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GW/Harvard conference: licensing and exhaustion

Licensing and Exhaustion Moderator:  Prof. Robert Brauneis, George Washington University Law School Eric M. Reifschneider, The Marconi Group: There are deals that have died just b/c of exhaustion uncertainty.  What triggers exhaustion?  At one time, many practitioners thought that a … Continue reading

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GW/Harvard conference: Infringement and Defenses

Infringement and Defenses Moderator: Prof. Michael B. Abramowicz, George Washington University Law School William F. Lee, WilmerHale LLP: Literal infringement/each and every element of the claim—useful for laypeople to think about the claim. In many jurisdictions (Germany, Netherlands, Japan) around … Continue reading

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Harvard & GW Law Conference, Intellectual Property, Private Law, and the Supreme Court: panel 1

Opening Remarks Hon. F. Scott Kieff, U.S. International Trade Commission Grokster required a heavy lift for those heavily oriented to positive law, b/c SCt took inducement—a doctrine in the patent statute, but absent from the otherwise very detailed © statute, … Continue reading

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Harvard & GW Law Conference, Intellectual Property, Private Law, and the Supreme Court: panel 1

Opening Remarks Hon. F. Scott Kieff, U.S. International Trade Commission Grokster required a heavy lift for those heavily oriented to positive law, b/c SCt took inducement—a doctrine in the patent statute, but absent from the otherwise very detailed © statute, … Continue reading

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Terms and Conditions

Reading list: new comic book, Terms and Conditions: transformative work of the day, using iTunes’ terms and conditions combined with illustrations in the style of various comic artists. Steve Jobs as Joe Cool Tumblr here. from Blogger http://ift.tt/2lYN5hJ

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WIPIP, part 5

Zvi S. Rosen, The Lost (and Found) Copyright Records Before July 1870, copyright registrations were at each federal district court.  Form of oath dictated by statute; also deposited title page.  Deposit records; assignment records; indexes; misc. other records.  Process: register … Continue reading

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WIPIP, part 4

Mark McKenna & Jessica Silbey, Investigating Design: An Empirical Study of Industrial Design and IP Protection Interviews & institutional analysis. Hypothesis generating—anti-copying/copying practices, etc. Buccafusco: consider who’s in the sample—don’t limit to self-identified designers. Following career trajectories of design school … Continue reading

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