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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 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 ...

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 ...

US launches formal probe over China intellectual property practices
Financial Times - 2017-08-18
The Trump administration formally launched an investigation into Chinese intellectual property theft on Friday in a signal that the departure of Steve Bannon, one of its most prominent economic nationalists, is unlikely to slow a move to take a tougher ...

US formally launches probe of China's intellectual property practices
Fox Business - 2017-08-18
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 probe was needed.

Citizens Against Government Waste Supports the Protection of U.S. Intellectual Property
Business Wire - 2017-08-17
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz issued the following statement in support of the executive memorandum that was signed by President Donald Trump on August 14, 2017, directing the U.S. Trade ...

Chinese Intellectual Property Theft to Continue as Trump Mixes Messages
The Street - 2017-08-17
President Donald Trump this week ordered the United States to take bold action to stop China's theft and abuse of intellectual property. Only, he didn't. That's just what it sounded like he did....1275 more words left in this article. To read them, just ...

Intellectual Property Rights Protect Massive Profits of Corporations
TheRealNews - 2017-08-17
Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books, his latest being "Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer".

South Korean garment business accuses Texas competitor of copyright infringement
norcalrecord.com - 2017-08-16
LOS ANGELES -- A South Korean garment business is suing a Texas competitor, alleging copyright infringement. C&SM International filed a complaint July 14 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against A'Gaci LLC, and Does 1 through ...

Italian ISPs Say New Copyright Amendment Infringes Human Rights
TorrentFreak - 2017-08-16
According to AIIP, it is the judiciary that should have sole power over copyright infringement disputes in Italy. When other bodies such as AGCOM are given control over criminal issues, it represents a violation of both constitutional principles and EU law.

Donald Trump sends tough signal to China on unfair intellectual property practices
Dawn - 2017-08-16
WASHINGTON: The United States in effect served notice on China on Monday by opening an investigation into unfair trade practices focused on intellectual property (IP) and advanced technology. But punitive action is still about a year away, and conclusions ...

Remittances growth beat government target in January-June, BSP says
BusinessMirror. - 2017-08-15
The BSP said the continued increase in remittances in June was supported by stable demand for skilled Filipino workers abroad, citing data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, which indicated a 50-percent hike in the number of Filipino ...

Remittances growth beat government target in January-June, BSP says
BusinessMirror. - 2017-08-15
The BSP said the continued increase in remittances in June was supported by stable demand for skilled Filipino workers abroad, citing data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, which indicated a 50-percent hike in the number of Filipino ...

Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Protects American Intellectual Property
The White House - 2017-08-14
"Enforcing intellectual property rules alone could save millions of American jobs." - Then-Candidate Donald J. Trump INVESTIGATING THEFT: Today, President Donald J. Trump is taking the first step to ensure we protect American innovation and the ...

Donald Trump Directs Investigation of China for Theft of Intellectual Property
Breitbart News - 2017-08-14
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum directing his Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer to investigate China for the theft of intellectual property. "For too long, this wealth has been drained from our country while Washington has done nothing.

Lighthizer Says China Intellectual Property Probe a High Priority
New York Times - 2017-08-14
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday that a probe on whether to launch an investigation into China's intellectual property practices will be one of his office's "highest priorities." Lighthizer said in a statement that ...

Enforcement of intellectual property rights and dispute resolution for SMEs
chronicle.co.zw - 2017-08-14
THE more valuable the Intellectual Property (IP) assets of your Small to Medium Enterprise (SME), the greater the possibility that others would want to make use of them, without having to pay for them. Do you have a strategy to prevent this? If despite ...

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