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post image IPEC puts its Sensitive Touch on joint authorship claim in a musical work from

Nedim MalovicA few months ago the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) issued a very interesting decision regarding post-punk bands, copyright and joint authorship in musical works. The case is Minder Music & Another v Sharples ...

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post image Criminal Copyright: Should Copyright Protection not be Given to Works by Criminals? from

Crime doesn't pay, or so they say even when some (nearly) dash away with millions of pounds worth of jewellery in broad daylight in London. No matter what your crime has been, be it ...

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post image New Logo in the Works for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after Plagiarism Allegations Surface from

Lewis Craft

As reported by the BBC, the 2020 Olympic committee scrapped the Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo shown above on the left due to allegations that the logo’s designer, Kenjiro Sano, used other images ...

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post image August employment in tangible and intangible industries from

Today's employment numbers from BLS is somewhat mixed news. The unemployment rate dropped slightly to 5.1% in August but payrolls increased by only 173,000. Economists had expected an increase of 217,000 ...

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Amicus Briefs in Support of Sequenom's Petition for Rehearing En Banc: 23 Law Professors from

By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this summer, in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the District Court for the Northern District of California granting summary judgment of invalidity of ...

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Your “Reality” Must Be Original To Win Copyright Protection from

Since the debut of Candid Camera in the late 1940s, unscripted television of varying genres (from game shows to documentaries) has been a staple of American television. Not until the worldwide success of shows such ...

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Signal Transmission Patent Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 from

The court granted defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings that plaintiff's signal transmission patent was invalid for lack of patentable subject matter and found that the patent was directed toward the abstract concept ...

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Nothing is Patentable from

I signed onto two amicus briefs last week, both related to the tightening noose of patentable subject matter. Those familiar with my article Everything is Patentable will know that I generally favor looser subject matter ...

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Wall Street Journal post questions legal reasoning of PTAB in not instituting Tecfidera IPR from

In a story by Joseph Walker posted Sept. 3, 2015 6:56 p.m. ET, there are questions about the legal analysis of PTAB
in the decision not to institute an IPR over claims of ...

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