Sun.Jun 16, 2024

article thumbnail

From conceptual art to AI: On the Druet/Cattelan dispute and authorship of works made by someone other than the “author”

The IPKat

La Nona Ora When it comes to contemporary art, I must admit at the outset that there are fewer artists who I find more enticing, fun and provocative than Maurizio Cattelan [see here for the recent Comedian dispute in the US]. Having disclosed this “conflict” on my side, a few days ago the Paris Court of Appeal ruled (5 juin 2024 Cour d'appel de Paris RG n° 22/14922) in a dispute seeing, on the one hand and as defendant, Cattelan himself and, on the other hand and as claimant/appellant, sculptor

Art 138
article thumbnail

ACE Subpoenas Target IPTV Services, Piracy Apps, and Streaming Portals


The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment ( ACE ), arguably the world’s most active anti-piracy coalition, is backed by dozens of major rightsholders. The group is largely managed by the Motion Picture Association, which has requested many DMCA subpoenas on its behalf over the past few years. New Subpoena Round After the MPA’s former Chief of Global Content Protection Jan Van Voorn left for a new opportunity , ACE went quiet on the subpoena front.


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

USPTO Mid-Year Review 2024: New Rules Packages and What to Expect For the Second Half of 2024

IP Watchdog

The first half of 2024 was a busy time for rulemaking at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), with five different notices of proposed rulemaking. While the first three proposed rules packages are relatively straightforward and uncontroversial, the last two propose highly contentious rules that are likely to generate significant opposition.

article thumbnail

Lawyers in action

Likelihood of Confusion

Originally posted 2007-08-26 20:44:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterEngadget reports that UniquePhones’s iPhone unlock release has been impeded by lawyers doing their jobs. They can slow it, but they surely can’t stop it. It’s interesting to see this dance — usually played under the cover of things such as malware and other less-public processes — […] The post Lawyers in action appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

article thumbnail

Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

article thumbnail

Are You Better off Today Than You Were Five Years Ago? Selected comments on the MLC Redesignation: Monica Corton

The Trichordist

Monica Corton’s comment on the MLC redesignation has many great ideas to make it better.