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Plagiarism Today

For independent creators, every hour spent working on one’s copyright is an hour not spent on creating new work or running their business. As such, many creators either neglect their work’s copyright protection or pay someone else to handle it, often at great cost.

Cheat Seller AimJunkies Uses Subpoenas to Fire Back at Bungie


Last summer, Bungie filed a complaint at a federal court in Seattle, accusing of copyright and trademark infringement, among other things. The same accusations were also made against Phoenix Digital Group, the alleged creators of the Destiny 2 cheating software.


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3 Count: Lit Appeal

Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Music Producer Challenges Copyright Infringement Claims Over Hit Rap Song.

Brazil’s New IPTV Anti-Piracy Blocking Plan Prepares to Bypass Judiciary


Despite taking significant action to reduce all kinds of online piracy, Brazil remains on the United States Trade Representative’s ‘ Watch List ‘ Lack of effort doesn’t appear to be the problem, however.

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.

UK Law and Artificial Intelligence

Velocity of Content

This article originally ran on The Scholarly Kitchen on 25 July. Reprinted with permission.

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Where Was the Board? AdRev and YouTube Play Essential Supporting Roles in one of the Biggest YouTube Scams According to Billboard’s Reporting by @wordsbykristin

The Trichordist

By Chris Castle And that’s saying a lot. Thanks to first-class investigative reporting by Kristin Robinson at Billboard, the story of what looks to be one of the… Read more "Where Was the Board?

Last Week In The Federal Circuit (August 1-5): An (Artificially) Intelligent Decision On Inventorship

JD Supra Law

From facial-recognition technology to voice assistants and self-driving cars, artificial intelligence these days is pretty remarkable. But according to our latest case of the week, there’s at least one thing AI can’t do: be listed as an inventor on a patent application. to Exhibit at IPO 2022 Annual Meeting

We’re excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the IPO Annual Meeting this September! If you plan to attend, stop by to see an overview of our. The post to Exhibit at IPO 2022 Annual Meeting appeared first on - IP Innovation and Analytics. Newsroom

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For patent protection, "it's never too late" does not apply

JD Supra Law

A recurring decision facing many businesses is how to best protect the technology it creates. One can always try to keep technology “secret,” but that is often not possible, particularly with methods or devices that will be marketed and sold to the public.

How to make ESG real

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

While ESG is likely to evolve both in substance and name in the coming years, its underlying impulse is here to say. Here’s how companies can take a more systematic and rewarding approach to ESG. Insights on Sustainability Strategy Sustainability


Control is Key: The Key is Control

JD Supra Law

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Federal Circuit Snubs Applicant’s Attempt to ‘Recapture’ Ineligible Subject Matter via Reissue

IP Watchdog

The U.S.

Federal Circuit Affirms Patent Inventors Must Be Human, Not AI

JD Supra Law

On August 5, 2022, in Thader v. Vidal, the Federal Circuit affirmed that patent inventors must be natural persons, rejecting a technologist's attempt to name an artificial intelligence as the sole inventor on patent applications. By: Jones Day

Trade Secrets are More Important than Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents Say R&D-Active Companies in Seldom-Cited NSF Study

IP Close Up

A National Science Foundation study released in 2021 about the value businesses place on various IP rights found that organizations that conduct significant R&D place a higher Continue reading.

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More on Professor Sarnoff's Perspective on Tillis Patent Eligibility Bill

JD Supra Law

As promised in our earlier post (see "Professor Sarnoff Provides His Perspective on Tillis Bill"), here we turn to Professor Joshua Sarnoff's thoughts on the portions of Senator Thom Tillis' (R-NC) bill regarding diagnostic method patents.

Law 82 to Exhibit at IPWatchdog Live

September is going to be a busy month at! We’ll be exhibiting in the Innovation Lounge at the IPWatchdog Live event. If you plan to attend, stop by. The post to Exhibit at IPWatchdog Live appeared first on - IP Innovation and Analytics. Newsroom

Federal Circuit Agrees With The USPTO On Inventors: Only Human, After All

JD Supra Law

The Federal Circuit made headlines when it affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia’s holding that an artificial intelligence (AI) cannot qualify as an “inventor” under the Patent Act – only (human) “individuals” can. By: MoFo Tech

Investing in data management is a hot topic in corporate agenda

Olartemoure Blog

Worldwide, on 2022 companies are planning to invest over US$1M on privacy initiatives, resulting in the fact that companies with higher revenues tend to invest larger sums. Data protection regulations applies to all companies or entities that process personal data, regardless of their size.

“THE” End: The Ohio State University Registers “THE” Trademark


Ariel Goldberg is an incoming 1L JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) granted The Ohio State University trademark protection for the most common English word : “THE”.

A Short Explainer of Why California’s Social Media Addiction Bill (AB 2408) Is Terrible

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

It’s “burn-down-the-Internet” week on the blog, during which I am recapping three bad California bills that the California legislature is poised to enact. Monday, I covered AB 2273, the Age-Appropriate Design Code. Yesterday, I covered AB587, an editorial transparency law.

Forward Thinking on progress in science funding, immigration, and biosecurity with Alec Stapp

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The co-founder and co-CEO of a new think tank, the Institute for Progress, talks about its mission to accelerate scientific, technological, and industrial progress while safeguarding the future of humanity. Americas Innovation Disruptive Technology Strategy

Tweets are microblogging.

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Tweets are microblogging. appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION


Does ESG really matter—and why?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Although valid questions have been raised about ESG, the need for companies to understand and address their externalities is likely to become essential to maintaining their social license. Insights on Sustainability Climate change

How Can Blockchain Help Strengthen Intellectual Property Protection?


The functionality of blockchain platforms goes way beyond cryptocurrency.

Transformative Fair Use: Does Andy Warhol Qualify?

JD Supra Law

On March 28, 2022, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith, a case concerning whether Andy Warhol’s use of Lynn Goldsmith’s photograph of Prince (the musician) to create illustrations in his classic pop art style was fair use.

Heck with you, Disney!

Likelihood of Confusion

UP reports (hyperlink added): The Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Corp. has filed suit in Los Angeles federal court claiming the film, ‘Wild Hogs,’ stomps on its copyright. … But in its. The post Heck with you, Disney! appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Energy & Sustainability IP Updates — August 2022

JD Supra Law

What are well known trademarks?

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The name “Amul” has attained an iconic status in India. So much so that even if a third party uses the name Amul for goods other than dairy products, consumers will assume that it is still a product of the original proprietor.

USPTO Releases Study On Fintiv Denials

JD Supra Law

The USPTO released a study in June 2022 that analyzed the prevalence of Fintiv denials occurring between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2021.

Kickstart Engagement on Social Media for Artists With These Tips

Art Law Journal

Here’s a common scenario on social media for artists: You’re starting to grow a steady online following, but your audience isn’t commenting, liking or sharing your first few posts. So is it time to throw in the towel on social media and focus on other marketing strategies?

Patent Case Summaries - August 2022 #1

JD Supra Law

Thaler v. Vidal, No. 2021-2347 (Fed. 5, 2022). Opinion by Stark, joined by Moore and Taranto. Stephen Thaler develops and runs artificial intelligence (AI) systems that he believes generate patentable inventions.

Behind the deal: how IPValue snagged 5,000 Intel patents

Managing IP

The executive vice president of partnerships and acquisitions at the NPE explains how his company’s deal with Intel came to be. Default Interviews United States Patents IP Strategy

ABA Adopts Resolution Supporting Kessler Doctrine In IP Law

IP Law 360

The American Bar Association's House of Delegates has adopted a resolution supporting the use of the Kessler doctrine, which bars patent owners who have unsuccessfully sued a company for infringement from later suing that company's customers over the same products