Sat.Apr 22, 2023 - Fri.Apr 28, 2023

article thumbnail

3 Count: Legit Torrents

Plagiarism Today

The Thinking Out Loud trial begins, fan fiction author sues Amazon and the Tolkien estate and Legit Torrents calls it quits. The post 3 Count: Legit Torrents appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

article thumbnail

Celebrity TikTok Essay Expert Accused of Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

TikToker and Singaporean essay tutor Brooke Lim is facing allegations of plagiarism after her most recent essay featured copied text. The post Celebrity TikTok Essay Expert Accused of Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

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

article thumbnail

Fan Fiction Author Sues Amazon, Tolkien Estate

Plagiarism Today

A fan fiction author has filed a lawsuit against Amazon and the Tolkien Estate. Does the case have any chance at all? The post Fan Fiction Author Sues Amazon, Tolkien Estate appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

article thumbnail

2023 Federal Circuit Case Summaries

Intellectual Property Law Blog

We are excited to share Sheppard Mullin’s inaugural quarterly report on key Federal Circuit decisions. The Spring 2023 Quarterly Report provides summaries of most key patent law-related decisions from January 1, 2023 to March 31, 2023. Click here to read more.

Reporting 262
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

Beware the Law of Unintended Consequences: The Push for Statutory Remuneration for Korean Writers and Directors Working on Streaming Projects could do more Harm than Good

Hugh Stephens Blog

Copyright is very simple as a concept yet can be quite complex when it comes to actual implementation. This is why careful negotiation of contractual terms is important for rights-holders.

Law 246

More Trending

article thumbnail

A Literal Case of Textbook Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

New textbooks distributed by the Bolivian Ministry of Education feature plagiarized drawings on the cover. Here's what's next. The post A Literal Case of Textbook Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

article thumbnail

AI Technology – Governance and Risk Management: Why Your Employee Policies and Third-Party Contracts Should be Updated

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Use of AI technology can impact your rights and liabilities in ways that may not even occur to you. And whether you are aware of it or not, your employees and vendors may be using generative AI tools in the performance of their duties in ways that can significantly impact you. The FTC has made clear that ignorance is not bliss when it comes to your liability associated with use of these tools.

article thumbnail

Women, Literature, and Copyright: Holding up Half the Sky (World IP Day)

Hugh Stephens Blog

There is a well-known Chinese saying, attributed to Mao Zedong, that “women hold up half the sky”.

Copyright 246
article thumbnail

WIPO publishes Guide to Patent Case Management for Judges

The IPKat

BusyBee - part Kat, part bee, all honey, no sting With spring slowly awakening northern Europe, the AmeriKat's friend, BusyBee, is starting to emerge and with it he brings news of a new WIPO publication. Last Friday, WIPO published An International Guide to Patent Case Management for Judges. The Guide, which is billed as " comprehensive and, at the same time, accessible " sets out the different stages of patent litigation in 10 patent jurisdictions including Australia (led by Justice (ret) Annab

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

3 Count: Where Credit is Due

Plagiarism Today

Ed Sheeran testifies in Thinking Out Loud trial, Beijing court sides with software firm and Spotify discusses music and AI. The post 3 Count: Where Credit is Due appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

article thumbnail

The Bill C-11 Compromise That Never Came

Michael Geist

The long legislative road of Bill C-11 comes to an end later today as nearly 2 1/2 years after the original Bill C-10 was first tabled in the House of Commons by then-Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, the Senate will vote to approve the bill. I’ve been asked repeatedly this week about what now lies ahead, but I think it is worth one more look back.

article thumbnail

Exploring opportunities in the generative AI value chain

McKinsey Operations

Generative AI is giving rise to an entire ecosystem, from hardware providers to application builders, that will help bring its potential for business to fruition.

Business 145
article thumbnail

1337x’s Search is Broken, Can’t Find Recent Torrents

TorrentFreak

1337x.to is the go-to destination for many seasoned BitTorrent users. The site has been around for fifteen years and is home to many reputable uploaders. Over the years 1337x has steadily climbed through the ranks, building a stable and loyal userbase. With over 60 million monthly visits to its main domain name, 1337x is currently the second most used torrent site , trailing only behind YTS.mx, while beating The Pirate Bay.

Copyright 132
article thumbnail

3 Count: Ghost Non-Writer

Plagiarism Today

Ghostwriter drops AI Bad Bunny track, Bollywood film faces major leaks and Portuguese pirate site shutters abruptly. The post 3 Count: Ghost Non-Writer appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

article thumbnail

Europe’s Schizophrenia on Standard Essential Patents

IP Watchdog

The European Union is reportedly considering sweeping new regulations for the licensing and litigation of standard essential patents (SEPs), which make fair-minded observers wonder whether any sane adults are in charge at the European Commission (EC). The EU’s proposed new regulatory regime is scheduled to be released on April 26 by the Directorate for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission (EC).

Patent 131
article thumbnail

Helping banks think like tech companies

McKinsey Operations

Mambu co-founder Eugene Danilkis talks about how banks can approach core technology transformation and keep up with the fast pace of change, then offers his take on the future of human interaction.

article thumbnail

Minnesota’s Attempt to Copy California’s Constitutionally Defective Age Appropriate Design Code is an Utter Fail (Guest Blog Post)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

by guest blogger Jess Miers, Legal Advocacy Counsel at Chamber of Progress [Eric’s intro: last year I blogged about Minnesota’s flirtation with mandatory age verification. That proposal died, but it’s a new year and legislatures around the country are back with a bumper crop of proposals to kill the Internet.] This year is a glaring reminder of the consequences of passing terrible Internet policy through state legislatures.

Copying 127
article thumbnail

Importance of Due Diligence for Patent Practitioners and the US/China Economic War

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(b) imposes crucial responsibilities on patent applicants, attorneys, and agents. Documents submitted to the USPTO implicitly certify that: Statements made are true or are are believed to be true (based upon information and belief) and do not include any attempt to conceal a material fact; and That a reasonable inquiry was conducted to confirm that: (i) statements have no improper purposes, (ii) legal contentions are supported by existing law or valid arguments

article thumbnail

Speakers Conflict on Urgency of USPTO Changes to Accommodate AI in Invention Process

IP Watchdog

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held its East Coast Listening Session on AI Inventorship today, featuring both USPTO staff and patent stakeholder speakers contemplating possible approaches to patenting in a world in which generative artificial intelligence (AI) almost seems to have snuck up on everyone. While many speakers cautioned against moving too quickly to change the rules for AI-generated inventions, others warned that doing nothing could result in chaos for the USPTO and gra

Invention 131
article thumbnail

Economic conditions outlook during turbulent times, March 2023

McKinsey Operations

Executives’ enthusiasm for the economy rose—and then came back to earth. Meanwhile, concerns about financial-market volatility as a risk to growth have increased.

Marketing 143
article thumbnail

Movie & TV Giants Want Australia to Introduce DNS Blocking to Prevent Piracy

TorrentFreak

The Australian government’s review of copyright enforcement measures aims to ensure that responses to infringement are “appropriate, effective and proportionate.” The Attorney-General’s Department released an issues paper for public consultation late 2022, presenting a golden opportunity for rightsholders to explain why measures they fought so hard for are no longer fit for purpose.

Cinema 123
article thumbnail

Guidance on Patenting Inventions with AI Contributions

Patently-O

The following are my remarks given on April 25, 2023 to the USPTO as part of their AI listening session: by Dennis Crouch Members of the USPTO, and fellow participants of this AI Listening Session, thank you for inviting me here today and for taking time to consider these important issues. I want to also thank the prior speakers who have done a great job laying out many of the issues.

Invention 126
article thumbnail

Supreme Court Dodges AI Inventor Question with Denial of DABUS Case

IP Watchdog

One day before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is set to hold its first public listening session on AI inventorship, the U.S. Supreme Court today denied certiorari in the case of Thaler v. Vidal, which asked the Court to consider the question: “Does the Patent Act categorically restrict the statutory term ‘inventor’ to human beings alone?

Inventor 130
article thumbnail

To create lasting change, companies can draw on behavioral insights

McKinsey Operations

In transformations and capability-building efforts, leaders struggle to turn the data they collect into action. Behavioral insights can help create a bridge between information and results.

137
137
article thumbnail

High Court: YouTube-Ripping is Illegal. UK National Newspaper: Totally Legal

TorrentFreak

Given the popularity of YouTube and the huge number of websites and apps that allow people to rip music from the platform, the conflict surrounding ‘stream-ripping’ shouldn’t be underestimated. Downloading a track takes about the same time as a shrug of the shoulders followed by an internal “who cares?” Multiply that by hundreds of millions of people shrugging several times a week, and the answer is “the recording industry, big time.” Stream-Ripping and

Music 123
article thumbnail

House of Commons Standing Committee on Health meets for study of the PMPRB

JD Supra Law

The Standing Committee on Health (HESA) of the House of Commons met on Thursday, April 27, 2023, to begin its study of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB). The Committee first heard from the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos.

Patent 118
article thumbnail

What the Dominion Voting Systems Case Could Mean for the FOX NEWS Trademark

IP Watchdog

The Dominion Voting Systems lawsuit against Fox News attracted lots of attention. Claims of defamation, damages of $1.6 billion, the role of the First Amendment, and the press’ right to free speech were all key talking points around this lawsuit. What was not a part of these discussions were the implications to Fox’s trademark, FOX NEWS®. This case, even though it just settled, may have just cost Fox News a lot more than the $787.5 million settlement and the subsequent departure of Tucker Carlso

Trademark 124
article thumbnail

What is AI?

McKinsey Operations

Artificial intelligence is a machine’s ability to perform the cognitive functions we usually associate with human minds.

145
145
article thumbnail

Anti-Piracy Group Recruits Teens to Keep Up with Social Media Piracy Trends

TorrentFreak

Piracy is by no means exclusive to any particular generation but among the general public, it’s often associated with younger people. This notion may very well change over time as the Internet-native generation gets older. That said, younger people tend to be more open to change, also when it comes to piracy habits. Over the past two decades, new online piracy sites, apps and other consumption methods have emerged.