Last week, in a 7–2 decision authored by Justice Sotomayor, the Supreme Court ruled that a 1984 work by artist Andy Warhol, portraying world-renowned singer Prince against an orange backgroundContinue Reading SCOTUS Holds Warhol’s “Prince Series” Is Not Fair Use
Rise in Fraud on TM Owners
The has been a rise in fraudulent schemes targeting trademark applicants and owners, which is not surprising given the record number of applications being submitted to the United States Patent…Continue Reading Rise in Fraud on TM Owners
Another AI Post? You bet.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning companies to “Keep your AI claims in check.” An FTC Business Blog post states that consumers have been primed through generations of stories…Continue Reading Another AI Post? You bet.
Federal Agencies Pledge to Fight Discrimination in AI
Four federal agencies have pledged to uphold the principles of fairness, equality, and justice in enforcement efforts against discrimination and bias in artificial intelligence (AI).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…Continue Reading Federal Agencies Pledge to Fight Discrimination in AI
FTC’s Newest Notice of Penalty Offenses
Last week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release stating that it “is putting hundreds of advertisers on notice that they should avoid deceiving consumers with advertisements that…Continue Reading FTC’s Newest Notice of Penalty Offenses
Copyright Office Addressing AI
These days, does a week go by without something new in the artificial intelligence (AI) world? This week the Copyright Office issued a Policy Statement to “clarify its practices for…Continue Reading Copyright Office Addressing AI
The FDA Releases Draft Guidance re: Plant-Based Milk Alternatives.
The FDA is catching up with the increase in demand for plant-based milks that has occurred throughout the last ten…Continue Reading Got M*lk?
Tired of Those Pesky Subscriptions and Memberships? Click here!
Many of us (including myself) have so many subscriptions and memberships that it can be hard to keep up. Have you ever tried to cancel a membership and felt like…Continue Reading Tired of Those Pesky Subscriptions and Memberships? Click here!
“Gruyere” Not Protectable with the USPTO
In Interprofession du Gruyere v. U. S. Dairy Exp. Council, 61 F.4th 407 (4th Cir. 2023), two European cheesemaking consortiums sought appellate review of a USPTO ruling, which sustained…Continue Reading “Gruyere” Not Protectable with the USPTO
SB Commercial Debate 2023
Would it even be the Super Bowl if there wasn’t a blog post asking about your favorite commercials? Are your top choices dictated by the product, the celebrity, or the…Continue Reading SB Commercial Debate 2023