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Alt Legal IP News- Issue #110

Alt Legal IP News- Issue #110

- WeWork's new business line, HQ by WeWork, has resulted in an interesting trademark debate over the term "HQ." 

The New Yorker put together a comprehensive story about an unanswered question: Did Uber steal Google's intellectual property?

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #108

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #108

A new study details the relationship between the government, specifically the USPTO, and the private sector. The study finds the movement of examiners from the USPTO to the private sector often correlates with the examiners' patent grant rates at those companies.

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #96

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #96

- The European Union rejected a proposed update to their copyright laws that had recently garnered attention for potentially being meme-ending. This is considered a win for tech giants that pushed back hard against the changes. 

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #95

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #95

- Bacardi has been enforcing their trademark rights since 1936, often using the slogan "It's your right" to assure consumers they should have Bacardi rum in their Bacardi cocktail. Check out the legal history of the Bacardi cocktail here