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3 Steps for an Effective Copyright Protection

One of the basic principles of the Berne Convention is that of “automatic protection”, which means that copyright protection exists automatically from the time a qualifying ...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK BOT M8 LLC v. Sony Corporation, Appeal No. 2020-2218 (Fed. Cir. July 13, 2021) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit addressed the stringency of ...

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1.Considering Your IP Counsel as a Partner Companies maximize the value of their IP counsel when both the company and IP counsel view their relationship as a... Read More »
Dilligent Patexia users may have noticed a new type of contest recently appear on our site: “commercial use” or “licensing” searches. In fact, ... Read More »
If you have a moment, please take our short survey (3 questions!) to help us improve your experience. Looking back on 2012 and ahead to 2013, the... Read More »
What is crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing is not a unique invention of the internet era, but modern connectedness has helped it come into its own. It is the process of ... Read More »
Huawei’s sordid intellectual property past has caught up to them. After nearly a decade of IP property theft accusations from networking gear rivals, last... Read More »
The United Nations agency devoted to intellectual property has excluded the Pirate Party from attending its meetings. The World Intellectual Property Organization... Read More »
Richard Phillips, president of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, sent a powerful message to Washington the day before the Rio+20 UN Conference on... Read More »
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Leonard PrietThe IP angle on the Rio+20 story is interesting, but I didn't hear about it at all in the news. Is this just a problem that the first world is ignoring because it doesn't really affect us?
Jul 2, 2012
Russell McOrmondThe United States did not honour foreign copyright while they were a developing nation. I do not see how having different levels of intellectual monopoly policy in different countries can ever be seen as a form of "foreign aid". Those taking risks based on the presumption of intellectual monopolies should not be presuming a global monopoly. In fact, they shouln't be presuming any specific monopoly in any country, given we may eventually move away from the presumption based to an evidence based policy setting to determine the right level of intellectual monopolies.
Jul 3, 2012
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently partnered with the Science and Technical Facilities Council (STFC). The pair have gotten together to... Read More »
The United States has always been a leader when it comes to innovation and invention.  However, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has become... Read More »
  By Jim Finkle               (Reuters) - At least 48 chemical and defense companies were victims of a coordinated ... Read More »
I grew up as an avid book reader and frequent patron of my school or local library. Public libraries provided the wonderful service of loaning books for free. Yet, in ... Read More »
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Derry Smithone solution could be to re-introduce the concept of DRM and disable the content when the lending period expires for the lender's reading device
Oct 20, 2011
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