Rothman on The Role of Custom in Intellectual Property @profrothman

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Rothman, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, is publishing In the Shadow of the Law: The Role of Custom in Intellectual Property in I Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Peter Menell and Ben Depoorter, eds Jennifer E.

Smith on Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore @CathaySmith

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Smith, University of Montana School of Law, is publishing Beware the Slender Man: Intellectual Property and Internet Folklore in volume 70 of the Florida Law Review (2017). Cathay Y.

Breakey on Natural Intellectual Property Rights and the Public Domain

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Breakey, Griffith University, has published Natural Intellectual Property Rights and the Public Domain at 73 Modern Law Review 208 (2010). No natural rights theory justifies strong intellectual property rights. Hugh E.

Randazza on Morality and Intellectual Property Rights

The Legal Satyricon

Randazza, Freedom of Expression and Morality Based Impediments to the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, 16 NEV. If the title doesn’t grip you, it discusses “The Slants” case, CUMFIESTA, Fuckingmachines, SCREW YOU, Nutsacks, and Japanese porn. Marc J. 107.Filed under: misc.

Dinwoodie on Diversifying Perspectives of the International Intellectual Property System @OxfordLawFac

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Dinwoodie, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, has published Diversifying Perspectives of the International Intellectual Property System at The Intellectual Property System in a Time of Change? European and Intellectual Perspectives 222 (Christopher Geiger ed.,

Opderbeck Responds To Mark Lemley's Article "Faith-Based Intellectual Property" @SetonHallLaw

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Opderbeck, Seton Hall University School of Law, has published Lex Machina Non Est: A Response to Mark Lemley's 'Faith-Based Intellectual Property' as Seton Hall University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series 2017. David W.

Recent Developments In Intellectual Property Law, 2014

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Taylor, both of Southern Methodist University School of Law are publishing Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law — A 2014 Retrospective in the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal (2015). Keith Robinson and David O. Here is

Ginsburg on Intellectual Property As Seen by Barbie and Mickey: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright and Trademark Law @ColumbiaLaw @TheCSUSA

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Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, is publishing Intellectual Property As Seen by Barbie and Mickey: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright and Trademark Law in the Journal of the Copyright Society. Jane C.

Michael Jackson Tax Judge Allows Trial Testimony About Intellectual Property Mashups

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The judge is dealing with the issue of what — and how — a theoretical buyer would have paid Jackson for the right to use his name and image. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online

Merges on What Kind of Right Are Intellectual Property Rights? @BerkeleyLawNews

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Merges, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, is publishing "What Kind of Rights Are Intellectual Property Rights?" Robert P. in Oxford Handbook of IP Law (R. Dreyfuss and J. Pila, eds., Oxford U.P.) forthcoming). Here is the abstract.

Ricketson and Ginsburg on Intellectual Property in News

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Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, are publishing Intellectual Property in News? in Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (Sam Ricketson and Megan Richardson, eds., Sam Ricketson, Melbourne Law School, and Jane C. Why Not? Edward Elgar, 2016) (forthcoming

Cronin on Law and Odor: Elusive Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Protections For Fragrances

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Charles Patrick Desmond Cronin, USC Gould School of Law, is publishing Law and Odor: Elusive Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Protections for Fragrances in Unconventional Copyright (Forthcoming).

Liebenau on What Intellectual Property Can Learn From Online Privacy, and Vice Versa

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Diana Liebenau, Harvard Law School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, is publishing What Intellectual Property Can Learn from Online Privacy, and Vice Versa in volume 30 of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology.

The Pope vs. Intellectual Property Rights

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In a recent Papal Encyclical letter , Pope Benedict XVI condemned intellectual property rights as contributing toward wealth inequality. It is interesting to see the Pope attack intellectual property.

Why Small Business Owners need to think about intellectual property protection

Gordon P. Firemark

But how many consider the value of their intellectual property? How many small businesses even consider that they own any intellectual property? The good news is that, most of the time, protecting intellectual property can be very cost-effective. So how do you protect your small business intellectual property? The foregoing are just a few examples of how small businesses can maximize the value of their investments in intellectual property.

Richard Epstein and Real vs. Intellectual Property

Music Technology Policy

Originally posted on MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY : For those of you who find that you are looking for the fourth circle of hell as relief from enduring the “distinctions” between tangible property and intellectual property spewed by the EFFluviati and other fellow travelers of Professor Lester Lawrence Lessig III (affectionately known as “Trip” Lessig in these pages), you “must read” The Structural Unity of Real and Intellectual Property by Professor Richard A.

Randazza on Freedom of Expression and Morality Based Impediments to the Enforcement of Intellectual Property RIghts

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Randazza, Randazza Legal Group and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), is publishing Freedom of Expression and Morality Based Impediments to the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in volume 16 of the Nevada Law Journal (2016). Marc J.

The NFL's Intellectual Property Claims

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Johnson, University of North Dakota School of Law; Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society, has published The NFL, Intellectual Property, and the Conquest of Sports Media at 86 North Dakota Law Review 760 (2010). Eric E. Here is

Beverage Company Swipes Back at Grumpy Cat in Intellectual Property Lawsuit

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The legal catfight gives the famous feline another reason to be grumpy. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Seuba, Geiger, and Lu on The Evaluation and Modernization of the Legal Framework for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

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Xavier Seuba, Christophe Geiger, and Linhua Lu, all of the University of Strasbourg, Centre for International Intellectural Property Studies (CEIPI), have published The Evaluation and Modernisation of the Legal Framework for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights as Centre for

Menell, Lemley, and Merges on Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age

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Merges, University of California, School of Law, have published Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age: 2016 - Chapters 1 and Peter S. Menell, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School, and Robert P.

Justifying the Protection of Intellectual Property

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Moore, University of Washington Department of Philosophy, has published Intellectual Property and Copyright. Legal protections for intellectual property have a rich history that stretches back to ancient Greece and before. Adam D. Here is the abstract. As different legal systems

Intellectual Property in Farm Operations?

The Legal Satyricon

This just in from the “could Flori-duh get any dumber&# department. SB 1246 by Sen. Jim Norman, R-Tampa, would make it a first-degree felony to photograph a farm without first obtaining written permission from the owner. A farm is defined as any land “cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production, the raising and breeding of [.]. First Amendment Flori-duh imbeciles

Intellectual Property Law in Egypt

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Lea Shaver, Hofstra University School of Law, and Nagla Rizk, American University in Cairo Economics Department, have published Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, in Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on

Using Legislative Action To Protect Intellectual Property

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Thomas, University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration; Business Law & Legal Studies, and Cassandra Aceves, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, have published Vanquish Copyright Pirates, Patent Trolls, and Content Counterfeiters: Protecting Intellectual Property Through Legislative Change Robert E.

The Changing Intellectual Property Regime In the UK

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Rebecca Wong, Nottingham Trent University Law School, has published Changing the Landscape of the Intellectual Property Framework: The Intellectual Property Bill 2013. The introduction of the Intellectual Property Bill is a response to the Hargreaves Report Here is the abstract.

Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Said to Violate Graffiti Artist's Intellectual Property

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Rime, a superstar in his own right, targets a high-end Italian apparel brand that allegedly paid Perry to wear it. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Style Business THR Online

It's a Crazy Intellectual Property World

Trademark, Copyright, and Entertainment Law Forum

It's a Crazy Intellectual Property World From Apple trying to register a trademark of "App Store" to Apple suing someone for selling white iPhone kits, to CBS being the subject of a lawsuit for copyright infringement; it is a crazy intellectual property world.

Oscars: A Guide to Best Picture Intellectual Property Litigation

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The Most Litigated Picture award would almost certainly go either to ''Gone with the Wind'' or ''Titanic.'' read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

National Security and International Intellectual Property Law

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Levin, Elon University School of Law; Stanford University Center for Internet and Society, has published Bring in the Nerds: Secrecy, National Security and the Creation of International Intellectual Property Law at 30 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal David S.

Bellemare on the Use of Preferential Rights in Intellectual Property Agreements

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Antoine Bellemare, Laval University, is publishing On the Use of Preferential Rights in Intellectual Property Agreements in volume 51 of les Nouvelles: Journal of the Licensing Executives Society (September 2016). Here is the abstract. This article reviews the four main

Comparative Intellectual Property Law: Indonesia

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Simon Butt, University of Sydney Faculty of Law, has published "Intellectual Property in Indonesia: A Problematic Legal Transplant," in Indonesia: Law and Society (T. Lindsey ed.; Federation Press, 2008). Here is the abstract. Since the mid 1990s, Indonesia has significantly

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: POPE BENEDICT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND COLDPLAY

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In his latest and third encyclical letter, Pope Benedict comments about the current global economic crisis and mentions certain intellectual property rights, the litigation of which constitutes a large part of my practice. Here are my thoughts on the subject -- from the perspective of a Catholic intellectual property lawyer and Coldplay fan.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: POPE BENEDICT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND COLDPLAY

Entertainment Litigation Blog

In his latest and third encyclical letter, Pope Benedict comments about the current global economic crisis and mentions certain intellectual property rights, the litigation of which constitutes a large part of my practice. Here are my thoughts on the subject -- from the perspective of a Catholic intellectual property lawyer and Coldplay fan. The difference is the stray comment -- the dicta -- about intellectual property rights and the enforcement of those rights.

How the Reward of Intellectual Property Might Inhibit Creative Labors

Pixelization

Part 3 of a series: The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property In this series of posts, I’m taking on what I'm calling the great fallacy of intellectual property law – the idea that IP rights are needed to provide financial. Copyright Economics For Law Profs The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property

The History of the Intellectual Property Clause

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Neal Solomon has published A Short History of the Intellectual Property Clause: A Review of 19th and 20th Century Landmark Patent Cases. The American patent system emanates from the intellectual property clause in Article I of Here is the abstract.

Marijuana Legalization and Intellectual Property

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Reuters reports on the initiative to legalize marijuana in California. source) The story claims that a lot of people in heavy growing areas are unsure of whether they want the initiative to pass, since it may mean that big business will move into the weed industry, and local workers who make their money [.].

Is Intellectual Property Essential? Kevin Flynn Hackers vs. Walt Disney Backers

Pixelization

Part 5 of a series: The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property In this series of posts, I'm arguing that the central economic theory of intellectual property law is wrong. Copyright Cyber Economics Film For Law Profs The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online

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Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online China 's intellectual property rights protection system is improving thanks to a cooperative project between China and the European Union , senior officials said. The progress is partly due to cooperation over intellectual property rights between the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the EPO, Battistelli said.

Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Intellectual property rights protection improving in China - People's Daily Online China 's intellectual property rights protection system is improving thanks to a cooperative project between China and the European Union , senior officials said. The progress is partly due to cooperation over intellectual property rights between the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the EPO, Battistelli said.