Copyright - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2109©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsMusic Modernization Act gathers momentum in SenateSingers and songwriters received support for the Music Modernization Act at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. The question appears to be when the Senate will pass it, not if, but critics point out shortcomingshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3807457/Music-Modernization-Act-gathers-momentum-in-Senate.htmlWed, 16 May 2018 23:00:00 GMTWhat the German YouTube case could mean for copyrightDoes YouTube or the uploader make the act of public communication? The German Federal Court of Justice will decidehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3807438/What-the-German-YouTube-case-could-mean-for-copyright.htmlWed, 16 May 2018 18:30:00 GMTGDPR creates problems for online enforcementA blackout of the ICANN WHOIS platform as a result of the General Data Protection Regulation would result in a field day for bad actors to purchase and misuse domain nameshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806651/GDPR-creates-problems-for-online-enforcement.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 05:00:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Imogen Fowler, Mireille Buydens and Ellen ShankmanFor this edition of the Women in IP Interview, Lucy Songi speaks to Imogen Fowler (Hogan Lovells), Mireille Buydens (Janson Baugniet) and Ellen Shankman (Ellen B Shankman & Associates) about their experiences and what advice they would offer to up-and-coming IP practitionershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3805977/Women-in-IP-Global-Network-Interview-Imogen-Fowler-Mireille-Buydens-and-Ellen-Shankman.htmlWed, 09 May 2018 16:45:00 GMTCopyright changes in the UK after BrexitPatrick Wingrove asks UK practitioners how copyright will change after Brexit, and analyses the EU Commission's recent report on the subjecthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3805548/Copyright-changes-in-the-UK-after-Brexit.htmlTue, 08 May 2018 15:30:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsUtynam attended the Fordham IP Conference 2018 in April. Here are some highlights.http://www.managingip.com/Article/3804350/Utynams-Heirs.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTStart-ups’ specific IP challengesLack of experience and funds mean intellectual property is often neglected by start-ups. Managing IP asks a few of them how they approach IP strategyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804619/Start-ups-specific-IP-challenges.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 00:15:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2018)Managing IP presents this year’s leading female intellectual property practitioners, according to IP STARS researchhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802643/The-Top-250-Women-in-IP-2018.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMTNinth Circuit appeals court denies monkey’s copyright claimsBarring an en banc review or Supreme Court intervention, the three-year monkey selfie saga has come to a close, with the animal’s copyright claims deniedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802893/Ninth-Circuit-appeals-court-denies-monkeys-copyright-claims.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMTGerman Supreme Court rules ad-blocking not unfair competitionThe German Federal Supreme Court has ruled that popular ad-blocking software AdBlock Plus does not break the country’s unfair competition ruleshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802876/German-Supreme-Court-rules-ad-blocking-not-unfair-competition.htmlWed, 25 Apr 2018 23:30:00 GMTLatest IP people moves in North America and EuropeRecent intellectual people moves include Marks & Clerk Canada combining with two Toronto firms, and hires by Sheppard Mullin, Arnold & Porter, King & Spalding, Fish & Richardson, Vossius & Partner and morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3801692/Latest-IP-people-moves-in-North-America-and-Europe.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 20:15:00 GMTUS intellectual property in the age of TrumpPresident Trump has already made his mark by appointing a USPTO director and taking a stand against China. Panellists at the Fordham IP Conference, including David Kappos and James Pooley, assessed the impact Trump could have on IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3800143/US-intellectual-property-in-the-age-of-Trump.htmlThu, 12 Apr 2018 00:15:00 GMTThe argument for Canada’s controversial website-blocking proposalA coalition of Canadian companies has proposed a regime to block egregious copyright infringing websites. McCarthy Tétrault’s Barry Sookman voiced support for the proposal at the Fordham IP Conference while pointing to the recent experience in the UK and elsewherehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3799851/The-argument-for-Canadas-controversial-website-blocking-proposal.htmlTue, 10 Apr 2018 00:15:00 GMTSpecial Report: Will blockchain revolutionise IP?In this special report, Managing IP looks at how blockchain technology will change intellectual property. Ellie Mertens analyses the issues and opportunities it presents for patents, trade mark and copyrighthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795710/Special-Report-Will-blockchain-revolutionise-IP.htmlMon, 02 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTTop firms for copyright work: IP STARS rankingsManaging IP reveals this year’s leading firms for copyright and related rights advicehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795812/Top-firms-for-copyright-work-IP-STARS-rankings.htmlMon, 02 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTFederal Circuit revives Oracle v GoogleThe Federal Circuit has overturned the jury verdict of fair use in Oracle v Google and remanded the case to a federal judge in the Ninth Circuit for a third trial to determine damageshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3797538/Federal-Circuit-revives-Oracle-v-Google.htmlThu, 29 Mar 2018 04:45:00 GMTManaging IP Asia Awards winners revealedThe Asia Awards Dinner was held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on March 21, recognising the best intellectual property law firms in the regionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795552/Managing-IP-Asia-Awards-winners-revealed.htmlWed, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMTHoyng Rokh Monegier and Véron & Associés merge, plus latest IP people moves in EMEA and Asia-PacificRecent intellectual property moves include Dechert’s Paris IP group head joining Dentons, while European boutique IP firm Hoyng Rokh Monegier and French patent litigation firm Véron & Associés are joining forceshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795379/Hoyng-Rokh-Monegier-and-Vron-and-Associs-merge-plus-latest-IP-people-moves-in-EMEA-and-Asia-Pacific.htmlWed, 21 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMTLatest IP people moves in the USRecent US intellectual property people moves include Sterne Kessler’s PTAB co-chair joining King & Spalding, and hires by Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper, Latham & Watkins, Kilpatrick Townsend, Orrick and morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795377/Latest-IP-people-moves-in-the-US.htmlWed, 21 Mar 2018 07:45:00 GMTUK response to draft Brexit agreement a “step in right direction”Negotiators have struck a transition deal in a new draft of the European Commission’s withdrawal agreement that will help ease IP holder’s fears for their assets after Brexithttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795355/UK-response-to-draft-Brexit-agreement-a-step-in-right-direction.htmlWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:15:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards Winners revealedThe Americas Awards Dinner was held at the Essex House in New York on March 15, and recognised the best law firms and individuals nationally and regionally in Canada, Latin America and the UShttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3794301/Managing-IP-Americas-Awards-Winners-revealed.htmlFri, 16 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTAnalysing the European Commission’s Brexit position for IPThe Commission’s draft agreement gives an indication for intellectual property post-Brexit. The UK has not yet responded but disagreement is likely over issues such as geographical indicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3793909/Analysing-the-European-Commissions-Brexit-position-for-IP.htmlWed, 14 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTHow blockchain will change intellectual property – copyrightManaging IP is publishing a series of articles that looks at how blockchain technology is changing the landscape of IP. In this article, Ellie Mertens analyses its implications for copyrighthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3790576/How-blockchain-will-change-intellectual-propertycopyright.htmlTue, 13 Mar 2018 04:45:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards Winners 2018 revealedThe EMEA Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy in London on March 8, and recognised the best intellectual property firms in 25 countries and by regionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3792777/Managing-IP-EMEA-Awards-Winners-2018-revealed.htmlFri, 09 Mar 2018 09:30:00 GMTNike successfully plays defence in Jumpman copyright appealThe Ninth Circuit has found that a photo taken by a Nike photographer used to create the iconic “Jumpman” image is not substantially similar to a photo of Michael Jordan taken in 1984 because they only share similarities in general ideas or conceptshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3791111/Nike-successfully-plays-defence-in-Jumpman-copyright-appeal.htmlThu, 01 Mar 2018 21:30:00 GMTDoes embedding copyrighted content constitute infringement? NY judge says yesA ruling that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted image on a website amounts to direct infringement changes the well-established regime of the server test. Ellie Mertens asks copyright lawyers how big a deal this ishttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3789917/Does-embedding-copyrighted-content-constitute-infringement-NY-judge-says-yes.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785644/Managing-IP-Americas-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785639/Managing-IP-EMEA-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785033/Managing-IP-Asia-Pacific-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlThu, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMTUK Supreme Court hears arguments on costs of ISP blocking ordersWho should pay for the costs of implementing orders to block websites that sell counterfeit goods? That was the question considered by the UK Supreme Court in the Cartier International v British Telecommunications case on January 30http://www.managingip.com/Article/3784421/UK-Supreme-Court-hears-arguments-on-costs-of-ISP-blocking-orders.htmlWed, 31 Jan 2018 02:30:00 GMT