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Understanding Copyright as an Undergraduate Researcher

Many undergraduate researchers are unaware of the intellectual property issues they face when composing a thesis, preparing presentation slides or posters, or submitting their work to a scholarly journal. 1,003 more words

General Interest

An interesting take on IP and copyright

As the legal battle between Paramount/CBS and the producers of the fan-film Axanar slogs on, an interesting amicus brief was filed in court by the Language Creation Society about whether or not the Klingon language should be subject to copyright protections. 60 more words

Sorry, that isn’t actually Scarlett Johansson.

By Beth St. Clair

 What would you do if someone built a robot version of you?

 It happened to Scarlett Johansson. A graphic designer from Hong Kong spent over a year, and $50,000, to build a robot… 665 more words

University Of Washington School Of Law

Unbelievable Textbook Cartels

It’s not as if profits for the textbook industry were very high for individual authors, as if this were true more firms would enter into the industry, but that is not the case. 1,052 more words


Case of First Impression: Federal Circuit Endorses Patent-Agent Privilege

In a case of first impression regarding whether communications between a non-lawyer patent agent and a client are legally privileged, a split panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a patent-agent privilege is warranted on a limited basis where an agent is engaged in the congressionally endorsed, authorized practice of law.  814 more words

Unilever Wants Your Ideas

Unilever recently opened a new platform to help them grow their business using open innovation.  The new Open Innovation portal is designed to find the latest and greatest technologies from around the world. 321 more words

Attorney @mariaspeth of @Jaburg_Wilk to offer legal presentation for authors

Do you or someone you know have a book idea kicking around—or perhaps even an unpublished manuscript in your desk drawer?

No surprise to you, I’m sure, but… 241 more words

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