Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top IP news stories and hot topics in IP we loved diving into this month!
- “The patent system assumes that inventors are human. Inventions devised by machines require their own intellectual property law and an international treaty.” – Comment: Artificial intelligence is breaking patent law, Nature
- “Disney, under siege by Republican lawmakers, may immediately lose its copyright for Mickey Mouse if a law slashing the duration of ownership is passed.” – Disney Copyrights Targeted in Bill Proposed by Sen. Josh Hawley, The Hollywood Reporter
- “A new study suggests that companies with relatively high trademark filings earn higher future profits.” – An Underappreciated Investing Tip: Check the Trademark Filings, WSJ
- “In contrast, fashion designs in the United States at that time were perceived in more functional terms. They were not covered by copyright, and filing a patent was the only way to protect the design itself from being reused by copycats.” – Can You Copyright a Dress?, JSTOR Daily
- “The company alleges a company called Rivos led a “coordinated campaign” to poach its employees.” – Apple sues chip startup for alleged theft of trade secrets, Engadget | Note from Michelson IP: Learn how the Google v. Waymo case has influenced trade secrets by signing up for the Lessons in IP Strategy 8-week Micro Course today.
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