Intellectual Property

 
 
  • Grunts Flummoxed By 21st Century IP Issue

    The “right-to-repair” – or more accurately the absence of one – has been an issue in a variety of spheres (e.g. big farm equipment). Now it’s also affecting the military. This New York Times oped, by a...

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  • Cybersecurity Protocols and ADR

    Surveys taken after the massive Panama Papers hack suggested that law firm cybersecurity industry-wide was lagging behind health care and financial services companies. Now it appears that another niche of the legal industry may be even less...

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  • Photographer Sues Law Firm For Using His Skyline Photo

    A Kansas City photographer has sued a law firm, claiming it used his copyrighted work on its website without permission. The Kansas City Business Journal reports that before filing suit in federal court, photographer Eric Bowers of...

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  • “An Algorithm Did It”: Product Liability Law In The Age of AI

    It’s a certainty that artificial intelligence is being employed more and more widely, that this trend is accelerating, and that many areas where AI is being applied are intrinsically fraught with risk. Some stark examples cited in...

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  • Depp Settlement Could Change The Way Hollywood Lawyers Do Business

    Johnny Depp’s settlement with his former attorney for “an undisclosed eight-figure sum” may put the case to rest for the contending parties, but the way it unfolded is likely to have some major repercussions. According to attorney...

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  • Seminal Copyright Suit Argued Before the Supreme Court

    A lawsuit argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 5 will have broad implications for businesses that make money creating and selling copyrighted works including books, pictures and computer software. A videographer says the state of...

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  • Congress May Be Getting Serious About Content Regulation

    Representatives of Google and Reddit appeared before a joint House committee, along with some industry experts, and were subjected to a bipartisan grilling. This is new territory, according to website Wired: Unlike previous hearings on internet content...

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  • Ransom Attack Hits A Case-Management Provider; Client Law Firms Feel The Pinch

    One of the nation’s largest case-management firms has been targeted by a ransomware attack. Early in October, it alerted customers regarding what it first characterized as a security breach caused by a.....

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  • ATM “Jackpot” Attacks Said To Be Worldwide

    The number of incidents is down in Europe, where this type of attack seems to have originated, but is said to be up in other parts of the world, including the U.S., Latin America and Southeast Asia....

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  • Netflix Sued By Mossack-Fonseca, The “Panama Papers” Firm

    The name partners in the law firm that suffered the breach that released the Panama Papers are  suing Netflix for libel and trademark infringement, over their portrayal in “The Laudromat,” a series Netflix began to stream last...

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