A judge in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has made a request for a vote on whether to rehear the Naruto v. David Slater opinion dated April 23, 2018. This was the case where PETA tried to stand-in on behalf of the Celebes crested macaque to establish that animals could own copyrights. Let’s review the parties’ responses and see what they think.
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Lexmark has a history of locking-down its ink and toner cartridges and suing those who try to bypass their technology.
Let’s discuss how Lexmark earned themselves multiple benchslaps and made patent history in the process.
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Bestselling author Kurt Eichenwald was sent into an epileptic seizure by a Twitter user who intentionally crafted and sent an animated GIF. Let’s review the memo where the Judge allows the civil claims to proceed against the perpetrator.
UPDATED: Sesame Street’s request for a Restraining Order against The Happytime Murders was DENIED yesterday. Sesame had asked for an injunction preventing the use of the marketing slogan “No Sesame. All Street.”
The Judge’s Order is pretty bare, so please enjoy our video predicting this moment.
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The makers of Sesame Street have sued the makers of the Happytime Murders for their use of the marketing slogan “No Sesame. All Street.”
We think it through and have a great time. Join us and discover the subtleties of trademark protection and fair use.
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