• Choir ‘Glee’ High School Silences Show Choir Copyright Claims

    March 30, 2020

    The Ninth Circuit on March 24, 2020, held that Burbank High School’s music education program didn’t infringe copyrights by incorporating four songs into show choir medleys.
  • Capitol CARES Act Grants Emergency Powers to USPTO Director and Register of Copyrights

    March 27, 2020

    The US Senate on March 25, 2020, passed by unanimous consent the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which grants, among other things, “emergency relief authority” for a limited amount of time to the USPTO Director and the Register of Copyrights.
  • 2018 AIPLA Logo AIPLA Announces Leadership Update

    March 26, 2020

    After serving as Executive Director for more than five years, Lisa K. Jorgenson is leaving AIPLA. In the time she has served us in that capacity, she has worked tirelessly to connect with AIPLA members—not only across the country but around the world—and to understand and address the challenges that IP practitioners are facing.
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    March 26, 2020

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  • Arthrex Federal Circuit Will Not Reconsider Arthrex Ruling

    March 25, 2020

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on March 23, 2020, denied a petition for a full-court rehearing of its Arthrex Inc. v. Smith and Nephew, Inc. decision.