Posts Tagged: "other barks and bites"

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, May 17: Senate AI Working Group Releases AI Policy Roadmap; Voice Actors Accuse AI Company of Stealing Their Voices; USPTO Accidentally Publishes Patent Application Titles

This Week in Other Barks and Bites: two voice actors file a class action lawsuit against an AI company accusing the firm of stealing their voice; the NMPA sends a cease-and-desist letter to Spotify asking the streaming company to pull unlicensed content from their platform; and the Senate AI Working Group releases a roadmap for Senate AI policy with scant attention to intellectual property.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, May 10: Bipartisan Congress Members Call for GAO Study on March-In Proposal; USPTO Warns Trademark Applicants of Data Leak; Supreme Court Rejects Time Limit on Copyright Damages

This week in Other Barks and Bites: Members of Congress ask the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study into the impact of President Biden’s proposed framework for exercising march-in rights under the Bayh-Dole Act; the U.S. Supreme Court rules “there is no time limit on monetary recovery” in copyright cases with expired statute of limitations; the Port of Oakland files a countersuit against San Francisco in airport naming dispute; and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office warns 14,000 trademark filers of address leak.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, May 3: FTC Adds Ozempic and 300 Drugs to FDA’s Orange Book; Eight Major Newspapers Sue OpenAI, Microsoft for Copyright Infringement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Department of Commerce releases a plan to increase women’s employment in the semiconductor sector in order to meet CHIPS goals; the FTC adds 300 drugs to the FDA’s Orange Book of junk patent listings; and eight major U.S. newspapers sue OpenAI and Microsoft for copyright infringement related to ChatGPT.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, April 26: World Intellectual Property Day Celebrated Around the Globe; China Tops List for AI Patents Granted; EPO Releases Cleantech Study on World IP Day

This week in Other Barks and Bites: Caltech drops a patent infringement lawsuit against HP; the world celebrates World Intellectual Property Day; GSK sues Pfizer accusing the company of infringing on its mRNA patents.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 12: Bill to Rein in GAI Introduced; Amazon Owes Tech Rival $525 Million for Patent Infringement; USPTO Issues Guidance on the Use of AI for Filings

This week in Other Barks & Bites: three advocacy groups call on President Biden’s administration to use federal law to license the production and cut the price of an expensive cancer drug; an Illinois jury rules that Amazon owes Kove IO $525 million in a patent infringement case; and Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduces legislation to House that would require tech companies to disclose what copyrighted material they use to train their generative AI programs.

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.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, March 22: French Watchdog Hits Google with €250 Million for IP Breaches; C4IP Releases First Congressional Innovation Scorecard; EPO Sees Record Number of Patent Applications

This week in Other Barks and Bites: the European Patent Office announces record patent application numbers for 2023; a French competition watchdog fines Google €250 million for several IP breaches related to AI; President Biden announces a deal granting $8.5 billion to Intel to expand its domestic production of advanced chips; and more.

Other Barks and Bites, Friday, March 8: DOJ Arrests Chinese Citizen Accused of Stealing Google Trade Secrets; WIPO Patent Activity Drops for First Time in 14 Years; New Copyright Detector Finds High Rate of Copyright Infringement by Generative AI

This week in Other Barks and Bites: Amazon and Huawei resolve their patent dispute by closing a global patent agreement; the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) arrests a Chinese citizen accused of stealing proprietary information from Google, and the Bank of America announces patent growth with focus on AI.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, March 1: More News Organizations Sue OpenAI, Writer Accuses Amazon of Copyright Infringement, OpenAI Wins Trademark Battle with Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

This week in Other Barks and Bites: a California district court rules a Chinese chipmaker was not guilty of stealing trade secrets; multiple news organizations sue OpenAI for using copyrighted material to train ChatGPT; and a writer accuses Amazon Studios of copyright infringement and using AI to work around the actor’s strike.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, February 16: CAFC Precedential Order Chides Counsel for Incorporation by Reference; Meta Must Face Search Engine Patent Infringement Case; Valentine’s Day Drama for WTO

This week in Other Barks and Bites: The World Trade Organization adopts two reports meant to advance work leading up to the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC13), where the Council will in part decide whether to extend a waiver of IP rights for COVID vaccines to therapeutics and diagnostics; a Valentine’s Day patent poem gets the WTO in hot water with public health advocates; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rules that Meta will once again face a search engine patent lawsuit and also rebukes counsel for Comcast in a precedential Order regarding incorporation by reference; and a group of music publishers claim a chatbot was knowingly trained to produce copyright-protected lyrics.

Other Barks and Bites, Friday, February 9: German Court Issues Injunction Against Certain Intel Chips; Report Finds Generative AI Patent Applications Growing Fast; DraftKings Sues Former Executive for Stealing Trade Secrets Right Before the Super Bowl

This week in Other Barks and Bites: the CAFC revives a food slicer patent dispute and partially vacates the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on written description in two precedential rulings; DraftKings accuses a former executive of stealing trade secrets and heading to a rival gambling company ahead of the Super Bowl; and a German patent court issues and injunction that could limit some HP and Dell products from being sold in the country.

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, January 26: CAFC Grants Transfer Out of Texas for Honeywell; Google Settles AI Chip Patent Lawsuit; Judge Newman’s Lawyers Make Her Case Before D.C. Judge

This week in Other Barks and Bites: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) says Judge Alan Albright abused his discretion in denying transfer to Honeywell; Judge Pauline Newman argues to keep her district court case against CAFC alive; Google settles a patent lawsuit launched by an AI chip company asking $1.67 billion in damages; the International Trademark Association (INTA) publishes a report highlighting companies’ IP value; and the Pokemon Company releases a statement on potential copyright infringement by a rival game developer.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 12: ITC Asks CAFC to Reimpose Apple Watch Import Ban; Journalists Sue OpenAI; Apple/Masimo Action at the CAFC

This week in Other Barks & Bites: OpenAI faces another lawsuit, this time from two journalists alleging copyright infringement; the International Trade Commission (ITC) makes its case before the CAFC to reimpose an import ban on Apple Watches; and OpenAI tells the UK government that it could not make ChatGPT without copyrighted material.

Other Barks and Bites, January 5, 2024: USPTO Leadership Changes, Electronic Correction Certificates, Design Patent Bar Open for Applicants

In other barks and bites for the first week of 2024, there were several updates from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including recent leadership moves, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision invalidating alternative sweetener patent claims and a precedential designation from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

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