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Notice and Notice Failure at BU, Panel 4

Orly Lobel – Enforceability TBD: From Status to Contract in IP and Human Capital Law   Noncompete agreements: used to blur lines of IP regimes, make it harder to tell what is owned/ownable.  Trade secret lawsuits are used in anticompetitive … Continue reading

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IPSC: Copyright again

Copyright History Shyam Balganesh University of Pennsylvania Law School The Questionable Origins of the Copyright Infringement Analysis   Jerome Frank’s infamous/canonical © infringement test from Arnstein v. Porter, influential across the country. Step 1: actual copying, dissection allowed, expert testimony … Continue reading

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ascertainability defeats class but EULA doesn’t

Perrine v. Sega of America, Inc., No. 13-cv-01962, 2015 WL 2227846 (N.D. Cal. May 12, 2015)   Gearbox developed and Sega produced the game “Aliens: Colonial Marines,” “held out as the canon sequel to James Cameron’s 1986 film ‘Aliens.’”  The … Continue reading

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