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Federal Circuit Weighs in on Temporal Rigidity of the Baye-Dole Act’s Licensing Provisions

Intellectual Property Law Blog

United States , [1] the Federal Circuit rejected a strict temporal limitation on when the Government’s license rights in patents stemming from federally funded research is triggered under the Bayh-Dole Act. The funding agency obtains a license to “subject inventions,” which is defined as “any invention. . . 35 U.S.C. §

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Space Jam and the Future of Sync Licensing

Plagiarism Today

The post Space Jam and the Future of Sync Licensing appeared first on Plagiarism Today. The owners of the theme from Space Jam have filed a series of lawsuits targeting those who use the song in videos. Here's why that matters.

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3 Count: Nonexclusive License

Plagiarism Today

The post 3 Count: Nonexclusive License appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Lawsuit against artist dismissed, filmmakers want former VPN operator arrested, and Nickelback wins long-running case over Rockstar.

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YouTube Aims to Simplify Music Licensing

Plagiarism Today

Specifically, YouTube is taking steps to make it easier for YouTubers to license popular music for their videos. Entitled Creator Music, the system makes it easy to for YouTubers to license available songs and maintain monetization of their videos. To that end, there are two ways that video creators can license the traciks.

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NFT License Breakdown: Exploring Different Marketplaces and Associated License Issues

Intellectual Property Law Blog

In the attached article , we examine some of the differences between these types of marketplaces and business models, highlight some of the varying license terms of these marketplaces and discuss why IP owners who license their IP for NFTs often are best served by developing their own licenses to be used in connection with sale of their NFTs.

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Intel Calls VLSI 'Desperate' In Fight Over License Defense

IP Law 360

Intel and VLSI are continuing to escalate their multivenue dispute over how to decide whether Intel already has a license to VLSI's patents, with the tech company telling the Federal Circuit the patent owner is "desperate to avoid" a California trial, and VLSI saying that trial "would be an enormous waste of party and judicial resources."

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My Concerns with the ‘Can’t Be Evil’ NFT Licenses

Plagiarism Today

Last month, a study published by The Galaxy examined the top 25 most valuable NFT projects and found that, despite many understanding that NFTs transferred either the copyright or the license in the original work, only 1 in 25 of those projects even attempted to do as such. Understanding the “Can’t Be Evil” Licenses.

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