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Does New Legislation Aimed at Reducing Online Intellectual Property Infringement Go Too Far?

Posted in Copyright, Internet, Trademarks
Two related bills aimed at curbing rampant copyright and trademark infringement on the Internet are currently pending before the House and Senate.  While the bills have been endorsed by the RIAA and MPAA and have strong bipartisan support in Congress, they have come under fire by mainstream media and civil liberties groups who believe the… Continue Reading

University-related trademark law case

Posted in Trademarks
Case: Board Of Regents Of The University Of Wisconsin System v. Phoenix International Software, Inc. (7th Cir., Aug. 5, 2011) What happened: This case presents complex questions about the law of trademark and the law of sovereign immunity, as the latter applies to a state university. . . . Their dispute centers around two computer… Continue Reading