Monthly Archives: February 2015

AU IP/Gender: Panel IV: Gendered Understandings of the Role and Scope of IP

Moderator – Irene Calboli, Marquette Law School and National University of Singapore   Carys Craig, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University – Deconstructing Copyright’s Choreographer: the Power of Performance (and the Performance of Power)   Feminist approach to conceptualizing artistic … Continue reading

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AU IP/Gender Panel III: US Federal Courts

Panel III: Gender and Intellectual Property in the U.S. Federal Courts Moderator – Christine Farley, American University Washington College of Law   Jessica Silbey, Suffolk University Law School – Intellectual Property Reform Through the Lens of Constitutional Equality   Qualitative … Continue reading

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AU IP/Gender: Lunch Keynote by Kara Swanson

Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law – IP and Gender: Reflections on Methodology and Accomplishments   Literature review: from the footnotes to the text.  Personal experience writing and publishing in gender & IP—future orientation of how we can make … Continue reading

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AU IP/Gender Panel II: Documenting Communities of Practice

Moderator – Meredith Jacob, American University Washington College of Law   Jhessica Reia, Center for Technology and Society at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (CTS-FGV) – DIY or Die! Gender and Creation in Marginal Music Production   Straight edge movement in Brazil: … Continue reading

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AU IP/Gender Panel I: Women’s Leadership in Traditional Cultural Production

Panel I: Community Structure and Women’s Leadership in Traditional Cultural Production Moderator – Margaret Chon, Seattle University School of Law   Helen Chuma Okoro, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (and CC Nigeria), Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property Protection, and Matriarchal … Continue reading

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AU/IP Gender conference, part 1: me

Reimagining IP/Gender: The Next 10 Years of Feminist Engagement with IP Law   Welcome – Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law IP program and Women & Law program do this together—longterm collaboration.   Opening Keynote Meredith Jacobs, American … Continue reading

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UDRP expenses count as injury for purposes of TM case

Migliore & Associates, LLC v. Kentuckiana Reporters, LLC, No. 3:13–CV–315, 2015 WL 730058 (W.D. Ky. Feb. 19, 2015)   Note: a genuine pleasure to read! Thank you, Judge Heyburn. Migliore, a court reporter, sued Kentuckiana for trademark infringement and ACPA … Continue reading

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Irreparable harm teleseminar: rescheduled for March 6

Via the ABA Antitrust Section: Please click on the link below to register for a timely lunchtime teleseminar where our panel of experts will address the status of “irreparable harm” in Lanham Act false advertising cases.   Recent cases have … Continue reading

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kitsch doesn’t violate the right of publicity

Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development v. Target Corp., No. 2:13-CV-817 (M.D. Ala. Feb. 9, 2015)   The Parks Institute, a 501(c)(3) corporation, “owns the name and likeness of the late Rosa Parks,” an icon of the civil … Continue reading

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Transformative work of the day, Power Rangers edition

Words I never thought I’d type: Katee Sackhoff and James van der Beek star in a short fan film of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, all grown up, called Power/Rangers.  NB: the producer calls this his “Bootleg Series.”

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