This week in Other Barks & Bites: government officials from the European Union and United States celebrate a milestone for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework; the Second Circuit rules that copyright registrations containing a derivative work can serve as a basis for infringement claims involving elements of previously unregistered material incorporated into the later registration; Judge Orrick indicates that he may dismiss a lawsuit brought by artists against generative AI companies while more than 9,000 writers sign an Authors Guild letter seeking compensation from generative AI platforms; the Second Circuit rules that the sale of the Surrey Hotel did not convey common law trademark rights to the hotel’s name; and the future of electric vehicle battery factories becomes a sticking point in United Auto Worker labor negotiations.

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