10K Filipinos may be affected by rescinded US immigration policy--DFA
Global Nation - 2017-09-06
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University of Missouri intellectual property trial heads into final day
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2017-09-06
The intellectual property rights trial to determine whether a former University of Missouri professor upset plans to market an innovative process for making antifreeze will be turned over to the jury Wednesday. The university is suing Galen Suppes over a ...

Second photographer sues NPR over copyright infringement
current.org - 2017-09-05
A second photographer has claimed that NPR violated copyright by using one of his photos without permission. Rony Zakaria, a photographer based in Indonesia, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that NPR did not license or have permission to use his photo of ...

Yes, Stealing Intellectual Property is Stealing
redstate.com - 2017-09-05
One of the ongoing ridiculous myths that exists on the Left - and, even more maddeningly, with some on the alleged Right - is that stealing intellectual property (IP) is...not stealing. In this warped worldview, entering a Best Buy and stealing a DVD ...

Copyright - registration or no registration
Lexology - 2017-09-05
Pop culture writer Kevin Powell has filed a copyright infringement action in the USA against the executive producers of the movie "All Eyez on me", a bio-pic about Tupac Shakur, the hip hop legend who was shot in 1996, because the movie features ...

New topics in the CPA Board examinations
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-03
The BOA Resolution 275-2015 prescribes new topics for the subjects of regulatory framework for business transactions (RFBT) and taxation beginning the October 2017 CPA Board examinations. These new topics include the regulatory measures and laws that are ...

No Music Day: COSON tasks government on copyright infringement
guardian.ng - 2017-09-03
COSON also urged the National Assembly to ensure the promulgation into law of the new Copyright Bill, which contains several provisions to properly deal with the infringement of copyright in the digital era, while necessary action should be taken to get ...

The Global Antitrust Attack On Intellectual Property Rights And What The U.S. Should Do About It
Forbes - 2017-09-02
There is a disturbing trend among international antitrust authorities: using antitrust laws to devalue intellectual property rights, to intervene in favor of one side or another in licensing disputes, and to impose unwarranted extra-jurisdictional remedies ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Zazzle Fizzles: Website Operator Denied Copyright Safe Harbor Protection for Its Sale of Physical Products Featuring User-Generated Images
JD Supra - 2017-08-31
Zazzle moved to dismiss the suit, arguing that GYPI lacks standing to sue and that Zazzle is protected against liability for copyright infringement under the Section 512(c) safe harbor. GYPI further argued that an "Enforcement of Copyrights" provision ...

Court awards damages for trademark infringement and passing off in the amount of $30,000.
Mondaq - 2017-08-31
the Court did not find that the similarities between the images to be so substantial to reject the individual Defendant's evidence or otherwise to support a finding of copyright infringement. Health Canada has published a Notice: Health Canada and United ...

Mediation as an Alternative to Litigating Intellectual Property Disputes
Daily Business Review - 2017-08-31
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. "Discourage litigation, persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business ...

USTR Publishes Initiation of Section 301 Investigation into China's Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Innovation
JD Supra - 2017-08-31
On Thursday, August 24, the United States Trade Representative published formal initiation of the awaited Section 301 investigation under the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether acts, policies and practices of the Government of China related to ...

The role of Intellectual Property in the internet
Lexology - 2017-08-31
The way we see Intellectual Property (IP) has undergone many changes throughout the decades, and the emergence of the internet has a large contribution to this In fact, it can even be said that there is a before and a after the internet phenomenon, and ...

Introduction of new tax incentives for intellectual property
Lexology - 2017-08-31
The Luxembourg Government has, on 4 August 2017, submitted a bill [1] to Parliament for the reintroduction of a regime of taxation of intellectual property (IP) rights in Luxembourg. The new regime is intended to replace the former IP tax regime, which had ...

Kmart accused of copyright infringement
norcalrecord.com - 2017-08-30
LOS ANGELES -- A California visual artist is suing Kmart, alleging copyright infringement. Paul Benavidez filed a complaint Aug. 23 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Kmart Corporation, Home Products International-North ...

Southern District Judge Wields New SCOTUS Copyright Standard
New York Law Journal - 2017-08-30
Hong Kong-based Jetmax, which designs, manufactures, and sells furniture, lighting and home d├ęcor items, sued New York-based Advance Limited in 2015 for copyright infringement. It claimed an Advance light set was substantially similar to Jetmax's "Metal ...

Artel Acquires ARG ElectroDesign Intellectual Property
Broadcast Newsroom - 2017-08-30
WESTFORD, Mass. -- Aug. 29, 2017 --Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign. The transaction provides Artel ...

Deputy Attorney General Trots Out All Sorts Of Silly Analogies About 'Intellectual Property'
Tech Dirt - 2017-08-30
We've always had difficulty understanding why copyright or trademark law should even have "criminal" components to them. It seems fairly obvious that they can be handled easily enough with civil actions, without involving law enforcement. And this matter ...

China vows to step up protection of intellectual property
New York Daily News - 2017-08-30
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cabinet vowed to step up protection of intellectual property, state radio reported on Wednesday. China will also speed up reviews of patent applications, the State Council said after a meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

Evolution of IT in intellectual property: management activities
Lexology - 2017-08-30
IP management is time consuming and risky ? errors can lead to significant value losses. Law firms and corporate IP departments must manage intellectual property in multiple jurisdictions and across different products and services. Historically, this ...

China vows to step up protection of intellectual property
Reuters - 2017-08-30
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cabinet vowed to step up protection of intellectual property, state radio reported on Wednesday. China will also speed up reviews of patent applications, the State Council said after a meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

Gridsum Won the Government Contract for the Remote Trial Service of Beijing Intellectual Property Court
GlobeNewswire - 2017-08-30
August 30, 2017 07:00 ET | Source: Gridsum Holding Inc. BEIJING, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gridsum Holding Inc. ("Gridsum" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics, machine learning, and artificial ...

5 Ways to Secure Your Intellectual Property During Corporate Transitions
Inside Counsel - 2017-08-29
When it comes to departures or transactions, employment agreements and data security can only get you so far without a proactive plan. Major corporate transitions are never easy. Whether it's an employee departure (key executive, large workforce reduction ...

Jury hears opening statements in UM System intellectual property lawsuit
Columbia Missourian - 2017-08-29
Attorneys for the University of Missouri System on one side and a former MU chemical engineering professor on the other laid out their arguments in the 13th Circuit Court on Monday in a lawsuit over intellectual property. Attorney Russell Jones ...

Artel Acquires ARG ElectroDesign Intellectual Property
TV Technology - 2017-08-29
WESTFORD, Mass. -- Aug. 29, 2017 --Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign. The transaction provides Artel ...

Global Technology Company to Launch New Ocean Tomo Intellectual Property Marketplace With Sale of 1100 Patents
IT Business Net - 2017-08-29
Ocean Tomo is announcing today the sale of 1100 patents from a Global Technology Company though auction. These patents represent the following technology areas: Printing, Computing, Imaging, Network Services, Personal Communication Systems, Life Science ...

Disney accused of copyright infringement
norcalrecord.com - 2017-08-29
LOS ANGELES -- A Florida man is suing Walt Disney Company, alleging copyright infringement. Donald P. Bochers filed a complaint Aug. 24 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against The Weinstein Company LLC, doing business as ...

The Importance Of Technical Intelligence In Automotive Intellectual Property
ECN - 2017-08-29
Intellectual Property (IP) protection and enforcement has become more important than ever in the automotive industry, as vehicle manufacturers are integrating an increasing number of innovations from technological sectors other than their traditional ...

China highlights information sharing in future copyright law enforcement
ECNS - 2017-08-29
A mechanism should be established to incorporate copyright infringement into credit records of businesses and individuals, said the report, adding that those found guilty of violations would be punished. It also proposed that amendments to the Copyright ...

Report: Tougher copyright protection needed
China Daily - 2017-08-29
Over the past several years, the country has made efforts against copyright infringement, but more efforts are needed, according to a report on the enforcement of the Copyright Law by a specialized team under the legislature. The report is being discussed ...

Trial tests University of Missouri's intellectual property policies
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2017-08-28
Propylene glycol keeps cars and airplanes running in cold weather. It is also at the center of a long-running patent dispute between the University of Missouri and an engineering professor fired in May after 16 years on the faculty. Testimony began Monday ...

YouTube Personality Upset About Criticism Of His Video Loses Infringement/Defamation Lawsuit
Tech Dirt - 2017-08-27
Last year, YouTube personality [add scare quotes as needed] Matt Hosseinzadeh (a.k.a., "Matt Hoss," "Horny Tony," "Bold Guy") sued H3H3 Productions (composed of YouTube personalities Ethan and Hilla Klein) for copyright infringement. His argument?

Sharing photos online - the risks of Copyright Infringement
Lexology - 2017-08-25
With new social media platforms and photo sharing apps becoming more and more popular the risk of copyright infringement through the sharing of photography is more present than ever. The main purpose of social media is that it gives the user the ability to ...

China says will tighten controls over intellectual property theft
New York Daily News - 2017-08-25
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will tighten controls over intellectual property to provide better opportunities for foreign investors, the commerce ministry said on Friday. The government's crackdown on intellectual property violations will focus on trademark ...

Congressional town hall to focus Chinese plots to steal intellectual property
Tallahassee Democrat - 2017-08-24
Congressional town hall to focus Chinese plots to steal intellectual property "Wanton Loot: How China Is Stealing Ideas From American Entrepreneurs," is set for Aug. 30. Check out this story on tallahassee.com: http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/money ...

YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein have won a 'landmark' copyright lawsuit
Business Insider - 2017-08-24
The question at the heart of the case was whether using copyrighted clips in a YouTube video constitutes copyright infringement, or whether it's fair use. Fair use is a US legal doctrine that lets you use copyrighted material under certain circumstances.

h3h3Productions Wins 17 Month Copyright Lawsuit After Expensive Legal Fees
Game Revolution - 2017-08-24
Matt Hoss would soon transition the YouTube flag into a civil action lawsuit against Ethan Klein, alleging copyright infringement for the video. h3h3Productions would upload a follow-up called "Matt Bold Guy Hoss Is a Dick" (view the re-upload here ...

Talking Intellectual Property: How Openly Should Entrepreneurs Share Their Ideas?
Forbes - 2017-08-23
Cynthia Dahl, who is director of the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic in Philadelphia, helps business owners sort through IP issues, handling questions like: Should entrepreneurs ask investors to sign non-disclosure agreements?

The copyright status of MP3 resale back in court via the ReDigi appeal
CMU - 2017-08-23
When Capitol - then still an EMI subsidiary - sued the tech start-up for copyright infringement in 2012, ReDigi - which always insisted that its technology ensured that there was only ever one version of a resold digital file in existence at any one ...

Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit Secures Funding Until 2019
TorrentFreak - 2017-08-23
The UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has secured additional government funding which will keep it in action until at least 2019. The London-based operation, which has been instrumental in disrupting the activities of dozens of sites and people ...

MPAA Wins Copyright Infringement Case Against Chinese Streaming-Video Site
Hollywood Reporter - 2017-08-22
Although once rampant, film and television piracy has become less of a threat in China, thanks to collective action by the MPA, government authorities and local industry stakeholders. The Motion Pictures Association of America has notched another victory ...

China blasts U.S. intellectual property investigation as 'irresponsible'
The Hill - 2017-08-21
China slammed the recent launch of a full-fledged U.S. investigation into China's alleged international property theft on Monday, calling the probe "irresponsible." "The United States' disregard of World Trade Organization rules and use of domestic ...

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with US intellectual property probe
CNBC - 2017-08-21
A U.S. intellectual property probe into China has sparked renewed tension. China's Commerce Ministry said it would take appropriate measures to defend the country's lawful interests. China on Monday expressed "strong dissatisfaction" with the U.S. launch ...

Copyright Law for Community Associations
Lexology - 2017-08-21
If the association has not obtained a license allowing it to use the copyrighted material, it may be subject to penalties for copyright infringement. Under the U.S. Copyright Act, original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression are ...

Yes, China Steals U.S. Intellectual Property, But That Doesn't Mean Trade With China Is A Bad Thing
Investors Business Daily - 2017-08-21
Trade: As the U.S. gets ready to square off with China over its unfair trade practices, a new study by a group of economists suggests that China has had a major beneficial impact on both U.S. inflation and its standard of living. Will a trade war with ...

US to review China intellectual property policies
BBC - 2017-08-19
The US has formally launched an investigation into China's policies regarding intellectual property. The top US trade official, Robert Lighthizer, said his office had "determined that these critical issues merit a thorough investigation". The move was ...

U.S. formally launches probe of China's intellectual property practices
investing.com - 2017-08-19
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from President Donald Trump earlier this week to determine whether a ...

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