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IP Law News Roundup

IP Law News Roundup

Amazon spins off Kindle Fire into a separate company called Seesaw.

A major copyright case against UCLA was dismissed last Monday. A federal judge ruled “that the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue and that sovereign immunity as well as the university’s explicit licensing agreement afforded the defendants protection from charges of copyright infringement.”

The publisher of a database chronicling historical time-zone data is claiming copyright ownership of those facts. The data basically spells out past and future times anywhere in the world.

Motorola is facing another patent infringement lawsuit.

The Net Neutrality debate continues… in a D.C. Circuit Court.

Here is Bloomberg’s global report on Intellectual Property highlights.

A lawsuit with a bit of everything against “a real life version of [The Producers] Bialystock & Bloom.”

Listen up engineers and law students, patent lawyers are in demand!

Shoppers watching HSN, the shopping network, can now scan their TV screens with a smartphone to learn more about the products on display.

Finally, this is your brain. This is your brain on 3D advertisements.

Thank you to staffers Danielle May and Alex Farber for these links!

Amy Dunayevich

Amy Dunayevich is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and is Fordham IPLJ's Technology Editor. Originally from the Detroit suburbs, Amy spent two years in the Peace Corps living in Eastern Europe without running water but with high-speed internet. Amy now lives in Brooklyn with her little black pug Roxanne. Although pursuing a career in the public interest, Amy finds intellectual property law to be extremely relevant, interesting, and important.