Sun.Sep 18, 2022

ISP Hopes to Defeat Record Labels’ Piracy Liability Claims at Trial


Three years ago, several of the world’s largest music companies including Warner Bros. and Sony Music sued Internet Provider Grande Communications. The recording labels accused the ISP, which is owned by Astound, of not doing enough to stop pirating subscribers.

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Amid Opposition, WTO Set to Debate Extending TRIPS Waiver to Therapeutics, Diagnostics

IP Watchdog

With the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) set to meet informally on Monday, September 19, to discuss extending a waiver of IP rights for COVID-19 vaccine-related technology to diagnostics and therapeutics, the U.S.


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“Yes We Brand!”

Likelihood of Confusion

Bloomberg News reports that “my generation”‘s President is every bit as thoroughly modern as you’d expect. In other words, no unauthorized drawing down of his icon-equity will be permitted: White. The post “Yes We Brand!”

Nokia hails licensing surge; Audio codec pool to launch; Vossius and Brinkhof create UPC JV; Court time lags nix Fintiv denials; Top IP firms honoured; plus much more

IAM Magazine

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days

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.

Where Were We?

The Art Law Blog

A few people have been kind enough to ask if everything was ok given the long radio silence around here. Everything is fine -- I've just had the growing sense that Twitter has killed blogging. I still feel that's the case and, as sweet and pleasant and non-toxic as things are over there, I have no intention of getting into the tweeting game.

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Comments on Adobe’s 2022 Emoji Usage Trends Survey

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

[The Internet you know and love is on life support after an awful NetChoice v. Paxton Fifth Circuit opinion and the enactment of two California laws, AB 2273 and AB 587. I’ve written so much about those bills that I don’t have anything new to add today, and a blog post on NetChoice v.