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So I asked ChatGPT "Who is Howard Knopf?"

 As of today: Who is Howard Knopf? Howard Knopf is a Canadian lawyer who specializes in intellectual property law. He has been practicing law for over 40 years and is considered one of Canada's foremost experts in copyright law. Knopf has been involved in many high-profile copyright cases in Ca

Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

Here’s what you missed since the last Never Too Late post.Book reviewImage by PixabayHayleigh Bosher reviewed the recently published ‘Guidebook to Intellectual Property (7th edition) authored by Sir Robin Jacob, Matthew Fisher and Lynne Chave. In the post a discount code was kindly provided for the

Friday’s Endnotes – 03/24/23

Internet Archive faces skeptical judge in publishers’ copyright lawsuit — “But it ‘elides the issue to say that this case is about the ability of a library to lend a book that it owns,’ Koeltl said. ‘Does the library have the right to lend a book that it owns? Of course! That’s not the issue in the

Proving genuine use of an EU trademark to defeat revocation proceedings

On Jan 11th, the General Court in T-346/21 – Hecht Pharma v EUIPO – upheld a decision that a trademark was not to be revoked as the proprietor had proved genuine use. In their ruling, the GC discussed what constitutes public and external use and the required nature and form to prove genuine use, and

Feed me

Note to RSS subscribers:  In response to a special request from the one known RSS subscriber to LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®, I have switched on full-boat, broad-gauged feeding.  Um, in other words,... The post Feed me appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Supreme Court Considers the Reach of the Lanham Act Outside of United States

The United States Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, on the international limitations, if any, of the Lanham Act. In Abitron Austria GmbH, et al., v. Hetronic International, Inc. (No. 21-1043), the Court heard arguments not only from counsel for the parties, but also the Biden

Is Plagiarism a Feature of AI?

The Writers Guild of America has released a statement saying that plagiarism is a feature of AI. How true is that? The post Is Plagiarism a Feature of AI? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Putting Bard and ChatGPT to the test

I now have access to both ChatGPT and Bard, so I thought I would set them the same question, so I asked both this prompt: “write a 700 word blog post about image rights”. Here are the results, you be the judge. Bard: Image rights are the rights that an […]

3 Count: 90mh Sample

Trefuego faces new lawsuit from Sony over sample, Pakistani labels fight back against DMCA abuse and man indicted in audiobook case. The post 3 Count: 90mh Sample appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Explicit Disclosure Fails the Written Description Requirement

Regents of the University of Minnesota v. Gilead Sciences., Inc., CAFC 2021-2168 Gilead Sciences filed a petition for Inter Partes Review (IPR) against the University of Minnesota’s U.S. patent No. 8,815,830 (the ’830 Patent). Gilead challenged claims 1-9, 11-21, and 23-28 of the ’830 Patent, and al

Broke? Woke! Totally bespoke

Blacks are so oppressed that every corporation must issue its own hostage video. — Jared A. Chambers ?? (@C4CEO) June 6, 2020 Samples tweets involving the most “privileged” brands... The post Broke? Woke! Totally bespoke appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Can Adobe and Nvidia Fix AI’s Copyright Woes?

Adobe and Nvidia both announced new image-generating AIs. However, they are setting their offerings apart with one thing: Proper licenses. The post Can Adobe and Nvidia Fix AI’s Copyright Woes? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Closing Circles

Post Malone reaches last-minute settlement in Circles case, Rwandan author sues publisher and Adobe & Nvidia release new AIs. The post 3 Count: Closing Circles appeared first on Plagiarism Today.