Intellectual Property

Recent IP Law Highlights

The course of IP law took convoluted turns in 2019, as many of the biggest cases involved issues outside the boundaries of traditional IP law.…

Recent IP Law Highlights

In 2019 the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit grappled with IP cases turning on constitutional law, sovereign immunity and…

Cybersecurity and Trade Secret Protection

In order to protect a trade secret, you first have to be able to establish that it is a secret, and that means demonstrating that…

Med Equipment Fixers To IP: Get Out Of The Way

Hospital technicians and others in the medical field are pushing to expand “the right to repair” (something that’s been an issue in other sectors, like…

Lawyer’s Algorithm Creates “Every Melody That’s Ever Existed”

An attorney, working with a programmer, says they have created an algorithm that has generated every melody that’s ever existed and ever can exist. The…

“Reasonable Measures” To Protect Trade Secrets

It is common knowledge that the law requires the owner of a trade secret to take reasonable steps to protect it, and failing to do…

Law School’s Copyright Video Accused of Copyright Violation

NYU School of Law held a conference on intellectual property, including a panel about music copyright, and posted video of a panelist illustrating a point…

China Accuses U.S. Of Massive Hack

In a reversal of the usual direction of such accusations as reported in the U.S, a Chinese cybersecurity company says it has evidence that the…

Five Law Firms Breached; Hackers Want Ransom

At least five law firms have been breached by a hacking group known as Maze. The stolen information included such things as legal fee agreements…

A Calculator For “Fair Use”

Four factors enter into the determination of fair use in copyright disputes. They are, as rendered in this post from attorney Michael Lee: “(1) the…

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