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 the past month!
- “Getty Images chief Craig Peters told The Verge in a statement that his company has banned AI-generated art over the potential for copyright disputes. There are “unaddressed rights issues” with the technology, the CEO said, and this would help customers minimize the risk to their finances and reputations.” – Getty Images bans AI-generated art over copyright concerns, Engadget
- “Vidal announced during a fireside chat at the Intellectual Property Owners Association annual meeting that the office is considering issuing guidance on computer-implemented inventions and the conditions for patentability and non-obvious subject matter more broadly.” – Patent Eligibility Needs Congressional Action, PTO Director Says, Bloomberg Law
- “David Kappos, a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, said that IP is traditionally “owned by an identifiable entity, which makes it necessarily centralized from a legal viewpoint.” – Intellectual property has an awkward fit in Web3 decentralization — Lawyers, Cointelegraph
- “Just because a startup is working on a product doesn’t necessarily mean it owns the IP — and even if it does, the IP is protected. A founder may also overlook the full breadth and scope of IP, which often includes a combination of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.” – 4 Intellectual Property Mistakes Startups Make and How to Avoid Them, Entrepreneur
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