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Judicial Opinions, Statutes and Government Rules-Regulations are not Copyright Protected in United state of America [USA]

Wheaton vs Peter, 33 U.S, 991, 668 was the first copyright case in the United States till held good law and continuing as quoted in the recent decisions. 2,493 more words


Jeffry Severson and Elizabeth Bitar Join MBBP as Associates

MBBP welcomed two new associates to its intellectual property and corporate practices, Jeffry C. Severson and Elizabeth A. Bitar.

Jeff’s intellectual property practice will focus on protecting his clients’ inventions and growing their intellectual property portfolios.  71 more words

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Open letter to MEPs: Article 13 of the Copyright Directive

The latest threat to both freedom of expression and the neutrality of the Internet is the proposed European ‘Copyright Directive’, and in particular, Article 13. 393 more words


White House slams Chinese economic aggression policy as threat

The White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy late on Tuesday posted a report accusing China of committing “economic aggression” and targeting US technology and firms. 430 more words

New issue of Music & Copyright with Italy country report

The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.

Funding vehicles offer opportunities to music companies… 576 more words

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Companies feel compelled to hand over technology to China for market access

One in five foreign companies in China feels compelled to hand over technology for market access, a business group says, highlighting a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade dispute. 77 more words

Six Judges Let The Benchslaps Fly.

Six Benchslaps to Brighten Your Day, by Lisa Needham, Lawyerist.com


As Ms. Needham describes it, “[f]or the unfamiliar, benchslap originally referred to one judge snarking at another, but now refers to any time a member of the bench crushes an attorney with wit, rage, or both.” It is also an excellent example of what not to do. -CCE

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