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Geekview: Cheeky Coverage of Recent(ish) Intellectual Property News

Posted by | Geekview IP recap | 2 Comments

Google can juggle. The more powerful you are, the more you’re gonna get toyed with. That’s true for people and companies. Big companies like Google spend an awful lot of time in court rooms juggling dozens of court cases at a time, many involving intellectual property. Though it may seem counter-intuitive (or maybe just plain foolish), big companies get sued….

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A Trademark Lawyer’s Look at the 10th SF MusicTech Summit

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  How is it that a trademark attorney finds herself at a music & technology conference (over and over again, in fact)?  Brian Zisk makes it easy by constantly delivering high quality content during SF MusicTech Summit.  Brian opened yesterday’s conference by cautioning folks that the sessions may be very crowded and asking us to introduce ourselves to the folks sitting…

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In & Out Infringement

Posted by | Disputes, General | 9 Comments

  How on Earth did we manage before God invented Google alerts?  Google alerts are an awesome thing.  They provide me daily links to relevant news about intellectual property and other topics in which I am interested and they help me identify new sources for information (TMZ, anyone?). For example, a trademark infringement alert that I received earlier this week…

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BLACK OUT! SOPA and PIPA are BAD, BAD LAW

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    Where’d everybody go? Google, Wikipedia, Wired and Craigslist are blacked out in protest of the most dangerous IP legislation ever proposed:  SOPA & PIPA.  SOPA stands for the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA stands for the Protect IP Act.  Neither of them will do that.  Both raise serious censorship and bullying concerns. Click HERE to sign Google’s…

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Colbert Gets Saucy with SOPA – Stop Online Piracy Act

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The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Stop Online Piracy Act www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive Last night, my second favorite satirical news anchor, Stephen Colbert, told the Colbert Nation, “I am wholeheartedly against the infringement of copyright.”  In fact, he’s so much against it that he “had the phrase trademarked…

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