Sat.Nov 19, 2022 - Fri.Nov 25, 2022

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3 Count: Twitter Troubles

Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Twitter’s Broken Its Copyright Strike System, Users Are Uploading Full Movies.

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Britain’s Proposed Approach to Text and Data Mining (TDM) for AI: How Not to do It (A Lesson for Canada and Others).

Hugh Stephens Blog

Last month I wrote about the emerging phenomena of AI-generated art through widely available programs such as DALL-E 2, Stable Diffusion and others, and of the threat they pose to artists, designers, photographers and others who depend on the protection of copyright to earn their livelihood.

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Z-Library’s Tor Network Site Has Also Gone Offline

TorrentFreak

With nearly 12 million books, Z-Library advertised itself as the largest repositories of pirated books on the Internet. The site had millions of regular readers who found a wealth of free knowledge and entertainment at their fingertips. This reign ended abruptly two weeks ago when the U.S.

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Dismissing Digital News Outlets: Liberal MP Claims Online News Services Don’t Report News

Michael Geist

Since its introduction last spring, online news outlets have expressed fears that Bill C-18, the Online News Act, will primarily benefit large incumbent news organizations.

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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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The Copyright Challenge with Mastodon

Plagiarism Today

As most people already know, Twitter has had a very tumultuous few weeks. Since Elon Musk purchased the company and made himself CEO, the company has been the subject of a massive layoff, an exodus of employees and a slew of other controversies.

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That great, free First Amendment thing (Best of 2017)

Likelihood of Confusion

First published July 24, 2017. I was recently, and very briefly, the toast of whatever for my efforts in making the world safe for nasty trademark registrations under the banner. The post That great, free First Amendment thing (Best of 2017) appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

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Think Like a USPTO Trademark Examiner Does

Erik K Pelton

What does an examiner at the USPTO consider when they review a trademark application? And how does it impact drafting and filing an application to register a trademark? Learn more in this episode from former USPTO examiner Erik Pelton.

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3 Count: Wriggling Worms

Plagiarism Today

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Shenseea Hit With Second Copyright Lawsuit For US$450,000 Over ‘Foreplay’ Video.

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United Therapeutics Corp. v. Liquidia Technologies, Inc. - Tyvaso® (Treprostinil)

JD Supra Law

Case Name: United Therapeutics Corp. Liquidia Technologies, Inc., 20-755-RGA, 2022 WL 3910252 (D. 31, 2022) (Andrews, J.) Drug Product and Patent(s)-in-Suit: Tyvaso® (treprostinil); U.S. Patents Nos. 9,593,066 (“the ’066 patent”) and 10,716,793 (“the ’793 patent”). By: Robins Kaplan LLP

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Jack Daniel’s Will Get Its Shot at SCOTUS Review Against Dog Toy Maker

IP Watchdog

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday granted a petition filed in August this year by Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc.

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The Benefits of Trademark Monitoring

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video The Benefits of Trademark Monitoring. Trademark monitoring is a tremendous tool in the toolkit for brand owners.

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Pirate Sites Calling Themselves Libraries are Pirate Sites

The Illusion of More

I know I’m arriving late to this party.

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Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd. v. Teva Pharms. USA, Inc.

JD Supra Law

Case Name: Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd. Teva Pharms. USA, Inc., 18-390 (MN), 2022 WL 3562555 (D. 18, 2022) (Noreika, J.) Drug Product and Patent(s)-in-Suit: Velphoro® (sucroferric oxyhydroxide); U.S. Patent No. 9,561,251 (“the ’251 patent”). By: Robins Kaplan LLP

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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 25: Seventh Circuit Nixes Publicity Claim Against Subscriber List Sale, Copyright Office and USPTO Announce NFT Study, and Alia Moses Takes Over as Chief Judge of Western Texas

IP Watchdog

This week in Other Barks & Bites: U.S. District Judge Alia Moses officially takes over as the Chief Judge as the Western District of Texas; the U.S.

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Movie Studios Awarded $51.6m Piracy Damages Against IPTV Service Nitro TV

TorrentFreak

In April 2020, Columbia Pictures, Amazon Content Services, Disney Enterprises, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment, plus three companies owned by Universal, filed a copyright infringement complaint at a California district court.

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Copyright and Classical Music: Not the Best Fusion?

SpicyIP

We’re pleased to bring to our readers a guest post by Akshat Agrawal on the recent Kantara – copyright issue that’s been on the news. Akshat Agrawal is an LLM student at Berkeley Law specialising in IP policy.

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Retailer has standing to assert Lanham Act false advertising claims against its own supplier

43(B)log

AHBP LLC v. Lynd Co., SA-22-CV-00096-XR, 2022 WL 17086368 (W.D. 18, 2022) Lexmark provides standing to a purchaser because the harms it alleged are “commercial” harms.

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NYIPLA Tells Supremes IP Lawyers Need Attorney-Client Privilege for Dual-Purpose Communications

IP Watchdog

The New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) filed an amicus brief last Thursday in the U.S. Supreme Court in In re Grand Jury.

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Police Tracked Traffic of All National ISPs to Catch Pirate IPTV Users

TorrentFreak

Over the past two decades, pirate sites and services frequented by millions of users have been shut down following legal action. No longer useful for spreading files, many were repurposed to spread fear. In the wake of Hollywood’s 2005 win at the U.S.

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Book Review: ‘The Truth Pill: The Myth of Drug Regulation in India’

SpicyIP

We are thrilled to review Prashant Reddy’s new book on the Indian drug regulatory system! Co-authored with Dinesh Thakur their book – The Truth Pill – The Myth of Drug Regulation in India was released this October.

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USPTO and FDA Continue to Focus on Patent Quality in the Pharmaceutical Industry

JD Supra Law

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Using IP.com to Uncover Sustainable Solutions for Your Company

IP.com

The post Using IP.com to Uncover Sustainable Solutions for Your Company appeared first on IP.com - IP Innovation and Analytics. Innovation

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Piracy App PikaShow’s Insane TV Stunt Reached Millions But Will End Badly

TorrentFreak

Late 2011, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom published a promo video that surprised even the most hardened file-sharers.

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Trickle-Down Streaming Mechanical Royalties Will be Be Up for Discussion

The Trichordist

A five year rate requires a cost of living adjustment. Chris Castle Copyright Office Copyright Royalty Board Frozen Mechanicals Songwriter News Songwriter Rights streaming meltdown

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In the Eyes of the Law, Driving Simulation Games Are Works of Art

JD Supra Law

Sometimes, the best place to determine whether a work qualifies as art is in a courtroom. In a recent decision, Judge John H.

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Literature Monitoring: A Critical Tool for Pharmacovigilance in Life Sciences

Velocity of Content

For life science companies of any size, the detection, assessment, and prevention of adverse effects of their products/devices is not only important for maintaining patient safety, consumer trust, and overall market share, but also essential to ensuring they are in compliance with the requirements of the FDA, EMA and other regulatory bodies.

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Z-Library Responds to U.S. Crackdown, Asks Authors for Forgiveness

TorrentFreak

With millions of regular visitors, Z-Library is one of the largest repositories of pirated books on the Internet. The site has nearly 12 million copies of books in its digital archive, which is shared with the world for free. Z-Library Crackdown.

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Even in the metaverse, women remain locked out of leadership roles

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Five early indicators on women in the metaverse reveal gender inequality—especially in the leadership creating and setting metaverse standards. Diversity and Inclusion High Tech & Internet Women & Leadership Organization Diversity

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[Audio] Disrupting Systemic Economic Injustice in the Startup Ecosystem, with Resilient Ventures' Tom Droege and Keith Daniel

JD Supra Law

Keith Daniel and Tom Droege saw a problem in the startup and investment community - Black founders are not on equal ground when trying to build a business. They saw it in their interactions with founders and investors, but they also looked at it from a historical context.

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[Guest post] Can the owner of an artistic work convert it into an NFT for its use in the Metaverse?

The IPKat

A few days ago The IPKat reported on the injunction issued by the Rome Court of First Instance regarding the unauthorized minting of NFTs from a trade mark perspective.

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Google Ordered to Remove Pirate Site Domains From U.S. Search Results

TorrentFreak

Legal action filed last week by two Arizona-based companies aims to prevent pirate sites distributing their content. That’s not unusual in itself but the case is far from ordinary. Founded in 2005, CP Productions, Inc.

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Delhi High Court on “Fly Higher” in Frankfinn v. Vistara

SpicyIP

In Frankfinn Aviation Service Private Limited v. Tata SIA Airlines , the Delhi High Court vacated the ex parte interim injunction (granted vide order dated 21 January 2022) where the High Court restrained Vistara from using “Fly Higher” in its advertisements, logos etc.

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The U.S. Copyright Office and USPTO Announce a Joint Study on NFT-Related IP Issues

JD Supra Law

Yesterday, the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a joint study on IP issues related to NFTs. By: Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

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No Billion Dollar Bonus: Officials Admit Most Bill C-11 Funding Isn’t New and Will Still Be Controlled by Foreign Streamers

Michael Geist

Canadian Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez and department officials appeared before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications yesterday on Bill C-11.

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TeaTV, BeeTV & CyberFlix Make Movie Piracy Easy; The Hard Bit Comes Next

TorrentFreak

In the early days of file-sharing, many of those involved couldn’t believe that music could be downloaded for free. Today, many pirates not only expect more, they demand more, and get it too.

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A Copyright Alliance Thanksgiving 2022

Copyright Alliance

It’s been over seven years now since I first took on the role as CEO of the Copyright Alliance. For most of those seven years, during the Thanksgiving season, I’ve […]. The post A Copyright Alliance Thanksgiving 2022 appeared first on Copyright Alliance. Education