Character, Pepe the Frog & Copyright

2017-09-02

At some point, cartoonist Matt Furie’s Pepe the Frog character went from “peaceful frog-dude” to recurring character in white supremacist…

China’s First IP Protection Center

2017-08-02

On July 25th, China opened its first IP protection center. According to report(s), it was established in the Pudong district of…

Estranged Bedfellows? Partnerships & Co-ownership of Patent Rights

2017-05-02

Whether you and a few friends invented the next big thing – or even if you came up with it…

Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Copyright Litigation

2017-04-01

Conan O’Brien, TBS, Conaco and a number of writers have been deposed in a lawsuit which alleges infringement of Mr.…

Bringing Your Good Idea to Market in 2017: Three Tips on How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

2017-03-17

You have a good idea. It could be an invention with the potential to change how people do business, or…

Gaming, Virtual Computers & Intellectual Property

2017-02-02

With the rise of Minecraft – a popular video game and online phenomenon – some players have started creating interactive…

I Ain’t Afraid of No Goats? Personality / IP Rights & Social Media

2016-10-08

Love this linked photo, which appeared on Facebook, from a personality / IP rights perspective… In the foreground, Bill Murray…

Father Live-Streams Baby’s Birth on Facebook, Sues Yahoo and ABC for Broadcasting Clip

2016-10-02

After a California resident live-streamed his son’s birth on Facebook, a clip from the video was broadcast by ABC’s “Good…

What is Copyright? See the Canadian IP
Office’s New Video on YouTube

2016-09-07

The Canadian IP Office invites you to check out their new video which appears on the Innovation, Science and Economic…