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Fair Imitation or Infringement? Analyzing the Humans of Bombay Copyright Case Fair Imitation or Infringement? Analyzing the Humans of Bombay Copyright Case

Recently, Humans of Bombay (HOB), a storytelling platform, filed a suit seeking an injunction to..
OpenAI Asks Court to Dismiss Authors’ Copyright Infringement Claims OpenAI Asks Court to Dismiss Authors’ Copyright Infringement Claims

Several authors including comedian Sarah Silverman are suing OpenAI for using pirated copies of..
Don’t Do That: Judges Share Their Courtroom Pet Peeves Don’t Do That: Judges Share Their Courtroom Pet Peeves

This year’s IPWatchdog LIVE meeting featured more than 30 panels and keynote or featured luncheon..
Google Removes ‘Pirate’ URLs from Users’ Privately Saved Links Google Removes ‘Pirate’ URLs from Users’ Privately Saved Links

To date, Google has processed more than seven billion copyright takedown requests for its search..
Guest post by Gugliuzza, Goodman, & Rebouché: Inequality and Intersectionality at the Federal.. Guest post by Gugliuzza, Goodman, & Rebouché: Inequality and Intersectionality at the Federal..

By: Paul Gugliuzza is a Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Jordana R...
Piracy Law “Will Wipe Out” ISPs as Fans Vent Fury Over DAZN Price Hikes Piracy Law “Will Wipe Out” ISPs as Fans Vent Fury Over DAZN Price Hikes

An ISP industry group fears that adhering to the rapid blocking requirements of Italy's new IPTV..
Amici Speak Up in En Banc Challenge at CAFC to Rosen-Durling Framework for Design Patent Obviousness Amici Speak Up in En Banc Challenge at CAFC to Rosen-Durling Framework for Design Patent Obviousness

This week, 10 amici weighed in at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in a..
YouTube Rippers’ Appeal of RIAA’s $83 Million Piracy Win Moves Forward YouTube Rippers’ Appeal of RIAA’s $83 Million Piracy Win Moves Forward

Two years ago, the RIAA secured a multi-million dollar victory in its piracy lawsuit against..
J&J Subsidiary Wins $18 Million Judgment Against Surgical Tool Counterfeiter J&J Subsidiary Wins $18 Million Judgment Against Surgical Tool Counterfeiter

On Friday, July 21, an Illinois district court ruled that a Pakistani employee of a medical device..
Kentucky Pirate IPTV Lawsuit Heads For $5.7m Damages in a Parallel Universe Kentucky Pirate IPTV Lawsuit Heads For $5.7m Damages in a Parallel Universe

After reporting on countless piracy lawsuits it's hard not to conclude that, from a human..
Don’t Blame Barbie and Ken for Killing the Movies – And Don’t Blame IP Don’t Blame Barbie and Ken for Killing the Movies – And Don’t Blame IP

Reports of the death of the movies at the hands of IP have been greatly exaggerated. Movie ticket..
Publishers Carpet-Bomb IPFS Gateway Operators With DMCA Notices Publishers Carpet-Bomb IPFS Gateway Operators With DMCA Notices

The Interplanetary File System provides technical resilience against censorship but, for those who..
AMD Win Over TCL and Realtek at ITC Prompts Call for Public Comment AMD Win Over TCL and Realtek at ITC Prompts Call for Public Comment

On July 7, 2023, Administrative Law Judge Cameron Elliot issued a Notice of Initial Determination..
Senators’ Patent Reform Bills Offer a Strong Way Forward for the U.S. Patent System Senators’ Patent Reform Bills Offer a Strong Way Forward for the U.S. Patent System

Last week, Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) launched the long-awaited legislative ..
Guest Post by Prof. Goodman – Unseen Contributors: Rethinking Attribution in Legal Practices for.. Guest Post by Prof. Goodman – Unseen Contributors: Rethinking Attribution in Legal Practices for..

By: Jordana R. Goodman Assistant Professor at Chico-Kent College of Law(This post is part of a..
French Govt. Wants to Inject Domain Blocking Lists Directly Into Web Browsers French Govt. Wants to Inject Domain Blocking Lists Directly Into Web Browsers

A coordinated effort to associate online piracy with malware, identity theft and banking fraud, is..
Patent Experts Sound Off on New Bills to Fix Eligibility and the PTAB Patent Experts Sound Off on New Bills to Fix Eligibility and the PTAB

Last week was a big one for the potential future of the U.S. patent system. The deadline for..
House Moves on Bill to Reform the PTAB House Moves on Bill to Reform the PTAB

Less than one week after a bipartisan group of senators introduced the Promoting and Respecting..
PTAB Captains Take Notice: Carefully Weigh Secondary Considerations PTAB Captains Take Notice: Carefully Weigh Secondary Considerations

By Dennis CrouchThe nexus requirement serves as a threshold that must be met before secondary..
9th Circuit Revives False Claims Act Action for Fraud on the Patent Office 9th Circuit Revives False Claims Act Action for Fraud on the Patent Office

by Dennis CrouchThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a pair of decisions ..
“Intent Engine” Claims Fail 101 for Lack of Technological Inventive Concept “Intent Engine” Claims Fail 101 for Lack of Technological Inventive Concept

by Dennis CrouchUSC IP P’ship, L.P. v. Meta Platforms (Facebook), 22-1397 (Fed. Cir. August 30,..
Talking Women in IP for World IP Day: Mentorship, Mindsets and Managing Bias Talking Women in IP for World IP Day: Mentorship, Mindsets and Managing Bias

In honor of World IP Day 2023, IPWatchdog yesterday hosted a webinar titled after this year's theme,..
Safe Harbor & Authorization Liability: Australia’s Options to Reduce Piracy Safe Harbor & Authorization Liability: Australia’s Options to Reduce Piracy

When tackling direct infringers becomes impractical, rightsholders can take legal action against..
University Websites Are Being Flooded with Online Piracy Scams University Websites Are Being Flooded with Online Piracy Scams

Universities and colleges tend to have strict anti-piracy policies for students. In the United..
Get Your Comments In: Tell the ITC the U.S. Should Not Give Away Key Technologies Once Again Get Your Comments In: Tell the ITC the U.S. Should Not Give Away Key Technologies Once Again

With the planet now awash in unused vaccines, efforts are underway to extend the TRIPS waiver to..
House IP Subcommittee Suggests Vidal is Overstepping with Advance PTAB Proposals House IP Subcommittee Suggests Vidal is Overstepping with Advance PTAB Proposals

Today’s hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the..
This Week in Washington IP: USPTO Hears from Women Excelling in the Technology Industry; Germany.. This Week in Washington IP: USPTO Hears from Women Excelling in the Technology Industry; Germany..

This week in Washington IP news, the House Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access ..
Reframing ITC’s Role: The Advancing America’s Interests Act Reframing ITC’s Role: The Advancing America’s Interests Act

by Dennis CrouchThis essay focuses on proposed Advancing America’s Interests Act (H.R.3535) which..
Claim Construction and the Power of Preferred Embodiments Claim Construction and the Power of Preferred Embodiments

by Dennis CrouchThe Federal Circuit’s decision in Broadcom v. Netflix revolves around the..
MPA, Amazon & Apple Win $30m in Damages Against Pirate IPTV Services MPA, Amazon & Apple Win $30m in Damages Against Pirate IPTV Services

In 2021, Universal, Disney, Paramount, Warner and Columbia, partnered with Amazon and Apple in a..
China Shuts Down Major Manga Piracy Site Following Complaint From Japan China Shuts Down Major Manga Piracy Site Following Complaint From Japan

Anti-piracy group CODA is reporting the shutdown of B9Good, a pirate manga site that targeted Japan ..
CD Projekt’s Legal Pressure Pushes GOG-Games to The Dark Web CD Projekt’s Legal Pressure Pushes GOG-Games to The Dark Web

GOG-Games.com switched to the dark web this week. The videogame piracy site took this drastic..
Canadian ISPs Blocked Pirate IPTV & Logged Customer IP Addresses Canadian ISPs Blocked Pirate IPTV & Logged Customer IP Addresses

When Canada's Federal Court issued an injunction compelling ISPs to block pirate IPTV services on..
Pirate Site Blocking Decreases Internet Traffic, Research Finds Pirate Site Blocking Decreases Internet Traffic, Research Finds

New academic research shows that blocking pirate site domain names effectively decreases internet..
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 31: Japan Restricts Chip-Making Exports, Ocado Scores UK High .. Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 31: Japan Restricts Chip-Making Exports, Ocado Scores UK High ..

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s..
Google Deindexes ‘Pirate’ IP Addresses When Used to Circumvent Blocking Google Deindexes ‘Pirate’ IP Addresses When Used to Circumvent Blocking

On top of billions of URL removals, at least 10,000 domains have already been deindexed and..
Copyright Claims Board Finds for Photographer on Infringement But Curbs Damages in First Final.. Copyright Claims Board Finds for Photographer on Infringement But Curbs Damages in First Final..

The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) has issued its first final decision since it was established by..
Twitter Suspends Copyright Holder as Musk Outlaws ‘Weaponization’ of DMCA (Updated) Twitter Suspends Copyright Holder as Musk Outlaws ‘Weaponization’ of DMCA (Updated)

In the midst of a fierce copyright dispute last evening, Twitter CEO Elon Musk intervened. He..
Clause 8 Podcast: Vidal Praises U.S. Patent System for Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines, Suggests Help.. Clause 8 Podcast: Vidal Praises U.S. Patent System for Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines, Suggests Help..

What does U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Kathi Vidal think of Molly Metz’s story?..
Preparing for Automated Examination Preparing for Automated Examination

Associates around the country today are drafting motions, patent applications, and other documents..