Protecting a Law Firm Brand

Erik K Pelton

Law firms have brands and trademarks too! Erik explains how law firms can protect their firm name and other branding elements, and shares some of the reasons they benefit from trademark registration. Law firms have brands and trademarks too!

3 Count: Free Law

Plagiarism Today

The post 3 Count: Free Law appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Ed Sheeran Awaits Verdict Over Copyright Court Battle.

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Are Fictional Characters Protected Under Copyright Law?

Creative Law Center

The post Are Fictional Characters Protected Under Copyright Law? appeared first on Creative Law Center. The independent life of fictional characters. Consider them an additional creative asset in a writer’s intellectual property portfolio.

Misleading Bloomberg Law Post Claims IP Litigation Finance is for Investors, Not Inventors

IP Close Up

Opinions run hot and facts loose when it comes to describing providers of litigation capital, especially if the funds are used in support of plaintiffs Continue reading.

Air Sports Law : A Safety Shield

IP and Legal Filings

The post Air Sports Law : A Safety Shield first appeared on IPLF. Sport Law Air Sport Air Sports Association of India Aircraft Sportsperson TouristsIntroduction. India is a country known for the countless sports played throughout its territories.

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Tax Treaties In International Law

IP and Legal Filings

Most nations’ domestic laws, including those of India, lessen this challenge by providing unilateral relief with regard to such double-taxed income (Section 91 of the Income Tax Act). DETERMINING THE BEST PROVISIONS UNDER DTAA/TAX LAWS. CASE LAW.

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UK Law and Artificial Intelligence

Velocity of Content

In a much-anticipated report , the UK Intellectual Property Office recommends a major rewriting of UK copyright law, delivering the future of copyright to those using AI and damaging the present and future financial interests of publishers, authors, journalists, and musicians among others.

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Common Law Pension Entitlement

Nelligan Law

Read as Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch breaks down the question of pension entitlement in a common-law relationship: I was in a common-law relationship for 13 years. Read more » The post Common Law Pension Entitlement appeared first on Nelligan Law.

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Are AI Prompts Authorship in Copyright Law?

The Illusion of More

The post Are AI Prompts Authorship in Copyright Law? The production of creative works by artificial intelligence (AI) provokes many responses—philosophical, cultural, economic, and legal.

Governing law and jurisdiction in the Metaverse under Law Commission review

JD Supra Law

Under what law should international parties dealing in intangible assets, recorded only on decentralised, unregulated, global ledgers transact? Do "traditional" geographic boundaries mean anything in the Metaverse?

What's law got to do with it?

JD Supra Law

When lawyers talk about “intellectual property law” they usually mean the world of trademarks (names or symbols that identify the source of a product), copyrights (creative works, like paintings, songs, books), or patents (inventions).

The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Hermès Tries to Bag Digital Designer Selling MetaBirkin NFTs

The IP Law Blog

Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. Watch this episode here: The Briefing Trademark Law Intellectual Property IP Law trademark

What Are Common Law Trademark Rights?

Erik K Pelton

Erik explains what these common law trademark rights are and how they work. The post What Are Common Law Trademark Rights? Erik explains what these common law trademark rights are and how they work.

Competition law flexibilities for pharma patents? Vifor v CCI

SpicyIP

An informant (requesting confidentiality) filed a competition law complaint against Vifor International AG (Vifor) before the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Can competition law provide patent related flexibilities? Image from here.

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Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law

Kashishipr

Law on Color Trademarks in India. The post Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law appeared first on Blog | Kashish IPR | Intellectual Property Rights Law Firm.

Decoding The Scepticism Of Overlap Between Patents Law And Competition Law

IP and Legal Filings

On the other hand competition law aims to maximize social welfare by condemning monopolies. The goal of competition law is to ensure fair functioning of the market. [1] The tussle between two laws is not limited to the object but it also extends to the jurisdiction.

Limited Edition Products: Can they be Protected under IP Law?

Kashishipr

A critical issue to be addressed is whether these limited-edition products can get protection under Intellectual Property (IP) law, just as regular products do, and if yes, then which is the most appropriate form of IP Protection ? Protection for Limited Edition Products under Trademark Law.

Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws

The Illusion of More

The post Library Associations Pursue Misguided eBook Licensing Laws appeared first on The Illusion of More. Copyright Law & Policy Lit/Pub eBook licensing Featured library associations Maryland new york

The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Law Firm’s Suit Against Namesake Provides Two Important Trademark Lessons

The IP Law Blog

A law firm has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against its namesake. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this case in this installment of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. Watch this episode here: IP The Briefing Trademark Law Intellectual Property IP Law trademark

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Law In The Metaverse

JD Supra Law

The metaverse is the future; it involves wearing a headset that transports you to anywhere you want to go. You can do it on your own time and in your own home.

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Announcing the Winners of the 3rd Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on IP Law!

SpicyIP

We are very happy to announce the results of the 3rd Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on IP Law! The First prize goes to Pravertna Sulakshya , from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (Batch of 2025) for their essay titled, “ An IPR-Kajal for Dupes’ Evil Eye?

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Internet Law

Patently-O

This fall I’m teaching Internet Law again after a hiatus. One aspect of law school that is changing is that professors are publishing freely available textbooks and (some) professors are assigning those books for the students. Examples for Internet Law: Prof. James Grimmelmann, Internet Law: Cases and Problems (2021). Eric Goldman, Internet Law: Cases and Materials (2021).

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Fashion Law Update – August 2022

JD Supra Law

In this edition of Fashion Law, we look at the trends, emerging and evolving, within the retail, luxury goods and fashion sectors around the world.

Can Copyright Law Prevent Cheating on Exams?

The IP Law Blog

When standard approaches failed, a business professor recently turned to copyright law, hoping for a solution. Given the exams were part of a business law class that included the topic of copyright infringement, the professor’s attorney found the copying ironic.

Common Law Pension Entitlement

Nelligan Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes Read as Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch breaks down the question of pension entitlement in a common-law relationship: I was in a common-law relationship for 13 years. However, common-law spouses to not have access to Part I of the Family Law Act.

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Protecting Application Programming Interfaces (API) Through Intellectual Property Laws

Kashishipr

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. What is an Application Programming Interface?

Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP is Seeking a Patent Agent

IP Watchdog

Berkeley Law & Technology Group, LLP, a law firm specializing in intellectual property, is seeking a Patent Agent licensed to practice before the USPTO.

Patent Poetry: Is a Design Law Treaty coming?

JD Supra Law

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced plans to negotiate a Design Law Treaty (DLT). Similar treaties already exist in the area of Patents (Patent Law Treaty of 2000) and Trademarks (Trademark Law Treaty of 1994 and Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks of 2006).

Distinctiveness in Trademark Law

azrights

The law is not there to reduce competition by giving a monopoly right over generic, common category terms and elements to a single brand owner. The post Distinctiveness in Trademark Law appeared first on Azrights.

The Art & Law Coloring Book

Clancco

If you have kids at home and want them to do something fun and educational, try the Art & Law Coloring Book , an ongoing project by The Art & Law Program. Art Law Education Feature art art and law coloring book art law coloring book art law program law

Fashion Law Update - November 2021

JD Supra Law

In this edition of Fashion Law, we look at the trends, emerging and evolving, within the retail, luxury goods and fashion sectors post COVID-19 around the world. Perspective - Consumer Law in Australia - What's Happening in Fashion Intellectual Property?

Takedown Services Under Copyright Law

IP and Legal Filings

As a result, the IT Act’s obligations have precedence over all other laws. Copyright owners, on the other hand, are barred from exercising their copyright law rights. The post Takedown Services Under Copyright Law first appeared on IPLF.

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

SpicyIP

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.)

The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Cardi B Makes Money Moves with the Jury and Prevails in IP Trial

The IP Law Blog

Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this in this installment of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. Watch this episode here: Entertainment Law IP The Briefing Entertainment IP Intellectual Property IP Law

Copyright Law Goes to Law School

BYU Copyright Blog

Sometime after this, Pepperdine allegedly took the Photo without authorization, cropped it, and used it as the cover of "The Orange Book: 2021 Academic Planning Guide" (the "Guide") a publication of the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law.

The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Vogue Sues 21 Savage and Drake Over Imitation Vogue Cover Marketing Campaign

The IP Law Blog

Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the dispute on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. Watch this episode here: The Briefing Trademark Law Intellectual Property IP Law trademark

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SHORT TERM RENTAL LAW

Traverse Legal Blog

These issues include drafting your short-term rental contract, local rental laws and regulations, the terms of service with the platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO and Booking.com and defamatory ratings and reviews which affect your reputation. RENTAL LAWS RELATED TO AIRBNB AND VRBO.

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Understanding Primary Law as Legal Data

IPilogue

Anita Gogia is a IPilogue Writer and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. During the Refugee Law Lab’s online seminar in September, students learned about how primary law can be used as data to increase its machine readability.

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NIL Laws and Regulations Today

JD Supra Law

Over a year has passed since student-athletes gained the right to enter endorsement deals with businesses across the country. This name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) era, as it has been termed, has caused both excitement and confusion.

Call for IP Law Articles from the William & Mary Business Law Review

43(B)log

Volume 14 of the William & Mary Business Law Review is currently accepting intellectual property law articles for its final issue, set to print in spring 2023.