2022

Plagiarism Today Plagiarized in a Plagiarism Atonement Essay

Plagiarism Today

Most mornings, right after I wake up, my morning tasks include gathering any copyright and/or plagiarism news stories that I can find on the internet. .

Britain’s Proposed Approach to Text and Data Mining (TDM) for AI: How Not to do It (A Lesson for Canada and Others).

Hugh Stephens Blog

Last month I wrote about the emerging phenomena of AI-generated art through widely available programs such as DALL-E 2, Stable Diffusion and others, and of the threat they pose to artists, designers, photographers and others who depend on the protection of copyright to earn their livelihood.

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We’re growing (again) ! Seeking trademark associate attorney to join our team at EMP&A

Erik K Pelton

We are growing again at EMP&A. We are excited to to announce that we are hiring an Associate Attorney to join our trademark firm! Details and application information below: 2022 Job Posting – Associat… by Erik Pelton. The post We’re growing (again) !

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).

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.

“Anna’s Archive” Opens the Door to Z-Library and Other Pirate Libraries

TorrentFreak

When the file-sharing revolution hit the mainstream well over a decade ago, many site operators and users positioned ‘sharing’ as an ideology. This altruistic belief has started to fade in recent years.

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Bill C-11 Goes Off The Rails Amid Charges of Witness Intimidation and Bullying by Government MPs

Michael Geist

The Senate Bill C-11 hearings have provided a model for the much-needed, engaged, non-partisan inquiry that was largely missing from the House committee’s theatrics in which the government cut off debate on over 150 amendments.

Why a Million-Subscriber Channel is Suing YouTube

Likelihood of Confusion

I represent Business Casual in this matter. The post Why a Million-Subscriber Channel is Suing YouTube appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. DMCA Business Casual

Artificial Intelligence: Can it be an Inventor or an Author?

JD Supra Law

As the innovation paradigm in automotive industry shifted over time, artificial intelligence (“AI”) has deeply penetrated into operation of automotive industry.

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.

Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum, June 2022: call for papers

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Request for Submissions Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum June 9-10, 2022, Harvard Law School Harvard, Yale, and Stanford Law Schools are soliciting submissions for the 22nd session of the Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum, to be held at Harvard Law School on June 9-10, 2022.

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How Romania’s Prime Minister was “Cleared” of Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

In January 2022, just months after taking the role of Prime Minister in Romania, Nicolae Ciuc? faced a significant plagiarism scandal. According to reporter Emilia ?ercan ercan (link in Romanian), some 42 pages of Ciuc?’s

It’s Official: Canada Extends its Term of Copyright Protection

Hugh Stephens Blog

The announcement itself was a bit of an anticlimax. It was something that had been in the pipeline for months but until the publication of the Order-in-Council dated November 17 (released on November 23), it was still hanging as a piece of unfinished business.

Introducing: the Building a Bold Bold Brand Wheel

Erik K Pelton

The are 8 mail types of word tools for creating bold brand names. See my new visual below to lean about the meaning tricks, sound tricks, and combination tricks to help make bold brands. You can read more details about all of these in the Building a Bold Brand book at Amazon.

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.

‘U.S. Authorities Seize Z-Library Domain Names’

TorrentFreak

Pretty much every book ever written is available online for free and millions are shared through central hubs, commonly known as ‘shadow libraries’. Z-Library is one of the largest shadow libraries on the Internet.

Supreme Court Grants Two IP Cases, Including Amgen v. Sanofi on Enablement

IP Watchdog

The U.S.

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Government Moves to Block Dozens of Potential Witnesses as it Shuts Down Bill C-18 Hearings

Michael Geist

Earlier this year, the government deployed disturbing anti-democratic tactics by repeatedly cutting off debate on Bill C-11 in both the House of Commons and during clause-by-clause review of the bill.

That great, free First Amendment thing (Best of 2017)

Likelihood of Confusion

First published July 24, 2017. I was recently, and very briefly, the toast of whatever for my efforts in making the world safe for nasty trademark registrations under the banner. The post That great, free First Amendment thing (Best of 2017) appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Regeneron Files Amicus Brief in Support of CVC and Reversal in Interference No. 106,115*

JD Supra Law

Biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Taking IP “Rights” Too Seriously – A Look Through History

SpicyIP

In his independence day speech , the Indian P.M. Modi urged people to focus more on ‘duties’. Earlier, he said that a focus on “rights” has made India weak. Previously, President Droupadi Murmu also spoke of duties and Justice N.V.

Cybersquatting Web3 Domain Names

Traverse Legal Blog

There are new domain extensions in Web3, including.crypto,eth, and.nft. What happens when someone registers your trademark or personal name on these web3 extensions? There are two videos in this web3 domain squatting educational series.

The Bizarre Copyright Battle Over Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Plagiarism Today

For most people, the word Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious has exactly one context, the 1964 film Mary Poppins and the famous hybrid live action/animated scene that it was featured in.

Facebook and Canada’s Online New Act: One More Problem for a Troubled – and Troubling – Company

Hugh Stephens Blog

As Bill C-18, the Online News Act, continues its step-by-step process through the Canadian Parliament, another shoe has dropped.

Most Valuable Trademark Features of the USPTO Website

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video Most Valuable Trademark Features of the USPTO Website. Did you know that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a very robust website that has tons of useful information?

Takeaways From the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies Partnership Series – Part Two of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

On September 22, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) conducted a live meeting for its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies (ET) Partnership Series.

Google and Amazon Helped the FBI Identify Z-Library’s Operators

TorrentFreak

A few hours ago, the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed the indictment and complaint against two alleged operators of Z-Library. Following an FBI investigation, the authorities pinpointed Russian nationals Anton Napolsky and Valeriia Ermakova as prime suspects.

WIPO Report: China Sees Massive Surge in IP Filings Across the Board

IP Watchdog

Worldwide IP filings increased by 3.6% in 2021, according to a report published November 21 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The increase came during a turbulent time for the world economy, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a global economic downturn.

Dismissing Digital News Outlets: Liberal MP Claims Online News Services Don’t Report News

Michael Geist

Since its introduction last spring, online news outlets have expressed fears that Bill C-18, the Online News Act, will primarily benefit large incumbent news organizations.

Sealed with a fist

Likelihood of Confusion

I kvetch a lot about the mania for dubious “IP enforcement” by government agencies such as New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, which really should both know better and which have. The post Sealed with a fist appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Artificial Intelligence and IP: UK IPO consults a second time

JD Supra Law

At the end of October 2021, the UK Intellectual Property Office launched its second consultation on artificial intelligence.

How Much For That IP System? South Centre Report Suggests Developing Countries Pay Quite the Price

SpicyIP

In the discussions around IP, trade and innovation, it has often been pointed out that least developed countries and developing countries are frequently the net importers of technologies, while the developed countries tend to be net exporters of technologies.

On Copyright, the EFF Will Say Anything to Scare You

The Illusion of More

Are you gifted in the art of b t, but the popular conspiracy theories just aren’t for you? Do you enjoy riling people up about threats that are demonstrably false, but you just can’t get comfortable with QAnon or election deniers?

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What Winnie-the-Pooh Lapsing into the Public Domain Really Means

Plagiarism Today

On January 1, 2022, works that were first published in the year 1926 lapsed into the public domain. Though the list of works that includes is long, some bigger names include Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Dorothy Parker’s Enough Rope.