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Here's what Business Insider employees just said about why people are leaving

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money.cnn.com - Emboldened by a $343 million sale to the German publishing giant Axel Springer, the company's co-founder, Henry Blodget, set his sights on global domination. Business Insider, Blodget declared in N...

Yahoo reaches deal with activist Starboard adding 4 people to board, including Starboard CEO

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techcrunch.com - As Yahoo continues to weigh up acquisition offers, the company has announced that it’s reached a deal with activist investor Starboard, which had written one of its famous letters to the troubled I...

Draft report - Intellectual Property Arrangements Productivity Commission

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pc.gov.au - Action must be taken to rebalance Australia's intellectual property (IP) arrangements, according to a wide-ranging draft report released by the Productivity Commission. A good IP system balances th...

How Startups Can Protect Their Intellectual Property Rights - Smart Hustle Magazine - Entrepreneurs

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smarthustle.com - Imagine waking up one morning and finding out, much to your horror, that your competitor has somehow stolen and replicated your secret business idea and captured the attention of your target market...

Willfulness Remains Prerequisite to Award of Trademark Infringer’s Profits

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natlawreview.com - Addressing whether willfulness is a prerequisite to an award of a trademark infringer’s profits, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision that absent a...

Congress May Be About to Shake Up Trade Secret Law: Is That a Good Thing?

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blogs.wsj.com - Update: The House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon approved the Defend Trade Secrets Act by a vote of 410-2. Federal civil law governing intellectual property has long been a three-legged ...

On IP Protection, USTR Finds Fault With China, India … And Switzerland?

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ip-watch.org - The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) does not hesitate to add even its closest friends to its annual list of concerns about possible inadequate protection of US intellectual ...

Unified (European) Patent Court: 9-Months Away - Sherman IP LLP

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shermanip.com - A pan-European patent court is a big deal. Once in operation, the Unified Patent Court will allow owners of European patents to use a single court action to enforce a patent across Europe.  The UPC...

US report puts India on 'Priority Watch List,' raises concerns over pharma sector - Firstpost

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firstpost.com - The US’ Special 301 report continues to put India, along with a few other countries, under its ‘Priority Watch List’ for its intellectual property rights (IPR) regime and directs its chief trade ne...

OECD Report: "Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact" - INTA Blog

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inta.org - In 2005, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched a project to assess the magnitude and impact of counterfeiting and piracy globally. The results of this project w...

Rovi to Buy DVR Maker TiVo for $1.1 Billion

nytimes.com - NEW YORK — Rovi Corp, a provider of digital television guides, said on Friday it would buy video recorder pioneer TiVo Inc in a $1.1 billion deal that brings together two video software players wit...

Valeant’s New Chief Cuts a Familiar Figure

nytimes.com - When a deeply troubled company replaces its chief executive, it makes sense to expect the new C.E.O. to bring a fresh take to its operations. A clean sweep, so to speak. But if shareholders in Vale...

US Priority Watch List status won’t affect Thai trade, privileges: Apiradi - The Nation

nationmultimedia.com - Home » business » US Priority Watch List status won’t affect Thai trade, privileges: Apiradi US Priority Watch List status won’t affect Thai trade, privileges: Apiradi PETCHANET PRATRUANGKRAI THE N...

Fitbit Knocks Out Jawbone Patents at U.S. Trade Agency

bloomberg.com - Fitbit Inc. won a ruling that invalidated the last of the Jawbone Inc. patents that were the subject of a dispute at the U.S. International Trade Commission. The ruling Thursday lessens the chance ...

Foreign Patent Services - Federal Business Opportunities: Opportunities

fbo.gov - Added: Apr 06, 2016 4:22 pm Modified: Apr 28, 2016 3:28 pmTrack Changes 1. This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart...

Why Over Half of Prince's Estate Will Go to the Government

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dailysignal.com - It appears that the pop star Prince may have died without a will, leaving behind a multi-million dollar and growing estate. Although Prince has one full sister and five half-siblings, Prince’s fami...

Balancing Assertiveness and Patience in Tech Transfer: A NASA Case Study-

fuentek.com - Earlier this spring, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) signed a license allowing Vigilant Aerospace Systems to integrate its patent-pending sense-and-avoid system into the startup comp...

Planting The Seeds For IP Protection Of Marijuana Brands

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grr.com - There is little question that there is a sea change occurring regarding the legalization of marijuana. A majority of Americans are now in favor of its decriminalization, and four states (and the Di...

Blacksburg students' political film wins C-SPAN honors

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roanoke.com - BLACKSBURG — The work of a pair of sibling filmmakers produced an interesting problem Thursday morning. “We’ve never gotten a giant check before, so we don’t really know what to do with it,” said 1...

Those in charge of Prince estate face 'horribly speculative' task of valuing publicity rights

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abajournal.com - Home Daily News Those in charge of Prince estate face 'horribly… As a special administrator appointed Wednesday to oversee the business affairs of Prince begins tallying up the late superstar music...

Intellectual Property Infringement Cases on the Rise in China

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thefashionlaw.com - The number of intellectual property lawsuits filed in Chinese courts is steadily growing, and nearly one in six are being filed by non-Chinese entities. According to a report complied by the Shangh...

Medivation Rejects Takeover Bid From Sanofi

nytimes.com - Medivation, which makes drugs for prostate cancer, has a message for the French drug company Sanofi: The $9.3 billion cash takeover offer was not good enough. On Friday, David Hung, the founder, pr...

Dan Ballard

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