SACEM and IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Global Online Music Copyright Management Platform

Music Technology Policy

IBM and Sacem, one of the world’s leading cultural and creative collective management organizations, announced today a 10-year strategic alliance to develop URights, a world-class copyright platform on IBM Cloud designed to track and capture the value of online music for both creators and publishers. via @SACEM and @IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Global Online Music Copyright Management Platform — Artist Rights Watch[Editor Charlie sez: What? No blockchain?].

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Thomson Reuters Unveils New Platforms for E-Discovery and Legal Research and Offers Glimpse of New AI Product Using IBM’s Watson

Media Law

At what was billed as an Innovation Summit in its Times Square headquarters yesterday, Thomson Reuters Legal briefed journalists, bloggers and analysts on two products it is unveiling at Legaltech New York next week and also offered tantalizing hints of a product it is developing using the cognitive computing power of IBM’s Watson, the computer […].

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Massive EU Antitrust Fine Levied Against Intel

Digital Media Law

Other tech companies facing EU antitrust scrutiny include Google, Cisco, Microsoft and IBM, with the latter two having actually been charged. Tags: IBM antitrust AMD Google Microsoft Intel Cisco The European Commission has fined Intel 1.06 billion Euros—about $1.45 billion—for alleged anticompetitive actions against longtime rival AMD and enjoined any future such actions, report Reuters and the NY Times.

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Monday Morning JETLawg

JetLawBlog

IBM enters the electronic health records market. In the news… Pennsylvania and New Jersey try a new technology to stop the employment of unauthorized immigrants. Entourage to return for one more season. Legal outsourcing continues to grow , attracting Western lawyers to India.

Science Fiction Becomes Reality: Washington, D.C. to Test New Crime-Prediction Software

JetLawBlog

Indeed, the use of similar predictive analytic software, developed by IBM, was tested by The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice and the UK Ministry of Justice in the spring and summer drew withering criticism. Is it really 2054 already?

Monday Morning JETLawg…

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IBM’s Supercomputer, “Watson,&# to compete against humans on Jeopardy! In the news… Swedish officials arrest three for suspected copyright infringement due to use of massive piracy servers.

I’ll Take Artificial Intelligence for $1000, Alex

JetLawBlog

Watson, a supercomputer developed by IBM to be the world’s most advanced “question-answering&# machine, is prepared to play against some of the best former Jeopardy! As if Jeopardy!

Jury Picked and Trial Commences in SCO v. Novell UNIX Code Copyright Ownership Dispute

New Media and Technology Law

When SCO claimed ownership of the UNIX code in its lawsuit against IBM, Novell made public statements disputing SCO's ownership, thus the claim by SCO that Novell slandered its title to the code. Meanwhile, the main event, the SCO lawsuit against IBM, is being held in abeyance pending resolution of the code ownership issue. If SCO prevails against Novel on the issue of ownership of the code, then the litigation against IBM should be the next event.

Thomson Reuters Unveils Watson-Powered AI Product for Data Privacy Law

Media Law

Two years ago yesterday, at a briefing for journalists and bloggers, Thomson Reuters let drop a tantalizing tidbit about a product it was developing based on IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence platform. TR offered only crumbs of details, saying the product would help corporate legal and corporate compliance users untangle the sometimes-confusing web of global legal […].

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Is This the Proof of Concept for Artificial Intelligence in Law?

Media Law

As a recent New York Times article observed about IBM’s attempts to commercialize its Watson AI computer, “[C]ommercializing new technology, however promising, typically comes in short steps rather than giant leaps.” The jury is still out on the role to be played by artificial intelligence in law.

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Communications And Entertainment Law Blog - Untitled Article

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

IBM is spending more than a billion dollars to build data centers overseas to reassure foreign customers that their information is safe from prying eyes in the United States government

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At AI Research Company ROSS, A New Stage of Transparency and Engagement

Media Law

ROSS began in 2014 at the University of Toronto as a student-built entrant in a cognitive-computing competition staged by IBM to develop applications for its Watson computer – then famous for having won Jeopardy! Was this the same ROSS Intelligence that I’d wondered and speculated about?

Clio Names Finalists for $100,000 Startup Contest

Media Law

Jules Miller , partner at IBM’s Blockchain Accelerator and partner and co-founder of Prose Ventures. In just two weeks, the sixth Clio Cloud Conference kicks off in New Orleans. I have attended all five of the prior Clio conferences and, as I wrote last year , I have uniformly praised each one.

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Crisis Averted: Fostering A Learning Culture During Hard Times

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Research: IBM Study - $70,000 in annual savings and 10% increase in productivity when teams are well trained. Companies fail; however, failure is often preventable or even reversible. In aviation, there is a saying, “It takes three mistakes to kill you.” Meaning that just one failure doesn’t usually cause a catastrophic incident. Rather, it’s the compounding effect of multiple independent failures that leads to a catastrophe.

Novell Prevails in Jury Trial on Ownership of UNIX Copyrights

New Media and Technology Law

Presumably, the next act in this long-running drama (the litigation commenced in 2005) will focus on SCO's litigation against IBM, which was stayed when SCO filed a (still pending) bankruptcy proceeding. The ownership of the copyrights that are the subject of this jury verdict underlie SCO's claims in that litigation that IBM infringed SCO's copyrights by contributing certain of the UNIX source code to the open source Linux operating system project. The jury in The SCO Group v.

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For ALT, It’s Second Conference Was A Reckoning

Media Law

Shawnna Hoffman, global coleader of the IBM Cognitive Legal Practice, delivers a keynote on artificial intelligence. Shawnna Hoffman , global coleader of the IBM Cognitive Legal Practice, spoke on artificial intelligence.

It is not about Northern vs. Southern California:

Music Technology Policy

IBM’s Madison Project in the same period was essentially an early subscription music offering. An excellent topic came up at the recent Google Tech Summit in Napa Valley that bears repeating–trying to lump all of the tech companies into one pot as “Northern California” against artists in “Southern California” is too facile by half and is a form of geocentric narcissism. First of all, you can’t lump all tech companies in together.

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Conference Preview: AI in the Spotlight when Legalweek Convenes Jan. 28

Media Law

Participants will also be able to summarize the key features of AI tools from IBM Watson, LexPredict, Neota Logic, and others, and be able to apply a basic understanding of public and private data sets for projects in their libraries. With Legaltech , one of the world’s largest and most-important legal technology conferences, just two weeks away, we are at a time when it has never been more obvious how tech is transforming the practice of law.

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Starting Its Second Year, Global Legal Blockchain Group Unveils New Guides and World Tour of Briefings

Media Law

The current roster of members includes law firms such as BakerHostetler, Latham & Watkins, Seyfarth Shaw and Shearman & Sterling; companies such as Thomson Reuters, Liberty Mutual and IBM; and organizations such as Michigan State University College of Law, Suffolk University Law School, and BYU Law.

More MacBride: BSA anti-piracy attorney will have DOJ IP duties

Copyrights & Campaigns

Members of BSA include Adobe, Apple, Cisco Systems, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and Quest.

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Novell Prevails in Long-Running Dispute over Ownership of UNIX Copyrights - And Open Source Software Moves On

New Media and Technology Law

Ultimately, the related SCO litigations, including its copyright infringement case against IBM, will fold up as well. The dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc. over the ownership of copyrights in the code to certain versions of the UNIX operating system, which started eight years ago, appears to have been handed its retirement papers by the Tenth Circuit.

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A Love Letter to a Laptop

Media Law

And it remains so today, well after Lenovo took over the Thinkpad brand from IBM. If David Pogue can write a love letter to a camera , I don’t see why I shouldn’t write one to my laptop — or, actually, to a family of laptops, the Thinkpad.

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email from Geist

Music Technology Policy

We had additional support from IBM and Entrust in building the lab, which has been used for a wide range of technology law projects. From: [Office] Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 5:25 pm To: CLC Subject: FW Million dollar claims Chris, do you know who this is? Original Message -- From: Michael Geist Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 1:30 PM To: CLC Subject: Million dollar claims Chris, About that million dollar claim. I hold a Canada Research Chair at the Tier 2 level.

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The Copyright Principles Project: Selflessness, Valley Style Amongst A Dedicated Group of Likeminded People

Music Technology Policy

Terry Ilardi, IBM Corp. We heard a new twist on the Copyright Principles Project–because the participants are academics, they are not “self interested” the way that creators are. Ah, disinterested elites on a quest for truth that only the anointed can divine.

Novell Prevails in Long-Running Dispute over Ownership of UNIX Copyrights – And Open Source Software Moves On

New Media and Technology Law

Ultimately, the related SCO litigations, including its copyright infringement case against IBM, will fold up as well. The dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc. over the ownership of copyrights in the code to certain versions of the UNIX operating system, which started eight years ago, appears to have been handed its retirement papers by the Tenth Circuit.

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Novell Prevails in Long-Running Dispute over Ownership of UNIX Copyrights – And Open Source Software Moves On

New Media and Technology Law

Ultimately, the related SCO litigations, including its copyright infringement case against IBM, will fold up as well. The dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc. over the ownership of copyrights in the code to certain versions of the UNIX operating system, which started eight years ago, appears to have been handed its retirement papers by the Tenth Circuit.

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The Copyright Principles Project: The Arrogant Thimblerig of Contrived Consensus

Music Technology Policy

Terry Ilardi, IBM Corp. The shell game (also known as Thimblerig , Three shells and a pea , the old army game ) is portrayed as a gambling game , but in reality, when a wager for money is made, it is a confidence trick used to perpetrate fraud.

The Copyright Principles Project Misses the Point on Copyright Registration–we have registration now, where is the benefit?

Music Technology Policy

Terry Ilardi, IBM Corp. Google is–of course–very interested in orphan works. They have a deep and abiding interest in the subject.

Kevin Martin Departs as Congress Looks at June 12 DTV Transition Deadline - While Remaining Commissioners Write Letters About Transition Problems

Broadcast Law Blog

It has now been announced that IBM has been hired to man the phonebank, perhaps answering some of the questions Commissioner McDowell raised in his letter. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin announced that he will be leaving the Commission on Tuesday as the new President is inaugurated, and thus will not be present at the FCC to set any last minute policy for the DTV transition.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Titles

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Examples of famous trademarks are Xerox, Apple and IBM. Answers from Mark Litwak, Attorney At Law. DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is intended to provide general information and does not constitute legal advice. You should not act or rely on such information without seeking the advice of an attorney and receiving counsel based on your particular facts and circumstances.

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