The Implications of Intellectual Property Laws in the Tourism Industry

IP and Legal Filings

Intellectual property rights are statutory rights given to creators, inventors, and artists. The purpose of Intellectual Property Rights is to ensure that sufficient recognition is given to the creator’s work and skills, subsequently stimulating innovation and creativity in the country.

Protecting Application Programming Interfaces (API) Through Intellectual Property Laws

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Intellectual Property Protection over an API. There has been a long-standing debate about the different modes of safeguarding an API through the laws on patents, copyright, and trade secrets. It was regarded as being fair and permissible by the court of law.

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Announcing the 3rd Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law

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Shamnad Basheer’s 46th birth anniversary today, we at SpicyIP are proud to announce the third edition of the Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law. The past two years saw the competition being open to current law students. A photograph of Prof. (Dr.)

Intellectual Property Law: Year in Review 2021

JD Supra Law

Specification and Prosecution History Narrow the Plain Meaning of “0.001%.” The claim at issue included a concentration of 0.001% of PVP. The term’s plain meaning is 0.001% within one significant figure (i.e., 0.0005% to 0.10014%).

Nintendo’s Actions Demonstrate Our Intellectual Property Laws are Broken

JIPEL Copyright Blog

In the face of public backlash, Nintendo released a statement describing Slippi as a mod that violates their intellectual property. ROMs which are possessed or distributed without the copyright holders’ permission likely violate copyright law in various ways.

Book Review: Intellectual Property Law in China, 2nd Edition

The IPKat

The first edition of Intellectual Property Law in China (IPLCN) was the first of a bunch of goodies this Kat enthusiastically gathered from the incomparable IP library of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (MPI).

Call For Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review Vol. IV [Submit by December 31]

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We’re pleased to inform you that the NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review is inviting contributions to the fourth volume of the journal. For further details, please read the call for papers below: Call for Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Review (Vol.

65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference

Chicago IP

CT, the UIC John Marshall Law School Center is hosting its 65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. The State of IP Law & Policy. On November 4 th to November 5 th , from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference

LexBlog IP

CT, the UIC John Marshall Law School Center is hosting its 65th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. The State of IP Law & Policy. Intellectual PropertyOn November 4 th to November 5 th , from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

The Board Game Designers Guide to US Intellectual Property Law Cont. - Part 2

JD Supra Law

While board games, as well as game boards, parts, and certain methods of play, can be patented if they fulfill the strict requirements listed above, it is usually impractical to try and get a patent for a tabletop game. Originally published in Meeple Mountain, April 1 2022.

The Board Game Designers Guide to US Intellectual Property Law - Part 1

JD Supra Law

The laws involved in protecting board games are complicated. Various websites, forums, and Reddit threads attempt to answer questions from game designers on what they are allowed to do when designing their games, as well as how to protect certain aspects of their games.

Two New Intellectual Property Laws Now in Effect – at Least in Theory

McBayer IP Blog

More > Tags: CASE Act , Copyright , Intellectual Property , piracy , Protecting Lawful Streaming Act , streaming

Call for Papers: NALSAR’s Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law (IJIPL) Vol. 12 [Submit by November 20]

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We’re happy to inform you that NALSAR Hyderabad’s Indian Journal of Indian Intellectual Property Law (IJIPL) is inviting papers for publication in Volume 12 of the journal. Published annually, it is the combined endeavour of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and the N.C.

The Right of Publicity’s Place in Intellectual Property Law

Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property Journal Blog

1] This battle has frequently come through litigation in … The post The Right of Publicity’s Place in Intellectual Property Law appeared first on Chicago-Kent | Journal of Intellectual Property. By: Cameron Verbeke A longstanding feud between the NCAA and its student-athletes may finally be coming to an end. Recently, the NCAA Board of Governors’ voted to recommend that student-athletes be allowed compensation for use of their name and likeness. [1]

The Chicken Sandwich Wars: A Sampling of Intellectual Property Law in the Fast Food Industry

LexBlog IP

A 2015 court case and trade secret law help shed some light on this question. Trade secret law has become the protection of choice over patent law for recipes in the food industry because a trade secret can grant proprietary rights in perpetuity while a patent only lasts for 20 years.

HOW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CAN SOLVE LITIGATION SURROUNDING THE HATCH-WAXMAN ACT BROUGHT BY THE COURT’S DECISION IN BRAEBURN V. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION

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In fact, over the centuries, patent law has developed a formal approach for evaluating a product’s “innovation.” The FDA can find comfort knowing that the law, particularly intellectual property (IP) law, has already defined “innovation.” By: Eddy Atallah.

PUMA Sues Competitor for Alleged Trademark and Patent Infringement

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

1125 and Trademark Infringement under Indiana Common Law. Attorney's Fees Damages Design Patent Intellectual Property Law Patent Infringement Trademark Infringement Unfair CompetitionIndianapolis, Indiana – The Plaintiffs, PUMA SE and PUMA North America Inc.

Thrivent Sues for Alleged Trademark Infringement

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

1125 and Trademark Infringement under Indiana Common Law. Attorney's Fees Civil Procedure False Designation of Origin Indiana State Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Infringement Unfair Competition

The TELAH Foundation Alleges Copyright and Trademark Infringement in Lawsuit

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

d/b/a The Telah Foundation (the “Foundation”) own the intellectual property rights for the following (hereinafter “The Works”): Audio Works The audiotape library of Heaven’s Gate by Ti and Do (Certificate Number SRu000298530 ).

Violation of Etsy License Agreement leads to Copyright Infringement Suit

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Infringement Intellectual Property Law New LitigationGuilford, Indiana – Plaintiff Tara Mapes is a well-known photographer specializing in fashion and fine art photography.

Violation of Etsy License Agreement Leads to Copyright Infringement Suit

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Infringement Copyright Law Intellectual Property Law New LitigationGuilford, Indiana – Plaintiff Tara Mapes is a well-known photographer specializing in fashion and fine art photography.

Photographer, Lisa Corson sues for Copyright Infringement

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Copyright Infringement Intellectual Property LawFishers, Indiana – Plaintiff Lisa Corson creates photos, which she licenses for various uses including online and print publications.

Patent Office Issues 190 Patents to Indiana Citizens in March 2022

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law Patent Patents IssuedThe U.S. Patent Office issued the following 190 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in March 2022, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys: Patent No. Title. D 947,327. Faucet spout. D947,326.

Recent Expansion of IPR Estoppel Scope Viewed As Victory for Patent Owners

Intellectual Property Law Blog

In its recent decision in Caltech v. Broadcom Limited, et al , [1] the Federal Circuit expanded the scope of Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) estoppel “to all claims and grounds… which reasonably could have been included in [an IPR] petition.” emphasis added).

Forum Selection Clause Can Preclude PTO Validity Challenges

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Here, the relevant confidentiality agreement included a forum selection clause to govern patent and other intellectual property disputes between the parties, which stated in relevant part: [T]he Parties agree that all Potential Actions arising under U.S. In Nippon Shinyaku v.

USPTO’s Pilot Program for Deferring Subject Matter Eligibility Response

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Introduction. On January 6, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program (the “DSMER Program”). We provide a brief overview of this program.

Dave Chappelle Sued for Allegedly Stealing a Joke

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Damages Intellectual Property Law New LitigationHammond, Indiana – Pro se Plaintiff, Xavier Gatewood (“Gatewood”) claims to perform comedy in the Chicago area.

Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution under Patent Prosecution Highway in the U.S., Europe, China, and Singapore

Intellectual Property Law Blog

For example, according to statistics released by China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), an average time to prosecute patent applications filed under PPH, from initial filing to receiving a final decision (e.g., Introduction.

Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution Under Patent Prosecution Highway in Australia, Canada, South Korea, and Japan

Intellectual Property Law Blog

The Intellectual Property of Australia (IPA) is a participant of Global PPH. The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is a participant of PPH. The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) is a participant of PPH. Introduction.

Historic $130m+ Patent Infringement Award Against the United States of America

Intellectual Property Law Blog

A Sheppard Mullin trial team led by partners Brad Graveline and Laura Burson obtained one of the largest patent infringement damages awards against the United States of America for client SecurityPoint Holdings, Inc (SecurityPoint).

Stakeholders Should Not Miss Congress’s Invitation For Feedback On Patent Eligibility

Intellectual Property Law Blog

According to the opinion, the claimed method was directed to an application of Hooke’s law, and thus patent ineligible. patent law to accommodate and encourage technologies that will drive the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part Two Of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Note: First published in The Intellectual Property Strategist and Law.com. This article is Part Two of a Three-Part Article Series. Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part Three Of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Note: First published in The Intellectual Property Strategist and Law.com. This article is Part Three of a Three-Part Article Series. Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact.

Waiver Of Intellectual Property Protections For COVID-19 Vaccine Unlikely To Have Meaningful Impact In Short Term

Intellectual Property Law Blog

On Wednesday, May 7, 2021, the United States officially endorsed waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines. Whereas some other countries appear to oppose the waiver ( e.g., Germany), warning that intellectual property rights must remain protected.

Amazon.com, Inc. sued for Copyright Infringement and Counterfeiting

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Indianapolis, Indiana – Ifedoo Enigwe (“Enigwe”), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania filed a complaint against Defendants, Amazon.com, Inc , and Author Solutions Inc. Delaware, A/K/A Authorhouse for copyright infringement and counterfeiting of his work Mixed Blessings. .

NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

Intellectual Property Law Blog

At least three different types of marketplaces facilitate the sale and/or resale of NFTs. These include open marketplaces, curated marketplaces and proprietary marketplaces. Other variations do exist, however, and it is likely that other alternatives will be developed.

Patent Protection on AI Inventions

Intellectual Property Law Blog

In recent years, AI patent activity has exponentially increased. The figure below shows the volume of public AI patent applications categorized by AI component in the U.S. from 1990-2018. The eight AI components in FIG. 1 are defined in an article published in 2020 by the USPTO.

Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act Enacted by Congress

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

Attorney's Fees Copyright Infringement Intellectual Property Law Jurisdiction and VenueUSA – The Copyright Alternative in Small-Clams Enforcement (CASE) Act was enacted on December 27, 2020. This creates a Copyright Claims Board consisting of three officers chosen by the Librarian of Congress and the Register of Copyrights.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part One Of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Note: First published in The Intellectual Property Strategist and Law.com. This article is Part One of a Three-Part Article Series. Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact.

Patent Office Issues 153 Patents to Indiana Citizens in July 2022

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 153 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in July 2022, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys: 11399295. Proactive customer care in a communication system. 11398463. Edge interconnect self-assembly substrate. 11398305.