Bloggers, Journalists, Reporting and Privilege

Likelihood of Confusion

2) 17 (Fall 2013) has just published my essay about shield laws entitled, Bloggers, Journalists, Reporting and Privilege. The post Bloggers, Journalists, Reporting and Privilege appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

NBC Reporter Accused of Plagiarism in 11 Articles

Plagiarism Today

Yesterday, NBC News published a note to their readers that said they had detected 11 articles written by one of their reporters that “did not meet our standards for original material.” . Though NBC didn’t directly share the name of the reporter at issue, it also didn’t hide it.


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7 Takeaways from YouTube’s Copyright Transparency Report

Plagiarism Today

Yesterday, YouTube published its first every Copyright Transparency Report. With that step, it follows in the footsteps of Google , Facebook , Reddit and other major industry players in publishing such a report. So, what is in YouTube’s inaugural Copyright Transparency Report?

Health Canada releases its Health Product Highlights, Annual Drug Submission Performance Reports and OPML Statistical Report

JD Supra Law

Health Canada released a number of reports over the summer: - Annual Health Product Highlights for 2021, which provides an overview of new health products, including drugs and medical devices, that Health Canada approved for sale in Canada in 2021, as well as other 2021 highlights.

DCA Releases New Report on Piracy Sites and Malware

The Illusion of More

The post DCA Releases New Report on Piracy Sites and Malware appeared first on The Illusion of More. Apropos my recent response to the EFF’s standard policy of shrugging at online piracy, I want to highlight one paragraph from the post to which I replied.

Collaboration to Make Reporting Easy

Velocity of Content

Late March, CCC hosted the OA Switchboard webinar, Lessons Learned to Make Reporting Easy. The post Collaboration to Make Reporting Easy appeared first on Copyright Clearance Center Take aways from the March 2022 OA Switchboard Webinar .

@MMercuriadis on the @CMAgovUK’s Whiff on the Streaming Report

The Trichordist

Hipgnosis CEO Merck Mercuriadis rallies the troops after the unfortunate report from the UK's Competition and Markets Authority. brokenrecord Music Streaming Songwriter News Songwriter Rights streaming meltdown Hipgnosis Merck Mercuriadis UK Competition and Markets Authority

Mega Reports Surge in Copyright Takedown Requests


Twice a year Mega publishes a transparency report that reveals the volume of copyright complaints. While fiercely guarding the privacy of legitimate users, Mega will not be a haven for illegal activity,” the company writes, commenting on its latest transparency report.

Report: ANDA Litigation is Declining

IP Watchdog

Last week, Patexia released its second annual ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report in which we covered the rankings, statistics and comprehensive analysis of abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) and Hatch-Waxman stakeholders.

Compulsory licensing for expensive medicines – new report published in Belgium

JD Supra Law

On 14 June 2022, the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE), a think-tank funded by the Belgian government, published a report on the compulsory licensing of expensive medicinal products (the Report).

Compulsory licensing for expensive medicines: KCE report


The Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) recently released an interesting report titled ‘Compulsory licensing for expensive medicines’. This report comes at an opportune moment. For example, the report notes a recent German case in 2017 (Merck v.

Copyright in Journalism and News Reporting

Copyright Alliance

Reporters, editors, fact-checkers, […]. The post Copyright in Journalism and News Reporting appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

PMPRB releases CompassRx report for 2019/2020

JD Supra Law

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) has released its 7th edition CompassRX report, Annual Public Drug Plan Expenditure Report for 2019/20.

USTR Suspends Review of Ukraine, Remains Concerned with China in Latest Special 301 Report

IP Watchdog

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its annual Special 301 Report today, which identified 27 trading partners of the United States as being either on the “Priority Watch List” or “Watch List.” persons relying on IP,” according to the Report.

2021 Post-Grant Report

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Fish & Richardson’s 2021 Post-Grant Report takes a deep dive into the cases, trends, and statistics that shaped post-grant practice throughout the year and postulates how they may affect practitioners going forward.

PMPRB releases 2020 Annual Report and April 2022 NEWSletter

JD Supra Law

On March 30, 2022, the Minister of Health tabled the 2020 Annual Report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB). According to the 2020 Annual Report.

YouTube Copyright Transparency Report: Overblocking is real

Kluwer Copyright Blog

For anyone interested in the discussions about automated content filtering, Christmas came early this week: On Monday YouTube published the first edition of its Copyright Transparency Report. So what can we learn from this first copyright transparency report? Image via YouTube.

WIPO Report Shows Economic Resilience During Pandemic, Buoyed by Massive Numbers of Chinese Patent, Trademark Filings

IP Watchdog

On November 8, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) released its World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021 report, the latest WIPO annual report to detail global IP filings across patents, trademarks and other forms of IP.

Court Adopts Magistrate Judge Burke’s Motion to Amend Report and Claim Construction Report

Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation Blog

March 23, 2022), the Court adopted the Oral Report and Recommendation entered by Magistrate Judge Burke on December 15, 2021 recommending that the Court grant-in-part and deny-in-part Defendants Daikin Industries, Ltd. The Court also adopted the Oral Report and Recommendation entered by Magistrate Judge Burke on January 13, 2022 recommending that the Court adopt constructions for disputed terms in U.S. The Court overruled Defendants objections to both reports.

Foley Weekly Automotive Report - July 2021 - 3

JD Supra Law

This report helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments GM scheduled downtime for the week of July 26 at three pickup truck plants in Michigan, Indiana and Mexico due to the chip shortage.

Report Recommends Worker-Centric Competitiveness Approach to Trade Policy

IP Watchdog

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) this week released a report titled “A Worker-Centric Trade Agenda Needs to Focus on Competitiveness, Including Robust IP Protections.” The report explained that U.S.

USPTO Releases Performance and Accountability Report for FY 2021

JD Supra Law

Patent and Trademark Office released its Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021). The Report also notes that "[t]o fulfill the. Last month, the U.S.

[Guest post] Conference report: ‘The Fashion Marketplace: Law and Policy’

The IPKat

of global trade; and in a recent EU IPO report, it was found that as many as 1 in 3 people have been misled into buying counterfeits. consumers Digital Services Act Emily Nuttall-Wood event event report Fashion Fashion Law London trade marks

District Court Considers Acceptable Limits to Attorney Participation in Drafting of Expert Reports

The IP Law Blog

24, 2022) the Court considered the permissible extent of attorney participation in the preparation of an expert report. The Court did so in response to plaintiff’s motion to exclude the testimony of defendant’s technical expert for failing to prepare his own report. In Munchkin, Inc.

Book Sales Report Card A++

Velocity of Content

The report card on last year’s US trade book sales is now available, and it makes very happy reading for booksellers and publishers. Book Sales Report Card A++. “So The post Book Sales Report Card A++ appeared first on Copyright Clearance Center

New Vision Gaming Cites GAO Report to Bolster PTAB Bias Arguments

IP Watchdog

But since the last appeal, a report demonstrating evidence that PTAB judges are influenced by U.S. On September 6, New Vision Gaming and Development Inc. New Vision) filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) on return from remand after the U.S.

Compromise Reportedly Reached on COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

JD Supra Law

According to a Reuters report published earlier today, the United States, European Union, India, and South Africa have reached an agreement on a waiver with respect to patents for COVID-19 vaccines.

IP Associations "Concerned" by Reports of TRIPS Waiver Compromise

JD Supra Law

Hinman on UIPM Podcast Debut: Quarterly Reporting of IP Rights Boosts Companies and Investors

IP Close Up

Brian Hinman knows a thing or two about IP rights. Hinman believes that companies need to scrutinize them more systematically and openly if they hope Continue reading.

USPTO 2021 Performance and Accountability Report

The TTABlog

The USPTO's 2021 Performance and Accountability Report is chock full of information and data regarding USPTO operations. The report is slightly more than 250 pages long, so I will hit a few of the highlights regarding our favorite tribunal, the TTAB.

PMPRB releases report on expensive drugs for rare diseases

JD Supra Law

On January 11, 2022, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) released a report entitled Expensive Drugs for Rare Diseases: Canadian Trends and International Comparisons, 2011-2020 as part of the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) initiative.

AIPPI Congress (Report 2): Ethics in Funding IP Litigation

The IPKat

Emily noted that based on the IAM 300 report, this year 70% of patents for sale on the secondary market are being sold by operating entities and that some funders and insurers establish a rigorous due diligence process in reviewing cases to decide on which cases to invest in.

3D Printing Half-Year Report - Q2 2021

JD Supra Law

Is 3D printing the next litigation frontier? Litigation over 3D printing will become increasingly more prevalent as the technology becomes less expensive to build due to rising demand, some lawyers say. A federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,

Tillis, Leahy Introduce Legislation Mandating Reports, USPTO Improvements on Patent Quality

IP Watchdog

Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) today announced the introduction of the Patent Examination and Quality Improvement Act of 2022, which is aimed at “evaluat[ing] and improv[ing] the patent examination process and the overall quality of patents issued by the USPTO,” according to a press release.

[Audio] Patent Right Evaluation Report in China’s Patent System

JD Supra Law

Meta Accused Of Ignoring Scent Co.'s Infringement Reports

IP Law 360

is facing a trademark suit in Missouri federal court for allegedly giving a fragrance company the cold shoulder when it reported infringing accounts on Facebook and Instagram Meta Platforms Inc.

Anti-Piracy Company Asks Court to Keep Filings Secret as TorrentFreak Might Report On Them


We report on the opinions and efforts of copyright holders when it comes to online piracy and have active dialogues with anti-piracy outfits. That’s how balanced reporting works in our view.

PTO Issues Report to Congress on Patent Eligible Subject Matter

JD Supra Law

On June 24, 2022, the US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) issued a report to Congress titled “Patent Eligible Subject Matter: Public Views on the Current Jurisprudence in the United States.”

Cybersecurity legislation: Preparing for increased reporting and transparency


To get ready for compliance with new US regulations, companies can segment their preparation into stages and take both short- and long-term actions to increase preparedness. Cybersecurity Cybersecurity/Risk Strategic risk management

Piracy Reporter Retracts Takedown Notices After Misconfiguration Targets Legitimate Sites


Working on behalf of prominent rightsholders, MUSO has reported more than 100 million infringing URLs to Google over the years. In a series of quite unusual DMCA notices the company reported more than 100,000 URLs that flagged non-existing links on pirate sites.