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IP educational initiative--The Intellectual Property Office and Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister for Intellectual Property, announced today a new government initiative to help UK schools promote what the initiative calls "vital Intellectual Property education.” The announcement ...

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Kenyan Musicians Escalate Fight For Royalties from

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The battle for music royalties in Kenya has spurred musicians and artists to demand transparency and accountability in the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK), the body that collects and distributes the fees.

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Music Copyright 101: A Brief Rundown Of Legal Status In The United States from

“The world of music rights is divided into two major segments: compositions and sound recordings,” said Kenneth Steinthal, partner, King & Spalding, San Francisco, who opened a panel at Yale Law School last week with a ...

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Witness Advocate Rule Does Not Require Disqualification of Plaintiff’s Former In-House Attorney from

The court denied defendants' motion to disqualify one of plaintiff's attorneys who previously acted as in-house counsel for a company related to plaintiff on the basis that defendants intended to call the attorney as ...

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3M Liable for $26 Million for Fraudulent Patent Enforcement from

By Dennis Crouch Transweb v. 3M (Fed. Cir. 2016) Although 3M was the initial litigation aggressor, TransWeb’s response is the more successful.  Here, the lower court sided with TransWeb – finding 3M’s asserted patent ...

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CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq from

In Convolve and MIT vs. Compaq, a case appealed to the CAFC from SDNY, the beginning of the opinion states:

This case returns to us after a remand to the Southern
District of New York ...

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3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC from

In Transweb v. 3M, Seth Waxman argued for the appellant 3M, but the CAFC affirmed the judgment of Judge Faith
S. Hochberg of DNJ.

The beginning of the opinion shows the extent of 3M's ...

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