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Alec Pronk

Freelance Journalist

Alec is a freelance journalist and editor who has covered a broad range of topics ranging from international law to US foreign policy. He holds a master’s degree in political science from Leiden University.

Recent Articles by Alec Pronk

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, April 5: Newman Brief Urges Court to Deny Judicial Council’s Motion to Kill Suspension Challenge; Over 200 Artists Ask AI Companies to Stop Devaluing Music; Spicy Condiment Trademark Battle Heats Up

This week in Other Barks and Bites: Judge Pauline Newman responds in district court challenge to her suspension; Over 200 musical artists sign letter imploring tech companies to stop using AI to devalue artists’ work; a California district court denies a motion from tech giants, including Google and Apple, that sought to challenge USPTO IPR rule; and George Carlin’s estate successfully settles copyright infringement lawsuit with podcast that impersonated the comedian’s voice using AI.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, March 29: Boeing Files Trade Secrets Lawsuit Against Virgin Galactic, Apple Sues Ex-Engineer for Leaking Confidential Information to Journalist; Kim Kardashian is Sued in Trademark Infringement Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a Delaware district court throws out a $500 million patent infringement case against Sony; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issues a pair of precedential rulings; and Boeing launches a lawsuit against Virgin Galactic.