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The Challenge of Zombie Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

Halloween may be over, but a recent article has drawn attention to the problem of zombie plagiarism in academia. Here's what it is. The post The Challenge of Zombie Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Chided by the Canadian Federation of Library Associations for Defending Authors: What an Honour!

Hugh Stephens Blog

Image: Shutterstock All my life I have tried to behave well around librarians lest I be given a steely stare and be chided by the person on duty. I have tiptoed, suppressed coughs, and whispered in hushed tones. And generally, I have succeeded in avoiding reprimand. Until now. Lorisia McLeod, Chair of the Canadian Federation … Continue reading "Chided by the Canadian Federation of Library Associations for Defending Authors: What an Honour!

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Axonics, Inc. v. Medtronic, Inc. Nos. 2022-1532, 2022-1533, (Fed. Cir. August 7, 2023)

Intellectual Property Law Blog

This case addresses the ability of a petitioner in an IPR to present new evidence in a reply brief, particularly where the patent owner proposes a new claim construction in its patent owner response. Background Medtronic, Inc. (“Medtronic”) owns multiple patents relating to transcutaneous (i.e. through the skin) charging of implanted medical devices.

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Measuring the Competition

Erik K Pelton

Erik shares some key questions to ask yourself when choosing a trademark attorney. The post Measuring the Competition appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Erik shares some key questions to ask yourself when choosing a trademark attorney.

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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?

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Copyright, Trademark and the Future of Zero Punctuation

Plagiarism Today

The long-running YouTube series Zero Punctuation has come to an abrupt end. Here's what copyright and trademark law say about what is next. The post Copyright, Trademark and the Future of Zero Punctuation appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Cross-border enforcement of judgments – new mechanism comes into force 29 January 2024

JD Supra Law

A wide-ranging mechanism allowing for easier reciprocal enforcement of judgments in mainland China and Hong Kong will come into force on 29 January 2024. The new enforcement regime should reduce the need to re-litigate judgments.

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Trademark Application Checklist

Erik K Pelton

The Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) for new trademark applications contains a useful checklist which seems simple, but contains many layers and nuances, as Erik shares in this video. The post Trademark Application Checklist appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. The Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) for new trademark applications contains a useful checklist which seems simple, but contains many layers and nuances, as Erik shares in this video.

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Researcher Claims 2% of Published Papers Resemble Paper Mill Works

Plagiarism Today

Researcher Adam Day claims that, in a recent study, he found nearly 2% of published research papers resembled paper mill works. The post Researcher Claims 2% of Published Papers Resemble Paper Mill Works appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Catching Up on AI and Other Topics With Roy Kaufman

Velocity of Content

Roy Kaufman is Managing Director, Business Development and Government Relations at CCC, where he participates in a wide range of copyright and licensing conversations internally and with many industry groups. We recently caught up with Roy for an industry update. CCC: Hi, Roy. What kinds of conversations are you having inside CCC and with external stakeholders about generative AI?

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Guest post by Hampole, Truffa & Wong: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: The Power of Female Peer Networks

Patently-O

Guest post by Menaka Hampole , Assistant Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management, Francesca Truffa , Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Ashley Wong , Assistant Professor of Economics, Tilburg University. This post is part of a series by the Diversity Pilots Initiative , which advances inclusive innovation through rigorous research.

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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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Patent Community Slams USPTO’s Rush to Retire Old Software Systems Despite Patent Center Problems

IP Watchdog

Numerous letters have been submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in recent weeks regarding the Office’s decision to retire Private PAIR and EFS-Web, the two main software systems used by patent applicants, on November 8. The organizations are urging the agency to delay the transition due to numerous bugs and missing features. Groups that have weighed in so far include the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the National Association of Patent Practitioners

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3 Count: Blue Moose

Plagiarism Today

OpenAI offers to pay for copyright lawsuits, cricket YouTube channel shuttered over copyright and ASCAP sues 12 restaurants over music. The post 3 Count: Blue Moose appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Intellectual Property Primer Series: Patent Basics

JD Supra Law

A patent does not give the owner the right to do anything. Rather, it gives the patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering to sell, and/or importing the claimed invention, which most commonly can be a device, method, chemical composition, or ornamental design.

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BitTorrent Pirates Won’t Receive ISP Warnings (It Will Be Something Worse)

TorrentFreak

Many copyright holders believe that if they’re able to communicate with pirates, a proportion will change their behavior. The tone of the messaging varies but legal consequences are typically found somewhere in the mix. When attempting to reach alleged BitTorrent pirates at scale, the immediate problem is accurate identification. While IP addresses can lead to an infringer or at least the person who pays the internet bill, it’s an expensive process when there’s no intention to

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FTC’s 100-Patent Orange Book Challenge Creates Uncertainty for Pharma Patent Listings

IP Watchdog

On October 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters to 10 pharmaceutical companies notifying them of the agency’s intent to challenge allegedly improper patent listings in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Orange Book. While the FTC argues that improperly listed patents can delay consumer access to affordable generics, some have questioned whether the FTC’s regulatory action could slow the development of new treatments, which would in turn delay access to new generics.

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3 Count: Top Gun Summary

Plagiarism Today

Paramount continues to battle Top Gun case, FTC files AI comments with the Copyright Office and Lynn Goldsmith details legal fight costs. The post 3 Count: Top Gun Summary appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Infographic | Patented scientific and medical innovations

Olartemoure Blog

DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM EP2444004B1 Inventors: Dr. Frederick Moll and Dr. Robert Assignee: Intuitive Surgical Operations Inc Date of patent: Mar. 2 nd , 2016 The Da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical platform used for minimally invasive surgery. It enables surgeons to perform complex procedures with enhanced precision. The system is patented for its innovative technology and has transformed various surgical disciplines.

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FBI & Austria’s C4 Hit Z-Library With a Massive New Wave of Domain Seizures

TorrentFreak

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the United States government’s crackdown on Z-Library , one of the world’s largest shadow libraries. With legal proceedings underway in the United States, authorities have not given up trying to take Z-Library down. One of the site’s primary login domains, singlelogin.me, was seized alongside other domains early May this year.

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USPTO Delays Retirement of Old Systems on Eve of Patent Center Transition

IP Watchdog

On the heels of a report published Sunday by IPWatchdog, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today that they will be postponing the transition to Patent Center—the tool meant to replace legacy systems, EFS-Web and Private PAIR—until November 15. The stated goal of the delay is “to better respond to and incorporate additional valuable stakeholder feedback into the Patent Center system,” according to a blog post published today by USPTO Commissioner for Patents, Vaishali Udupa.

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3 Count: Hollywood Accounting

Plagiarism Today

Bohemian Rhapsody screenwriter settles with the studio, India moves to remove pirated movies, and PropllerAds hits back at the MPA. The post 3 Count: Hollywood Accounting appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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The Briefing: AI Training and Copyright Infringement: Lessons from the Ross Intelligence Case

The IP Law Blog

Thomson Reuters sued Ross Intelligence for using its content to train its AI technology. Scott Hervey and Tara Sattler talk about this copyright dispute on this installment of The Briefing. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel or listen to this podcast episode here.

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[Video] The Future of Virtual Reality in Sports with Bob Tetiva, Founder & CEO, Sense Arena

JD Supra Law

In this episode of “Lawyers With Game,” hosts Darius Gambino and Brian Landry from Saul Ewing’s Video Gaming & Esports Practice talk to Bob Tetiva, Founder and CEO of Sense Arena, a virtual reality training platform for elite hockey and tennis players. Bob explains how the training tool uses VR technology to enhance an athlete’s reaction time, decision-making and multitasking skills.

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Senate IP Subcommittee Mulls PREVAIL Act Proposals for PTAB Reform

IP Watchdog

The Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property held a hearing today featuring witnesses who weighed in on the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership (PREVAIL) Act, which was introduced in June by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI). Today’s was the sixth hearing of the IP Subcommittee this year.

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Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Bob’s Burgers

Plagiarism Today

Bob Belcher may be best known as a nice, polite every man. But what happens when he becomes the victim of plagiarism by Jimmy Pesto? The post Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Bob’s Burgers appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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Alleged Co-Inventor Not Bringing Home the Bacon This Time

The IP Law Blog

Many of us have said, “Bacon makes everything better.” Can you imagine the accolades someone would receive if they contributed to an invention that improves bacon? Well, it turns out that not all contributions count when it comes to being an inventor of a patent for a better method of precooking bacon. The dispute arose between HIP, Inc. (“HIP”) and Hormel Foods Corporation (“Hormel”) related to work on a joint project.

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Infographic | Best Lawyers ranking

Olartemoure Blog

Carlos R. Olarte Partner INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW LIFE SCIENCES PRACTICE Juan G. Moure Partner INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW Alexander Agudelo Partner LIFE SCIENCES PRACTICE J. Felipe Acosta Partner | Litigation and ADR Director INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW La entrada Infographic | Best Lawyers ranking se publicó primero en OlarteMoure | Intellectual Property.

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Should you need at least a 4-year scientific degree to be a patent attorney?

The IPKat

Earlier this year, the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) proposed a radical raising of the admission requirements for the European patent attorney qualifying examinations (EQEs). Epi proposed that, to maintain the quality of European patents, there should be no admission to the EQE without at least a 4 year scientific degree.

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3 Count: Z-Library Seizure

Plagiarism Today

FBI and C4 seize more Z-Library domains, Nigerian film star wins injunction over her image and Newspapers seek AI reform in Japan. The post 3 Count: Z-Library Seizure appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

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CAFC Orders Review of Extrinsic Evidence to Determine Proper Limit of Claimed pH Range

IP Watchdog

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a precedential decision in Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. vacating an infringement judgment against Mylan in the Northern District of West Virginia. The Federal Circuit remanded the case for further consideration of extrinsic evidence from chemistry textbooks to determine the proper meaning of the claim term “a pH of 13 or higher.

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Relentless Genshin Impact Leakers Face Cognosphere’s Attorneys Yet Again

TorrentFreak

New figures published by CharlieIntel predict that free-to-play, action role-playing game Genshin Impact, will have 63 million players in November alone. These impressive figures suggest that the game’s developers give gamers want they want but for a significant subset of Genshin Impact players with specific needs, that itch has to be scratched elsewhere.

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Spotify changes its method for paying royalties

Olartemoure Blog

Spotify, has announced a major change to its royalty model that will take effect in 2024, generating discussion and debate throughout the music community. The most prominent change is the introduction of a 1,000 plays threshold for tracks to be eligible for royalty payments. While this has raised concerns, it is argued that this threshold could benefit artists, especially emerging artists, by ensuring more meaningful compensation for their work.

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Lewis Brisbois Knocks Down Privilege Claim In TM Suit

IP Law 360

A Texas federal judge on Monday granted a motion from Lewis Brisbois to force a lawyer to answer certain deposition questions in connection with a lawsuit accusing him of taking part in a conspiracy to infringe the BigLaw firm's trademark, rejecting his argument that conversations he had with his clients were shielded by the attorney-client privilege.

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The Slants: Denouement

Likelihood of Confusion

Victory has a hundred fathers [link] — Likelihood ®© Blog (@likely2confuse) June 19, 2017 Now let’s name some of them. Because while I have many thoughts and learned many things. The post The Slants: Denouement appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

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Where Are All the Trolls at the CCB?

The Illusion of More

A lot of world-shaking events have occurred since 2018, when the CASE Act was introduced for the purpose of creating a small-claim copyright alternative, now known as the Copyright Claims Board (CCB). After a pandemic, an attempted coup d’ etat, and other jaw-dropping moments, it’s easy to forget all the ululating noise produced by the […] The post Where Are All the Trolls at the CCB?

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A Critical Analysis Of Divorce By Mutual Consent Across Different Religious Laws

IP and Legal Filings

INTRODUCTION India is a country of a very diverse culture. There are billions of people who are governed by the same set of territorial laws when it comes to administrative functions like taxes, contracts and even criminal offences. But, when it comes to personal laws regarding culture, the India constitution is very vast in terms of how it has laid down different rules for different cultures.

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