- The EFF is worried about the ramifications of the Patent Office's new patent eligibility guidelines.
- The USPTO released a report on trends and characteristics of inventors that are women. The report shows that while there is some good news, there is still much to be done to increase diversity.
- Tuberculosis survivors are challenging a pharmaceutical company's patent-protected monopoly on TB treatment.
- The publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure book series is alleging Netflix's new movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, infringes the publisher's trademarks.
- A jury stripped the Mongols biker gang of the trademark registration for the group's logo.
- Justice Alito has unrecused himself, which he has previously done nine times, in the ongoing Oracle copyright case.
- The Supreme Court has two copyright cases on their January argument calendar. One will try to resolve when registration of a copyright claim has "been made."
Recently, several musicians have voiced their disapproval of politicians using their songs at rallies. Even when they send cease and desists, the musicians can't always get what they want.