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Case Note: Pfizer Xalatan Case & Abuse of Dominant Position

By Matisse Barbaro


Intellectual property rights (IPR) consist of inventions and ideas on which the inventors can obtain protection. Accordingly, the inventor or the owner is granted exclusive rights with the aim of obtaining commercial benefits by its invention, and in order to have some protection against the utilization of such invention by other actors. 3,424 more words

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Symposium: Intellectual Property in All the New Places

Texas A & M University School of Law’s Center for Law & Intellectual Property presents “Intellectual Property in All the New Places” from April 15-16, 2016.   70 more words

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The IP Issues Faced by Fonts/Typefaces

I recently spoke to a potential client who had licensed a font/typeface from a designer for a new logo for a local start up. Having little/no background with fonts I had quite a few questions about the license and its scope. 251 more words

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Rob Bodine is a Virginia attorney focusing his practice on real estate and intellectual property law. 39 more words


Swift's Copyright Suit "Shaken Off"

Jesse Graham’s lawsuit against Taylor Swift has been thrown out by a US court. Graham alleged that Swift’s hit Shake It Off copied his distinctive lyrics, the melodies being entirely different. 67 more words

Copyright Also Protects An Unauthorized Parody

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in Keeling v. Har that an unauthorized parody protected by ‘fair use,’ may itself be protected with respect to its original parodic expression and including any added compilations or arrangements to the work.   103 more words

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EU: Possible extension of GI protection to non-agricultural products

On 6 October 2015 the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on the possible extension of geographical indication (GI) protection of the European Union (EU) to non-agricultural products. 595 more words