Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top IP news stories we loved diving into this month!

  • “[Youtube executive Robert Kyncl] also discussed content spending. ‘When you think about our payouts, we are now the largest content licensor in the world’, Kyncl said. He mentioned that YouTube’s partner program covers about 2 million creators, with the company paying out $30 billion to them over the past three years.” – YouTube Is “Neck-and-Neck With Netflix on Revenue,” Says Exec, The Hollywood Reporter
  • “As to the bigger question, US District Judge Leonie Brinkema had this to say: ‘[T]here may come a time when artificial intelligence reaches a level of sophistication such that it might satisfy accepted meanings of inventorship. But that time has not yet arrived, and, if it does, it will be up to Congress to decide how, if at all, it wants to expand the scope of patent law.'” – AI computers can’t patent their own inventions — yet — a US judge rulesThe Verge
  • “NMPA president and CEO David Israelite said in a statement that the group was “extremely pleased” with the agreement as Roblox ‘continues to offer a unique platform for musicians and songwriters in the metaverse,’ referring to the in-game universe for shared experiences.” – Roblox, music publishers settle copyright licensing dispute, Reuters



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