The Playlist, a fictionalized account of the ascent of Spotify, the most popular if not most successful music streaming service, that looks forward to how
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Interest in AI-generated content and images, such as those generated by ChatGPT, are exploding. So is the risk of massive IP infringement. These models, from
$29 Billion Valuation for ChatGPT Developer OpenAI is a Wakeup Call for IP Holders
An Intangible Investor article running on IPWatchdog that looks at the ownership and potential impact of ChatGPT cautions users, creators and investors about the impact
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What do Virginia Woolf’s ‘To The Lighthouse” and the final Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, the German science-fiction film ‘Metropolis’ and Alfred Hitchcock’s
In 2022 the IP CloseUp Blog Surpassed 250,000 Visits; 360,000 Page Views
2022 was a breakthrough year for IP CloseUp, a leading independent blog that follows intellectual property developments, trends and people. The no-fee publication has generated
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Mark Helprin is a successful novelist. He is also on a mission to keep the content he and others create out of the public domain.
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A 95-page class action lawsuit alleging conspiracy and misrepresentation regarding Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs names many well-known celebrities among the defendants. Persons named in
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Despite the U.S.’s history of generating innovation, it has a less than stellar record for capturing and otherwise monetizing it. Digitalization and the ease of
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“Creatively music better today, because gatekeepers going away was helpful,” says singer-songwriter David Lowery,” but I think that largely it’s a much worse environment for
Warhol “Fair Use” Case is Heard by the Supreme Court – Implications for Inventors, Too?
The Supreme Court recently heard arguments for the Warhol v. Goldsmith copyright case, which will have a dramatic impact on content providers and the definition
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The emerging revenue sources of large technology companies like Apple and Microsoft may be an indication of their regard for certain intellectual property rights and their
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TikTok, now the most popular site worldwide, is fast becoming a significant player in search among young users, challenging the once untouchable dominance of Google.