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SoCal IP Institute :: September 19, 2016 :: “Domino” Copyright Infringement Action and Trademark Infringement of Trader Joe’s

Loomis v. Cornish (9th Cir. September 2, 2016) (available here) In a copyright infringement action, the district court granted summary judgment to Defendant Cornish.  The 9th Circuit affirmed where Plaintiff Loomis failed to put forth admissible evidence establishing copyright infringement against R&B star Jessie J for allegedly stealing a vocal melody from plaintiff's song 'Bright Red [...]

By |2016-09-16T13:34:07-07:00September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized, Competency Issues|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: September 12, 2016 :: Proposed Update of the Antitrust Guidelines for Licensing Intellectual Property (IP Licensing Guidelines)

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016, we will discuss the Proposed Update of the Antitrust Guidelines for Licensing Intellectual Property (IP Licensing Guidelines), available here.  A redlined version highlighting the changes is available here. The update reflects: “For the purpose of antitrust analysis, the Agencies apply the same analysis to conduct [...]

By |2016-09-09T16:18:51-07:00September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized, Competency Issues|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: August 29,2016 :: Forget Your Troubles, C’mon Get Happy! 

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, August 29, 2016, we will watch and discuss a video from the California Bar featuring Stanford Law professor Deborah Rhode.  Professor Rhode will present regarding happiness in the legal profession and it's relationship to legal competency. Then we will discuss the presentation and its relevance to [...]

By |2016-08-26T14:23:17-07:00August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized, Competency Issues|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: February 29, 2016 :: Competency Issues (formerly Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse) MCLE

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, February 29, 2016, we will watch a video presentation provided by the State Bar of California including a discussion of how to practice mindfulness to become more focused, increase competence, relieve stress, enhance memory, and manage emotions to better manage your practice.  The video presentation is [...]

By |2016-02-23T11:19:09-07:00February 23rd, 2016|Competency Issues|0 Comments