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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

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #93

  Alt Legal IP News - Issue #93

- A European Court has handed down the long-awaited decision in the Christian Louboutin ‘red soles’ dispute.