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- Is the end of the patent troll near?
- Reddit's piracy subreddit has been plagued with copyright complaints, so Reddit is taking the nuclear option.
- In niche patent news, two companies are disputing rights to a casket liner.
- El Chapo's wife and daughter are getting into fashion and trading on El Chapo's notoriety.
- A 12-year-old slime maker has doubled her following while battling Viacom in a trademark dispute.
- The USPTO director is reaching out to all types of inventors, even kindergarteners.
- Thunderpussy is anxiously awaiting Supreme Court oral arguments happening on April 15th.
- Mercedes Benz is suing several mural artists for the right to use the murals in ads.
- Does this 2 Chainz song sound like copyright infringement to you?
- Ariana Grande wants all photographers at her shows to give her the copyrights to their work.
Odds and Ends
- A California judge is allowing MoviePass to pursue a case against a rival subscription service for patent infringement.
- The group behind the Women's March has stopped pursuing a trademark registration for their name.
- Boston may be a target of intellectual property espionage.
- This Apple ad poses the question: why aren't pizza boxes round? Maybe because Apple has the patent.
See you next week!
Hannah from Alt Legal