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Caitlin Clark's WNBA Leap Set To Pay Off, Lift Women's Sports
Although the first-year WNBA salary of Caitlin Clark will be relatively meager, she is in no financial straits because of dramatic changes to the laws [...]
Fed. Circ. Is Told To Undo Transfer Of Apple Patent Case
A Texas federal judge has shipped to California a suit accusing Apple of patent infringement, prompting patent-owning technology company Haptic Inc. to appeal the decision [...]
Tai Sidesteps As GOP Reps Try To Pin Down Trade Timeline
Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee castigated U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Tuesday for the administration's vague agenda regarding future trade deals [...]
Cooler Co. Says License Revelation Guts Rival's Patent Claim
A Canadian cooler maker has urged a Colorado federal judge to toss a rival's patent infringement claims in a dispute over soft-sided coolers, arguing that [...]
Winston & Strawn Settles Brief-Plagiarizing Allegations
A Tuesday filing indicated that Winston & Strawn LLP has managed to settle copyright infringement allegations coming from a boutique intellectual property firm that went [...]
US Tequila Startup Defeats Older Mexican Rival's TM Case
A Texas federal judge has decided that the tequila marketplace is big enough for both a U.S. startup called "Casa Azul" and an older Mexican [...]
2nd Circ. Frees FDNY From TM Limits In Nonprofit's Suit
The Second Circuit on Tuesday threw out an injunction barring New York City and its fire department from using the allegedly infringing term "medical special [...]
IBM Gained Most AI Patents By Far In 2023
IBM obtained more U.S. artificial intelligence patents in 2023 than any other company, with its closest competitors falling behind by more than 300 patents, according [...]
DraftKings Workers Say Ex-Boss Tried To Lure Them To Rival
Two DraftKings higher-ups testified Tuesday that their former boss had tried to lure them to join rival sportsbook Fanatics with multimillion-dollar compensation offers, contradicting their [...]
Newman’s Counsel Says Supreme Court’s Agreement with Her Dissent Proves Mental Fitness
The U.S. Supreme Court today reversed an en banc decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in which Judge Pauline [...]
Impossible Foods Slams 'Radical' TM Fight At High Court
Impossible Foods has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a request by a marketing firm owned by a self-described "digital nomad" to review a [...]
10 Years After Alice, Predictability Debate Lingers
A decade after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice ruling, critics continue to argue that the subject matter eligibility framework it established yields inconsistent results, but [...]
From Foundation to Fortress: Developing an IP Strategy for Success
While many see intellectual property merely as a shield, its greater power rests in its strategic use to spark innovation and propel business growth. In [...]
Microsoft, OpenAI Say Intercept's IP Suit Should Be Axed
Microsoft and OpenAI have asked a Manhattan federal judge to dismiss a complaint by The Intercept accusing the companies of removing author and copyright information [...]
This Earth Day, Consider How Your Firm Can Go Greener
As Earth Day approaches, law firms and attorneys should consider adopting more sustainable practices to reduce their carbon footprint — from minimizing single-use plastics to [...]
SCOTUS Won’t Review District Courts’ Authority to Award Sanctions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition that challenged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s decision that found a district [...]
Justices Say Army Vet Owed More Education Benefits
An Army veteran who sought additional education benefits to attend Yale Divinity School is owed more federal assistance, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, upending [...]
Resistance To Patent Licenses Drives More Suits, Execs Say
Companies that generate revenue from patents are seeing less willingness to negotiate in recent years among businesses they approach about potential licenses, requiring more litigation [...]
Expert's Disney Trip Is No Reason To Delay Trial, Court Told
A technical expert's $14,000 vacation to Disney World isn't the kind of circumstance that ought to delay a patent trial in which he's due to [...]
Judge Tosses 'Boilerplate' Infringement Suit Against OnStar
OnStar LLC has escaped an infringement suit alleging it infringed a wireless company's patent for tracking vehicles after a Michigan federal judge said the wireless [...]
Dueling Bills Highlight Partisan Divide Over 'Judge Shopping'
Dueling proposals to limit so-called judge shopping were unveiled by Senate party leaders last week, sparking optimism that Congress will rein in plaintiffs' ability to [...]
Hytera Still Not Doing All It Can To Stop Fine, Motorola Says
Hytera Communications has continued to drag its feet as it tries to lift the sanctions against it for participating in Chinese litigation against a court [...]
Vidal Wants To Make Her Director Review Rules Official
After almost a year of running U.S. Supreme Court-mandated director reviews of patent board decisions through an interim process, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office [...]
USPTO Proposes Making Director Review Process Official
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today that it will be publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) tomorrow aimed at formalizing the [...]
Twitter Blues: Monetization of the Blue Check Mark

28th July 2023 Social Media and Marketing | Alessandra Maxine

The headlines blew wide when Elon Musk acquired Twitter last...

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The Catastrophic Facebook Outage

24th November 2021 Social Media and Marketing | Alessandra Maxine

On 5 October 2021, "Sorry, something went wrong," greeted every...

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Facebook Remains in Top 10 Global 500 Report Despite Criticism Over Data Handling

31st July 2019 Social Media and Marketing | Sveth Milanes

Over the past four years, Facebook has encountered a series...

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I Want to Be a YouTuber! What IP Legals Should I Know?

12th December 2018 Social Media and Marketing | LARA ALEXANDRA

The YouTuber The evolution of the video-sharing platform, YouTube, has...

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My Photo was Stolen on Instagram

17th March 2018 Intellectual Property Protection | Lara Alexandra

Instagram has more than 800 million active users and is...

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What you need in a Social Media Policy

9th October 2017 Social Media and Marketing | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Social media is spreading lightning fast around the globe as...

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Online Competition Laws and Boosting your Social Media Presence

2nd October 2017 Social Media and Marketing | Lara Alexandra

When operating your business or promoting your brand online, there...

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