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No Copyright in Chorus Line

Taylor Swift is back in the news. This time for the wrong reasons – it is alleged she lifted key words from the lyrics of another song and thereby infringed copyright. 764 more words

Regulating The Internet? Not the Tubes Themselves- The Goo Inside the Tubes

If Net Neutrality is an argument about economics (and federal administrative law), Content Regulation is an argument about ethics and culture.

Net Neutrality is becoming an old hobby horse for a lot of people. 1,265 more words


Update on the Two Apple and Samsung Patent Cases

By Nicole Daniel


In October and November 2017 significant developments occurred in the two Apple-Samsung patent cases.

The first concerns litigation between Apple and Samsung that started in 2011 and went to trial in 2012. 866 more words


Another IP-related International Investment Arbitration Looming

By Gabriel M. Lentner

As reported by IAReporter, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer served a notice of dispute under the US-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty involving a patent dispute between Pfizer and Argentine generics producer Acromax. 164 more words


European Commission Presents Comprehensive Soft Law Measures to Ensure that Intellectual Property Rights are Well Protected, Including Issuing Guidance on the Enforcement Directive

By Kletia Noti


On November 29, 2017, the European Commission (“Commission”) adopted a comprehensive package of measures aimed at further improving the application and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) within the EU Member States, in the EU and internationally (hereinafter, “IPRs enforcement package”) 3,636 more words


Bar Association Chair and Vice-Chair

The LAW FIRM OF DAYREL SEWELL, PLLC is pleased to announce that Mr. Sewell is now appointed as Chair of the Brooklyn Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee and Vice-Chair of the Brooklyn Bar Association Real Property Committee. 41 more words


In Defense of Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents: A Response to the UN’s Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Patent Examination

Christopher M. Holman
Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

In 2015, the United Nations Development Programme issued a document entitled Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Patent Examination: Examining Pharmaceutical Patents from a Public Health Perspective (the “Guidelines”). 161 more words

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