AI “Image Generators” Sued By Artists

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An article in ARTnews provides an in-depth look at a class action that is likely to get a lot of attention, particularly now that […]

Mixed Reviews For New York’s Right-To-Repair Law

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With the exception of one narrowly drawn Colorado law that pertained to powered wheel chairs, New York state’s right-to-repair law is a first, but […]

Trade Secret Case Over A Defanged Psychedelic

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A therapy that’s said to take the hallucinations out of a psilocybin high but leave beneficial antidepressant effect intact is the subject of a […]

$15M For “Passing Around” An Article, And No Insurance Coverage

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An investment advisory firm that subscribed to a trade publication found its articles so useful it “passed them around,” rather than purchasing subscriptions for […]

Squire Patton Boggs, John Boehner, Sued Over Cannabis Lobbying Dispute

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A Washington lobbyist has sued the firm and former Speaker of the House John Boehner, identified as “senior strategic advisor to the firm’s clients” […]

Privilege Can Be Fragile, Watch Your Tongue.

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A federal court ruling in Kansas can be read as a warning to in-house counsel, a reminder “to train their corporate officers about the […]

UPO To Be Up and Running Early 2023

After its July 8 meeting the Unified Patent Court in Luxembourg issued a report saying “the timing of the start of operations of the […]

Companies Ignoring Looming Privacy Regs

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The world of privacy regulation was “irreparably changed” by the Equifax hack of May, 2017, according to post from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson. […]

Goodwill, Bad Will, and the Spirit of Lehman Brothers

Lehman Brothers got some bad press for tanking the global economy in 2008, but hey, that was a long time ago, and even then […]

A Thin IP Victory For Gibson Guitar

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A jury in federal court in Texas has found that Dean Guitar has infringed Gibson trademarks, including its Dove Wing headstock and the Hummingbird […]