Mon.Jul 04, 2022

Third Circuit Declares Copyright Independence for Fireworks Systems–Pyrotechnics v. XFX

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

This case involves copyright protection for fireworks systems–a relevant topic for July 4th! Pyrotechnics (under the “FireOne” brand) claims to be the “world leader in digital pyrotechnic firing systems.”

How to be an effective Estate Trustee

Nelligan Law

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is already an emotional time. Dealing with their life investments and assets can make your grieving period even more trying.

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Broadest US Pirate Site Injunction Rewritten/Tamed By Cloudflare


When video and broadcasting companies take on their pirate site competitors it’s only natural that once they have their day in court, measures are taken to ensure the sites don’t just simply come back online.

American Axle Denied: Patent Stakeholders Sound Off on SCOTUS’ Refusal to Deal with Eligibility

IP Watchdog

As we’re all aware by now, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition in American Axle & Mfg., Neapco Holdings LLC late last week, in its last Orders List of the term. This leaves it up to Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to restore any semblance of clarity on U.S.

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.

The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 133: Michael Nesbitt on How the Senate Pushed Back Against a Government Bill on Searching Digital Devices at the Border

Michael Geist

It isn’t every day that a Senate committee examines legislation and makes notable changes against the wishes of the government.

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ACE Seizes Domains Of Large Sports Streaming Pirate Sites


There is no denying that the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment ( ACE ) has been rather successful over the past few years.

Your Child is Being Watched: EdTech and Children’s Privacy Part 1


Sally Yoon is an IPilogue Writer, IP Innovation Clinic Fellow, and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Pandemic-related school closures pushed the adoption of educational technology (“EdTech”) in classrooms to new heights.

Six things to know about patent cases in the Southern District of New York

IAM Magazine

Although few disputes reach trial, some rights owners have won big in a venue that has one of the US’s speediest dockets. Analysis Research

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Pfizer to commercialise its IP with the help of trailblazing Roivant approach

IAM Magazine

The partnership is aimed at helping the pharma giant to moentise deprioritised IP in the autoimmune space. Analysis

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US Copyright Office advises not to introduce ancillary copyright protection for press publishers in the US

The IPKat

In 2019, the EU legislature introduced an EU-wide related right (Article 15 of the DSM Directive , on which see Katposts here ) for EU-based press publishers in relation to online uses of their press publications by information society service providers, including news aggregation services, social media, and search engines.