This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Commerce Committee will be busy with a major hearing on Section 230 liability shields for tech platforms in light of charges of political censorship. Policy institutes hosting innovation-related events this week include the American Enterprise Institute, which kicks off the week with a closer look at the House Antitrust Subcommittee’s recent report on antitrust regulations in digital markets, and the Hudson Institute, which will dissect the oral arguments made in the Google v. Oracle Android software copyright case recently argued that the U.S. Supreme Court. The week will conclude on Friday with the regular quarterly meeting of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee to examine recent trademark operations at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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- First Sale Doctrine
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- This Week in Washington IP: Senate Commerce Committee to Grill Tech CEOs on Section 230, House Big Tech Antitrust Report and USPTO’s Quarterly TPAC Meeting
- Voices, Copyrighting and Deepfakes
- World Intellectual Property Organization: WIPO Launches Free Database of Judicial Decisions on IP Law
- California Court’s Finding of Fair Use for Nicki Minaj Affirms Public Benefit of Artistic Experimentation
- Thought Experiment: Is Our Patent System Ready for a Potential Future of Brain Interfacing?
- How Patents Helped Sprout the World’s First Plantable Pencil
- Cybergenetics Appeals Ohio Federal Judge Ruling that Alice Kills DNA Analysis Patents
- We Made it to November: The IP Community Gives Thanks in a Year Like No Other
- Patent Filings Roundup: Battle-Tested Off-Roading Patent Asserted; Jack Henry Battered Again