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.
The counterfeit industry has grown so much over the years that counterfeit goods are no longer the only inauthentic good that can be found in the marketplace. Knockoff and replica goods are also very prevalent. While all three types of goods are inauthentic, there are some key differences between the three as explained below.
- A Swiss artist is suing GM for featuring his mural in social media ads.
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- Advocates of the Music Modernization Act believe the legislation will benefit the music industry as a whole and increase fairness for independent musicians.
While some legal jobs are on the decline, there are 40 practice areas that did not exist 15 years ago, many of which impact intellectual property law.
A judge approved a deal for the production of a documentary about Prince's life, which is estimated to earn his estate an eight-figure sum.
A Brooklyn jury found that the graffiti on the 5Pointz complex, despite its transient nature, should be considered art and was illegally destroyed.