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The real impact of Corey Lewandowski’s nondisclosure agreement with Donald Trump

washingtonpost.com - Corey Lewandowski isn't saying whether his old contract with Donald Trump prohibits him from disparaging the Republican presumptive presidential nominee in his new job as a CNN commentator. Asked o...

Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem

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nytimes.com - ACCORDING to some prominent voices in the tech world, artificial intelligence presents a looming existential threat to humanity: Warnings by luminaries like Elon Musk and Nick Bostrom about “the si...

50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Ed Sheeran, Led Zeppelin… Are These Copyright Lawsuits a Good Thing for Music?

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flavorwire.com - On June 17, TMZ broke the story of Brandon Parrott, the producer who helped craft 50 Cent’s breakout 2003 hit “P.I.M.P.” and is now suing both 50 and the record’s producer, Dr Dre. Parrott says he ...

What Will ‘Brexit’ Mean for European Patents?

blog.patentology.com.au - What Will ‘Brexit’ Mean for European Patents? 26 June 2016, 12:20 PM Mark Summerfield No comments   On Thursday 23 June 2016, around 72% of eligible UK voters turned out and decided, by a narrow ma...

Apple's FaceTime subject of renewed VoIP patent infringement lawsuit

appleinsider.com -   Apple's FaceTime subject of renewed VoIP patent infringement lawsuit By Mikey Campbell Friday, June 24, 2016, 07:26 pm PT (10:26 pm ET) Apple on Friday was slapped with yet another patent lawsuit...

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Ministry officers seize counterfeit smartphones

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theborneopost.com - MIRI: Enforcement officers from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumerism (MDTC) Miri yesterday seized 37 counterfeit Samsung smartphones and powerbanks worth RM17,012. The seizures were made ...

The importance of PTAB patent review proceedings for addressing low quality patents - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

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ipwatchdog.com - The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) recently sided with patent quality advocate, Askeladden L.L.C., declaring three patents unpatentable in Inter Partes Review (IPR) challenges filed under Ask...

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Knockoffs: Not Just for Handbags, but Home Decor Too

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wsj.com - When Dan Fries got into the home-appraisal business 30 years ago, stone was stone and wood was wood. Now, it’s not so easy to tell the real stuff from the copycats. “I’ve had to adjust my skill set...

Cops: Eviction leads to counterfeit goods bust

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newsday.com - An eviction warrant at a New Cassel warehouse led to the surprise discovery of more than $1 million in counterfeit designer goods and an operation that may have stitched fake designer labels onto 1...

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Who owns 'Happy Birthday' song? We all will! - MyNewsLA.com

mynewsla.com - A Los Angeles federal judge is expected to sign-off on a settlement Monday of the copyright case involving “Happy Birthday” — billed as the most recognized song in the English language — and order ...

I have found a new way to watch TV, and it changes everything

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washingtonpost.com - Jeff Guo's digital avatar watches TV on fast-forward. (Dani Johnson, Amy King / The Washington Post) IHAVE a habit that horrifies most people. I watch television and films in fast forward. This has...

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Business Owners-Federal Trade Secret Theft Claim

privacyandiplawblog.com - On May 11, 2016, Pres. Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, S. 1890, 114th Congr. (2d Sess. 2016) (“DTSA“), which provides for the first time a federal private right of actio...

Privilege for patent and trademark agents now in force in Canada

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Europe Representative Office Activities Span Orlando to Kiev

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inta.org - European Officials at the Annual Meeting INTA’s Representative Office in Europe, together with colleagues in the New York head office, welcomed European officials at last month’s Annual Meeting in ...

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Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: Bank of No Confusion: BNC National Bank fails to enjoin Bank of North Carolina rebranding

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tushnet.blogspot.com - BNC Bancorp v. BNCCORP, Inc., 2016 WL 3365428, No. 15-cv-793 (M.D.N.C. Jun. 16, 2016) Bank of North Carolina sought a declaratory judgment against BNC National Bank to settle rights in the BNC mark...

Officials Seize $1 Million in Counterfeit Goods in One of "Biggest" U.S. Raids

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