Copyright Directive: Italy’s Transposition is Not So Creative and Original

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Lorie Lambert

Italian transposition of the Copyright Directive (as defined below) introduces some interesting additions within the free uses regulation, but it might not represent the relevant breakthrough for the press industry that its minor players, as well as the EU legislator, wished for.

BACKGROUND

On 26 March 2019, the European

Inside Thomas Embling Hospital, a forensic health facility

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ABC Radio

For the first time a journalist is allowed to record in the Thomas Embling Hospital, Melbourne’s Forensic healthcare facility. Meet therapists, the psychiatrist in charge and some of the patients who have committed a serious crime but are deemed not responsible for their actions due to mental illness.

Inside Thomas Embling Hospital, a forensic health facility

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ABC Radio

For the first time a journalist is allowed to record in the Thomas Embling Hospital, Melbourne’s Forensic healthcare facility. Meet therapists, the psychiatrist in charge and some of the patients who have committed a serious crime but are deemed not responsible for their actions due to mental illness.

French Reform of Automatic Intellectual Property Assignment for Non-Employee Personnel

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Liz Bodey

France is widely known for its author-centric intellectual property right (IPR) framework: except for a limited number of very specific situations, all IPR must be expressly assigned and there is no “work for hire” doctrine.

This situation is changing, further to Decree n°2021-1658 dated 15 December 2021, replicating the

Substance Over Form: The Importance of Substantive Grounds in Parallel District-Court Litigation and Prior Petition IPR Denials in OpenSky Indus., LLC v. VLSI Tech. LLC

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Liz Bodey

On 23 December 2021, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) instituted inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,725,759 B2 (“the ’759 patent”). See OpenSky Indus., LLC v. VLSI Tech. LLC IPR2021-01064, Paper 17 (Dec. 23, 2021). Petitioner OpenSky Industries, LLC (“OpenSky”) relied on expert declarations

2021: Not Such a Good Year (Deaths)

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Stephen Warne

People mainly governed by twits By February 2021 (when Australia’s vaccine roll-out commenced), half a million Americans had died from COVID.  That was already more than had died in the world wars and the Vietnam War combined.  In one week in September, more Floridians died from COVID than all the

ACCC Proposed Merger Reforms

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noreply@blogger.com (Mike Terceiro)

An outline of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s proposed changes to Australian merger laws as announced by Chairman Rod Sims in August 2021, including a discussion of the likely prospects of the various reforms being accepted by the Australian Government.

How to Choose the Best Family Lawyer

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Stephen Page

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page provides insight on how to choose the best family lawyer and law firm for you.

Transcript

G’day everyone. [It’s] Stephen Page from Page Provan Family and Fertility Lawyers.

You may