Mon.Nov 21, 2022

3 Count: Twitter Troubles

Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Twitter’s Broken Its Copyright Strike System, Users Are Uploading Full Movies.

Don't blow Christmas: avoid a mistake, spot the fake

Intellectual Property Office Blog

Kelsey Jones, Senior Outreach and Engagement Advisor of the IPO's Enforcement team outlines the advice we're giving to consumers to help them stay safe from counterfeit electrical goods this festive period.


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Police Tracked Traffic of All National ISPs to Catch Pirate IPTV Users


Over the past two decades, pirate sites and services frequented by millions of users have been shut down following legal action. No longer useful for spreading files, many were repurposed to spread fear. In the wake of Hollywood’s 2005 win at the U.S.

Book Review: ‘The Truth Pill: The Myth of Drug Regulation in India’


We are thrilled to review Prashant Reddy’s new book on the Indian drug regulatory system! Co-authored with Dinesh Thakur their book – The Truth Pill – The Myth of Drug Regulation in India was released this October.

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.

Using to Uncover Sustainable Solutions for Your Company

The post Using to Uncover Sustainable Solutions for Your Company appeared first on - IP Innovation and Analytics. Innovation

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Z-Library Responds to U.S. Crackdown, Asks Authors for Forgiveness


With millions of regular visitors, Z-Library is one of the largest repositories of pirated books on the Internet. The site has nearly 12 million copies of books in its digital archive, which is shared with the world for free. Z-Library Crackdown.

[Webinar] NFTs and Brands in the Metaverse - December 6th, 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

JD Supra Law

Metaverse, NFTs, and virtual reality are buzzwords that not only shed a light on an exciting technological future, but also on the immense challenges right owners are facing in this new virtual world. How does the use of brands in the Metaverse relate to traditional brand protection strategies?

Even in the metaverse, women remain locked out of leadership roles

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Five early indicators on women in the metaverse reveal gender inequality—especially in the leadership creating and setting metaverse standards. Diversity and Inclusion High Tech & Internet Women & Leadership Organization Diversity


How to Ensure Your Retroactive Foreign Filing License Petition Isn’t Dismissed

IP Watchdog

As outlined in our article, The Good, the Bad and the Missing: Findings from a Review of the Data on Granted Retroactive Foreign Filing Licenses,’s s subscribers’ most searched patent petition type is for retroactive foreign filing licenses (RFFLs).

Freedom of Expression is Not A Loophole: Responding to the Government’s Inaccurate Defence of Mandated Payments for Links in Bill C-18

Michael Geist

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage opened its clause-by-clause review of Bill C-18 on Friday with some extensive questions about the scope of coverage of the bill and the opportunity to vote on several amendments.

Spicy IP Weekly Review (November 16- November 21)


Here is our weekly review containing briefs of posts from the past week, 22 case summaries, and a few national and international IP developments. Do let us know in case you think we missed out on anything! Highlights of the Week. Pharmaceutical Trademark Confusion: Poison Pill or Public Health?

Google's "order delivery/takeout" results aren't misleading/TM infringement


Left Field Holdings v. Google LLC, 2022 WL 17072948, No. 22-cv-01462-VC (N.D. 18, 2022) Short opinion, summarized by the opening paragraph: The plaintiffs in this case don’t like how Google facilitates online orders from their restaurants.

The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 147: Canada’s Battle over Internet Streamers – A Cancon Story of Freedom of Expression, Algorithms and Cultural Policy

Michael Geist

The end for Bill C-11 at the Senate is drawing near as this week, Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez is scheduled to make a long awaited appearance followed by clause-by-clause review of the bill. The Senate hearings have been a model for legislative review.

Review of the “Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?” Netflix Documentary

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

In the mid-1990s, at the height of the Cola Wars , Pepsi ran an ad to introduce its “Pepsi Stuff” loyalty program, including a featured prize of a Harrier Jet for 7M points–a ridiculously high number that was supposed to signal that it was a joke. Watch the ad.

OpenSky: ‘There Was No Harm’ Stemming From Offer to Manipulate VLSI Proceedings

IP Watchdog

On November 17, patent owner VLSI Technology and petitioner OpenSky Industries each filed briefs at the U.S.

Accelerating data and analytics maturity in the US public sector

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

US public-sector agencies that have quickly and effectively advanced data and analytics capabilities offer lessons on how to embed data-driven decision making at all levels of government. Public & Social Sector Insights Public Sector Public & Social Sector United States

A General Analysis on Mergers And Acquisitions

IP and Legal Filings

Introduction. Corporate Structural changes consist of business combinations in the shape of mergers, amalgamations and takeovers as its key attribute. Merger and acquisitions have helped in the growth of the contemporary corporate sector worldwide.

Facilitating sustainable finance: An interview with Rachel Teo

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Developing countries will need assistance to fund their transition to a low-carbon economy—but this comes with enormous opportunities and the potential for innovation in areas such as blended finance. Videos Asia-Pacific Leadership Managing in Uncertainty


Disclaimers May Not Be Used to Shapeshift Claims

JD Supra Law

CUPP COMPUTING AS v. TREND MICRO INC. OPINION] - Before Dyk, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: Patent Owners cannot attempt to narrow claims by disclaiming claim scope during an IPR proceeding. By: Knobbe Martens

Best of 2011: Sun, Oracle, Microsoft, Google, trademark, patents, copyright and David Boies

Likelihood of Confusion

First posted September 28, 2011. There’s a lot going on, conceptually, in this article entitled “The $800M question: What’s the difference between trademark and copyright?”

This Week at the Ninth: Trademarks and Service

JD Supra Law

This week, the Ninth Circuit digs into the Lanham Act, addressing what happens when two businesses have a similar name and interpreting the statute’s provision for serving foreign registrants. By: Morrison & Foerster LLP - Left Coast Appeals

Patentability in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

A patent is an exclusive right granted to the owner of an invention, that allows him to prevent others from making, using, or selling the invention without the consent of the owner. The patent law in India is governed by The Patent Act, 1999 (hereinafter referred to as the Act).

Patent Poetry: Definitions in Patent Incorporated by Reference Don’t Invalidate Patent

JD Supra Law

The Federal Circuit has ruled that the definition of a claim term in a patent incorporated by reference into the patent at issue doesn’t limit the claims in the patent at issue. In Finjan LLC v. ESET, LLC, Finjan sued Eset claiming that Eset infringed several Finjan patents. By: AEON Law

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The Science of Storytelling

Velocity of Content

Neal Baer is a Harvard-trained pediatrician and a producer and writer for hit TV shows ER , Law and Order: Special Victims Unit , and Designated Survivor.

On the Examination Criteria for Divisional Applications for Utility Model

JD Supra Law

Mostly, the examiners examine whether a divisional application for utility model is accepted or not following the examination criteria consistent with those for the examination of a divisional application for invention.

The Titanium Economy: Emerging stronger in the face of disruption

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

American industrial technology companies offer lessons on building resilience and adopting a through-cycle mindset in times of economic uncertainty. Advanced Electronics Insights Manufacturing Industrial high tech Innovation Macroeconomics Managing in Uncertainty

Strategies for Dealing With Rejection for Utility Model Application

JD Supra Law

As more things are considered and stricter standards are applied in the examination of utility model applications, it has become not rare that some utility model applications are rejected. How to deal with a rejection for a utility model application?

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What matters: How to scale advanced analytics in corporate functions

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Organizations are starting to embrace advanced analytics as a core pillar of innovation within their general and administrative functions. Insights on Operations Operations Analytics Service operations


Patent Poetry: USPTO Issues Sua Sponte Decision on IPR Abuse

JD Supra Law

Katherine Vidal, the director of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a 52-page sua sponte decision dealing with issues of sanctionable misconduct in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. Sua sponte” means “of one’s own accord; voluntarily.”

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Justices Agree To Hear Jack Daniel's Dog Toy TM Case

IP Law 360

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by Jack Daniel's of a decision that a parody dog toy called "Bad Spaniels" does not infringe the liquor maker's trademarks

Federal Circuit to Review District of Delaware Chief Judge’s Litigation Funding Orders

JD Supra Law

To enforce his Standing Order requiring third-party litigation funding disclosures, Chief Judge Colm Connolly sua sponte directed the non-practicing entity plaintiff in Nimitz Technologies LLC v.

Roland Wins $4.6M In Drum Programming Patent Row

IP Law 360

A federal judge on Monday signed off on a $4.6 million jury verdict that Japanese audio tech giant Roland Corp. won against a smaller U.S.-based based rival, capping off a 10-day jury trial in Miami over electric drumming technology

Once You’re In, You’re In, Amending Claims Addressing an Instituted Ground Allows for More Unrelated Amendments

JD Supra Law

AMERICAN NATIONAL v. SLEEP NUMBER CORPORATION [OPINION]- PRECEDENTIAL - Before Stoll, Schall, and Cunningham. Appeal from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Nos. IPR2019-00497 and IPR2019?00500. 00500. By: Knobbe Martens