Sat.Nov 18, 2023

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Garbage in, garbage out

Likelihood of Confusion

I moan constantly about Congress’s refusal to do its job and make policy decisions about trademark and copyright via legislation that reflect the technological and economic realities of our time, The post Garbage in, garbage out appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

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MPA Recognizes France, Italy and Philippines for Site Blocking Innovations


Website blocking has become the go-to anti-piracy measure for the entertainment industries when tackling pirate sites on the internet. The practice has been around for well over 15 years and has gradually expanded to more than forty countries around the world. Thus far, pirate site blocking is notably absent in the United States. However, American-funded forces are active elsewhere in the world to forge new blocking initiatives, through voluntary agreements or the courts.


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Photoplaza v Herbal Brands: cert petition from Ninth Cir. re personal jurisdiction over Amazon resellers in TM case

LexBlog IP

Question presented : Whether a seller whose products ship nationwide is subject to personal jurisdiction in every forum into which even one of its products is shipped. Factual background from petition: Respondent is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Arizona and is in the business of selling health and wellness products. Alleging that Petitioners unlawfully sold Respondent’s products through online storefronts on, Respondent brought suit against Petit

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Another Jawboning Case Fails in the 9th Circuit (But a TAFS Judge Doesn’t Like the Biden Administration)–Rogalinksi v. Meta

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

[I’m far behind in my blogging queue, especially with respect to the social media addiction rulings.] I previously summarized this case : Rogalinski made several posts about COVID. Facebook added “missing context” labels to two of them and removed another one. Rogalinski claims that Facebook “censored” him on behalf of the government, so he tries a standard jawboning lawsuit.

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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?