions to accelerate examination under the Cancer Moonshot Expedited Examination Pilot Program (the “Moonshot Program”).

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What is generative AI?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) describes algorithms (such as ChatGPT) that can be used to create new content, including audio, code, images, text, simulations, and videos. Recent new breakthroughs in the field have the potential to drastically change the way we approach content creation.

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Top Four Stories of 2022

JD Supra Law

After reflecting upon the events of the past twelve months, Patent Docs presents its 16th annual list of top patent stories.

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Can Charlie Chaplin’s character “Charlot” be registered as an EU trade mark?

The IPKat

In the era of silent films, Charlie Chaplin did rise to become a worldwide icon through his screen persona, the Tramp ( Charlot in several languages). It may therefore come as no surprise that companies, to this day, attempt to monetize in his iconic image.

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New/Old Threats to IP in the Metaverse

JD Supra Law

The Metaverse is a minefield for intellectual property (IP) owners. Many of the threats to IP will be familiar — such as unauthorized use of trademarks, copying of content, and misuse of name/image/likeness.

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IPR And Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

IP and Legal Filings

Introduction Be it a trademark, patent, copyright, intellectual property has become an important part of the company’s success. Corporates could be seen spending numerous resources so as to create a position in the market and to stand out from the crowd.

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Developing dual awareness

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Leaders faced with volatility and uncertainty will benefit from building a keen awareness of both themselves and the operating environment around them. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Leadership Decision-making

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Cryptocurrency in China

IP and Legal Filings

Introduction Prior to 2017, China was the largest cryptocurrency market in the world, with 80% of Bitcoin transactions, the most popular digital currency, taking place in yuan 1.

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European private banking: Resilient models for uncertain times

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

After one of its most successful years, Europe’s private banking industry will now need to navigate an uncertain macroeconomic outlook and evolving client needs. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services Europe

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WIPO is seeking a Senior Counselor of National IP Strategies

IP Watchdog

The World Intellectual Property Organization is looking to hire a Senior Counselor of National IP Strategies in the Office of the Assistant Director General, IP and Innovation Ecosystems Sector.

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Author Talks: A food-loving economist crafts a recipe for humane capitalism

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Using the history of common foods and goods, Ha-Joon Chang explains the economics of industrial policy and the relationship between freedom and capitalism. McKinsey on Books

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Federal Circuit Upholds Preliminary Injunction in Trade Dress Case

JD Supra Law

In SoClean Inc v Sunset Healthcare Solutions Inc (Case No 21-2311, 9 November 2022), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling enjoining defendant Sunset from marketing a particular configuration of medical device filters without clear source-identifying indicia.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Says It Hasn't Identified Dobbs Leaker

IP Law 360

The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday that its internal investigation into last year's unprecedented leak of the draft abortion ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health has been "unable to identify a person responsible by a preponderance of the evidence

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Collaboration not confrontation is the route to US patent reform

IAM Magazine

Lone inventors and small businesses have a compelling story to tell about a system that does not work for them but right now it is not hitting home

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Trademark and Copyright Cases to Watch in 2023

The IP Law Blog

It’s always good to start off the year with an overview of trademark and copyright cases to watch.

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Counsel: IP associations must get tough on e-commerce liability

Managing IP

Platform liability is one of the longest-running issues for brands, which worry that IP associations are avoiding taking a hard line on the issue Default Analysis United States European Union Trademarks IP Strategy Counterfeiting and e-commerce

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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Amgen v. Sanofi to Decide Enablement Question

JD Supra Law

On November 4, 2022, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Amgen v. Sanofi, No. 21-757, to review “[w]hether enablement is governed by the statutory requirement that the specification teach those skilled in the art to make and use the claimed invention, 35 U.S.C. §

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Section 230 Protects Services That Permit Anonymous Third-Party Posts–Bride v. Snap

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

This case involves two “anonymous messaging” apps, Yolo and LMK. Both allegedly target teens audiences.

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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the Super Bowl

JD Supra Law

Super Bowl LVII (57) will be held on February 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The NFL carefully protects its copyrights and trademarks.

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Best of Both Worlds: My Hybrid IP Internship at CBC/Radio-Canada

IPilogue

Nikita Munjal is a 3L JD/MBA Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. This article was written as a requirement for Prof. D’Agostino’s IP Intensive Program. I loved my placement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio-Canada (CBC).

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Patent Case Summaries - January 2023 #2

JD Supra Law

A weekly summary of the precedential patent-related opinions issued by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the opinions designated precedential or informative by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. By: Alston & Bird

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Are watches and clothing dissimilar goods? Yes, says the GC

The IPKat

Are watches and clothing dissimilar goods? Yes, says the GC The question of similarity among some of the goods included in classes 25 and 14 is often challenged when opposing trade mark applications.

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Can Trademark Applications and Administrative Proceedings Subject a Foreign Applicant to Service or Jurisdiction in Court Proceedings in the U.S.?

JD Supra Law

Suppose that you are a foreign applicant who either files a trademark application, opposition proceeding, or cancellation proceeding with the USPTO. Can this act of filing subject the foreign applicant to service of process or specific or personal jurisdiction in court proceedings in the U.S.?

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TTABlog Test: How Did These Three Section 2(e)(1) Mere Descriptiveness Appeals Turn Out?

The TTABlog

The TTAB recently ruled on the appeals from the three Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusals summarized below. Let's see how you do with them. Results will be found in the first comment. In re International Fruit Genetics, LLC , Serial No.

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Dictionaries Don’t Know Best: The Intrinsic Record Prevails (Again)

JD Supra Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed the tension between the intrinsic and extrinsic record in claim construction, holding that the intrinsic record should be relied on first.

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