intellectual-property

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Invoking Trademark Law, Ikea Stifles A Video Game

The Ikea cease-and-desist order had the desired effect, and the developers of a “survival horror” video game that was still a work in progress […]

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Green Carve-Out Partly Defangs Injunction In Wind Turbine IP Case

A post from law firm Mintz sees a significant trend in a ruling from U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. “This case,” the attorneys write, […]

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Using AI To Outwit A Copyright

So called “clearance culture” is rampant in movie and video production. What it means is that big budget content creators often go to the […]

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Hum A Few Bars, And We’ll See About Copyright

A powerful program called Content ID is used by YouTube to flag copyrighted music in its uploaded videos. Content ID is so good that […]

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High Stakes IP Lawsuit Over A “Trio of Fonts”

A woman said to be one of the world’s leading graphic designers has sued the internet design and printing company Zazzle, Inc., alleging it […]