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USPTO Provides Further Relief to Patent and Trademark Applicants In Response to the Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic
As a further update to our earlier posts (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Increases Extensions to Deadlines under the CARES Act; How the USPTO is Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak; and USPTO and Copyright Office Announce Extensions to Deadlines...
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USPTO and Copyright Office Announce Extensions to Deadlines Under the CARES Act
As an update to our earlier post regarding deadlines and operation of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the USPTO under the authority of the CARES Act announced extensions to the time allowed...
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I, Robot: PTO Seeks Comments on Protection for AI-Created Works
Earlier this year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held a groundbreaking conference on the impact of artificial intelligence on the development of intellectual property. This week, the USPTO issued a follow-up notice, requesting...
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Animated IP: A Series of Answers to Your Questions from Rose City Comic Con
In this upcoming series of posts, Animated IP, team members will answer your questions from their panel at the 2019 Rose City Comic Con. This is the first post in the series. --- Question 1: I am drawing my uncle’s memoir with the goal of getting it...
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Copyright Office Red Cards UEFA Trophy Application
Last month, the Copyright Office’s Review Board denied for the second time the application of the Union des Associations Européennes de Football (UEFA) for copyright registration in UEFA’s EURO Trophy. The Trophy is shown below: According to the...
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U. S. Supreme Court Will Decide What It Means to “Register” a Copyright
In this 2018-19 term, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on an issue that has long divided copyright attorneys and the courts that hear their cases. Under the Copyright Law, Section 411(a), a copyright owner may not bring an infringe...
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