Fri.Mar 01, 2024

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What Is ‘GPT’ And Who Owns It?

JD Supra Law

Within the last year ‘ChatGPT’ has become a household name. Some may even know that a company called OpenAI created the chatbot service based on artificial intelligence. What you may not know is that OpenAI applied to register the term “GPT” as a trademark, and that application was recently rejected by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO”).

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Russia’s ‘VPN Ban’ is Live as Authorities Warn of Bad VPNs & U.S. Spying

TorrentFreak

In countries where internet access faces restrictions, from general government censorship through to more limited site-blocking programs to protect copyright, citizens have grown comfortable with the use of VPNs. In Russia, where the government censors certain material and has an anti-piracy site-blocking regime on top, around 20% of the internet population regularly use VPNs.

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UKIPO’s second report on social medial influencers and counterfeiting

The IPKat

On 22 February 2024, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) released its report on “ The impact of complicit social media influencers on male’s consumption of counterfeit goods in the UK ”. A pilot report, mostly focused on female consumers, was delivered back in 2021 and commented by Eleonora Rosati on The IPKat here. The findings The UKIPO’s findings are based on a survey of 1,000 male participants based in the UK, aged 16 to 60 and who use social media at least once per week, so the same

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It’s Fair Use Week again, but the party’s over.

The Illusion of More

Thus ends the 12th Annual Fair Use Week, and after the Warhol decision, it must be asked whether the parties who invented this holy week of the copyleft intend to continue the farce much longer. As a refresher, the fair use doctrine has been part of the U.S. Copyright Act since 1976 and a subject […] The post It’s Fair Use Week again, but the party’s over. appeared first on The Illusion of More.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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Patent – a shield for modern biotechnology

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Biotechnology-the word suggests that this is biological advancement based on technology. The topic of interest is related to both the cellular and molecular aspects of biological objects. Biotechnological advancements have strong implications in the pharmaceutical and food industries as well as in genetic modifications in animals, microorganisms, and plants.

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