Sun.Feb 05, 2023

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Magnitude of Canada’s Piracy Problem “Nearly Impossible to Overstate”


According to at least one assessment, Canada is currently the third-best country in the world overall. When it comes to piracy issues, major U.S. rightsholders place Canada among the worst.

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Where Were You When “Happy Birthday to You” Was Found to Be in the Public Domain?

Likelihood of Confusion

Newly discovered evidence [according to a court filing] “proves conclusively that Happy Birthday has been in the public domain since no later than 1922.” ” At stake is the more than. The post Where Were You When “Happy Birthday to You” Was Found to Be in the Public Domain?


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Meet the New Republican Membership of the House IP Subcommittee

IP Watchdog

Following an incredibly contentious vote for Speaker of the House, it has taken some time for Congressional subcommittees to take shape.

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[Guest post] Under the influence: Influencer marketing – when private individuals become professionals and (potentially) responsible for IP infringements

The IPKat

The IPKat has received and is pleased to publish another guest contribution by Danish Katfriends Jakob Plesner Mathiasen , Hanne Kirk and Thit Nymand Nisbeth (all Gorrissen Federspiel) tackling influencer marketing from an IP perspective.

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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.

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Humira patent saga rundown; university ownership of student inventions; a filing shift from Delaware; new US trade secrets law; Novartis German injunction; 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

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Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2023-02-04

Barry Sookman

The Great Canadian Rip-Off | Prairie Dog [link] 2023-01-29 Yuga Says It Does Not Have ‘Copyright Registrations’ For Bored Apes [link] 2023-01-29 U.S.

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SpicyIP Weekly Review (January 31- February 5)


In the first week of the new month, here are our summaries of the 3 blogposts, 7 court orders and other national and international IP developments. Important IP cases that we’re missing out on? Especially from other High Courts? Please let us know so we can include them!

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