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
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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
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
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
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