Tue.Nov 22, 2022

The Copyright Challenge with Mastodon

Plagiarism Today

As most people already know, Twitter has had a very tumultuous few weeks. Since Elon Musk purchased the company and made himself CEO, the company has been the subject of a massive layoff, an exodus of employees and a slew of other controversies.

Britain’s Proposed Approach to Text and Data Mining (TDM) for AI: How Not to do It (A Lesson for Canada and Others).

Hugh Stephens Blog

Last month I wrote about the emerging phenomena of AI-generated art through widely available programs such as DALL-E 2, Stable Diffusion and others, and of the threat they pose to artists, designers, photographers and others who depend on the protection of copyright to earn their livelihood.

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3 Count: Wriggling Worms

Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Shenseea Hit With Second Copyright Lawsuit For US$450,000 Over ‘Foreplay’ Video.

Think Like a USPTO Trademark Examiner Does

Erik K Pelton

What does an examiner at the USPTO consider when they review a trademark application? And how does it impact drafting and filing an application to register a trademark? Learn more in this episode from former USPTO examiner Erik Pelton.

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.

Jack Daniel’s Will Get Its Shot at SCOTUS Review Against Dog Toy Maker

IP Watchdog

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday granted a petition filed in August this year by Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc.

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Movie Studios Awarded $51.6m Piracy Damages Against IPTV Service Nitro TV


In April 2020, Columbia Pictures, Amazon Content Services, Disney Enterprises, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment, plus three companies owned by Universal, filed a copyright infringement complaint at a California district court.

Just The Beginning For Patent Waivers? WTO Issues Precedential Decision Sending Shock Waves Throughout the IP World

JD Supra Law

Overview - In March 2020, the world was upended and faced with unimaginable challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic posed threats that had not been experienced in the United States since the smallpox epidemic over 100 years ago.

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Literature Monitoring: A Critical Tool for Pharmacovigilance in Life Sciences

Velocity of Content

For life science companies of any size, the detection, assessment, and prevention of adverse effects of their products/devices is not only important for maintaining patient safety, consumer trust, and overall market share, but also essential to ensuring they are in compliance with the requirements of the FDA, EMA and other regulatory bodies.

Last Week In The Federal Circuit (November 14-18): No Disclaimer For You!

JD Supra Law

Some of you may remember the Federal Circuit’s decision from a few (actually 5!) years ago holding that patent owner statements made in an IPR proceeding may “support a finding of prosecution disclaimer during claim construction.”

[Guest post] Can the owner of an artistic work convert it into an NFT for its use in the Metaverse?

The IPKat

A few days ago The IPKat reported on the injunction issued by the Rome Court of First Instance regarding the unauthorized minting of NFTs from a trade mark perspective.

Alternative Reasoning for Supreme Court's Life Sciences Subject Matter Eligibility Jurisprudence

JD Supra Law

Last week, IP Law360 published an erudite and provocative article by Joseph Matal and his colleagues regarding the Supreme Court's recent subject matter jurisprudence in the context of earlier decisions in the 19th and early 20th Centuries (see "How Mayo V.

A Copyright Alliance Thanksgiving 2022

Copyright Alliance

It’s been over seven years now since I first took on the role as CEO of the Copyright Alliance. For most of those seven years, during the Thanksgiving season, I’ve […]. The post A Copyright Alliance Thanksgiving 2022 appeared first on Copyright Alliance. Education

ACE Shuts Down Major Live Streaming Sports Sites and Settles with Operator


While pirated Hollywood blockbusters often score the big headlines, other industries have also been battling piracy over the years, sports organizations included.

‘Seeing Jimi at the Crossroads’ – A Real Life Encounter

IP Close Up

Thanksgiving this year coincides with the 80th birthday of one of the creative geniuses of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix. I had the opportunity to Continue reading. Books Events News People Places Uncategorized 27 Club B.B. King blues Buddy Guy Charles R.

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A 5 Month Check-In on the Copyright Claims Board (CCB)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

I prepared these statistics on November 18, 2022, roughly 5 months after launch. Total number of cases: 247. This continues to imply a run rate of about 600 cases per year, or less than 2 cases per day. According to this site , plaintiffs are represented in 69 cases (28%).

Ready to Make An Offer: Reasons Why You Should Make Your Agreement Conditional

Nelligan Law

Reading Time: 4 minutes. So, you’re finally ready to take the plunge and put an offer in on your dream home or future rental property. In addition to the usual madness that unfolds throughout your day, you now have to turn your mind to putting an offer in a home.

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Toyota’s Master Craftsmen: Takumi

Christopher Roser

You may have heard of Takumi at Toyota. Takumi in general are highly skilled artisans that excel in their craft. Despite Toyota mass-producing cars using lots of machines, they also employ hundreds of Takumi.

In the boardroom with Alison Watkins: CEOs, boards, and leading through crisis

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Alison Watkins, who is a board member of CSL, the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Wesfarmers, believes that there is growing alignment—and a healthier balance—between CEOs and board members. Future of Asia Australia Women & Leadership


NYIPLA Tells Supremes IP Lawyers Need Attorney-Client Privilege for Dual-Purpose Communications

IP Watchdog

The New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) filed an amicus brief last Thursday in the U.S. Supreme Court in In re Grand Jury.

Unlocking the potential of public-service digitization

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Legislation governing public services can affect the potential for digitization. Digital-compatibility checks leveraging “rules as code” could help. Public & Social Sector Insights Government Public Sector North and Central America Asia-Pacific

Early patent licensing strategy, investment helped GE Licensing revolutionise LED displays

IAM Magazine

As its PFS licensing programme turns 10, GE’s IP executives reflect on lessons learned in cracking a brand new market

Shaping the future of Thai banking: Reinventing purpose to ignite growth

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

With new opportunities on the horizon, the Thai banking industry could ignite new growth and invigorate its profitability by redefining its meaning and purpose, reinventing its traditional role, and making bold and innovative operational changes.


Miles Davis Tattoo Trial Stayed For High Court's Warhol Ruling

IP Law 360

A California photographer's suit against celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D over her use of the photographer's portrait of musician Miles Davis in a tattoo was put on hold by a California federal judge Monday to await a pending U.S.

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What is exascale computing?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Exascale is the next milestone in computing. It’s a higher level of computer performance that will have unprecedented impact on society and the economy. McKinsey Explainers Hardware Software Digital


Comment On Adequacy Of Fair Dealing In India

IP and Legal Filings

INTRODUCTION. Copyright is a part of intellectual property rights and it means the exclusive right to do or to authorise others to do certain acts. The main object of copyright is to protect the creator of original work from unauthorised reproduction.

The Heinz® of Knockoff Newses

Likelihood of Confusion

Counterfeit Chic’s Knockoff News #57, of course! Originally posted 2010-04-13 09:52:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. The post The Heinz® of Knockoff Newses appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Roundups Blogophilia

Trademarking a Name and the Right of Publicity

JD Supra Law

Suppose that you want to register a trademark that incorporates a name of a person to identify the source of goods or services for your business. Should you register your trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? What about the right of publicity of the individual?

The McKinsey Crossword: Cued Up | No. 103

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Sharpen your problem-solving skills the McKinsey way, with our weekly crossword. Each puzzle is created with the McKinsey audience in mind, and includes a subtle (and sometimes not-so-subtle) business theme for you to find.

Insurance Update - November 21 2022

JD Supra Law

Our November Insurance Update covers several topics. We’ve seen cases on whether contractors who repair homes can recover directly from insurers through assignments.

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Leaders in NOAA Elevate Native American Voices to Foster Education on Indigenous Issues and Culture

U.S. Department of Commerce

Leaders in NOAA Elevate Native American Voices to Foster Education on Indigenous Issues and Culture. November 22, 2022. KCPullen@doc.gov. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:38.

Latest Federal Court Cases - November 2022 #3

JD Supra Law

American National Manufacturing Inc. Sleep Number Corporation, Appeal Nos. 2021-1321, -1323, -1379, -1382 (Fed.

Five big technology transformation ideas for oil and gas CEOs

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Only 30 percent of oil and gas companies have successfully scaled digital manufacturing. But a few digital transformation ideas can help oil and gas CEOs achieve real impact on production KPIs. Insights on Operations Asia-Pacific Operations

Commerce Deputy Secretary Graves Concludes Trip to Santa Barbara and Addresses Importance of Protecting Our Nation’s Oceans and Coasts and Creating an Equitable and Diverse Workforce

U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Deputy Secretary Graves Concludes Trip to Santa Barbara and Addresses Importance of Protecting Our Nation’s Oceans and Coasts and Creating an Equitable and Diverse Workforce. November 22, 2022. KCPullen@doc.gov. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:57. Environmental data. ICT Supply Chain.