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5 Feb 2016
by Kluwer UPC News blogger

The Unitary Patent system: 13, 17+ or 25 Member States?

The big picture for the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) may be clear for the patent attorneys, lawyers and other experts who will soon have to deal with the new European patent system. However, there’ll be many surprises in the details. During the second day of the Unitary Patent Package Conference,... Continue reading …
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28 Jan 2016
by Thomas Long

USA: Simmons v. Stanberry, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, No. 14-3106-cv, 15 January 2016

A copyright claim brought by hip-hop artist Tyrone Simmons—who purchased an exclusive license to use a beat known as the “I Get Money Instrumental”—against the beat’s creator (William Stanberry, Jr.) and a group of defendants associated with rapper Curtis Jackson, known professionally as “50 Cent,” who used the beat in a hit song, was time-barred... Continue reading …


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