Author: Ray Guarnieri

IP in the Metaverse – Ep. 45 [Podcast]

IP in the Metaverse – Ep. 45 [Podcast]

Who would have ever thought that Neil Stevenson, the author of Snowcrash, a dystopian cyber-punk novel from 1992 would define the term, “Metaverse,” as the place that we would all eventually be living. On this episode, we’re joined by the great Anna Fong to discuss IP and the Metaverse.

VISA’s one year NFT program

VISA’s one year NFT program

On Wednesday, March 30, Visa began accepting applications for a one-year immersive program aiming to help gig workers, entrepreneurs, and artists learn how to, hopefully, turn profits off of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.

Ed Sheeran wins ‘Shape of You’ lawsuit: ‘’Oh why, oh why, oh why’’ did Sami Switch file that copyright infringement claim?

Ed Sheeran wins ‘Shape of You’ lawsuit: ‘’Oh why, oh why, oh why’’ did Sami Switch file that copyright infringement claim?

Table of Contents This article was originally published by theipincentive. To view the original article, follow the link below: https://theipincentive.wordpress.com/2022/04/10/ed-sheeran-wins-shape-of-you-lawsuit-oh-why-oh-why-oh-why-did-sami-switch-file-that-copyright-infringement-claim-%ef%bf%bc/ Credits: Getty Images Mondadori Portfolio / Contributor Nutshell: Artist Sami Chokri (publicly known as Sami Switch) and music producer Ross O’Donoghue

Russia Suspends Enforcement of IP Rights – Ep. 43 [Podcast]

Russia Suspends Enforcement of IP Rights – Ep. 43 [Podcast]

As the west enacts sanctions and bans the import of Russian oil following its invasion of Ukraine, The Russian Ministry of Economic Development has issued a decree which effectively legalizes patent infringement from anyone affiliated with countries that are “unfriendly” to the Russian federation. What does this mean for IP owners around the world? All this and more, on today’s episode of Stuff You Should Know About IP.

Let Them Eat Copycat Caterpillar Cakes! – Ep. 42 [Podcast]

Let Them Eat Copycat Caterpillar Cakes! – Ep. 42 [Podcast]

Can copycat caterpillar cakes clearly create consumer confusion? UK grocers Marks & Spencer and Aldi have been trading barbs over this recently. But, if you take a look at their competing cakes, Cuthbert the Caterpillar and Colin the Caterpillar…well…let’s just say that even the great Marie Antoinette would be perplexed. We’re joined by special guest Nika Videtic and to discuss this high profile case of alleged copyright infringement.

Spice DAO’s “DUNE” IP Blunder – Ep. 41 [Podcast]

Spice DAO’s “DUNE” IP Blunder – Ep. 41 [Podcast]

Spice DAO, a crowdfunded group of cyber artists, accomplished their mission to buy a copy of a legendary movie manuscript based on the famous Frank Herbert Novel, Dune. Now, they plan to burn it, create a series based on it, and open the floodgates for fan fiction artists to do what they will with it. The only problem? Well, there’s some “Stuff” that they should probably know about Intellectual property.

Wendy’s VS Wendy’s – Ep. 39 [Podcast]

Wendy’s VS Wendy’s – Ep. 39 [Podcast]

If you stopped off at Wendy’s for a tasty burger and fries and found yourself eating fish and chips instead, you might be in the Dutch province of Zeeland, where they don’t take kindly to expanding American fast-food chains. Today we’re joined by special guest Jan-Willem Goedmakers. to talk about the trademark battle of Wendy’s versus Wendy’s.

Moderna vs the NIH & the Spikevax Patent Battle! – Ep. 38 [Podcast]

Moderna vs the NIH & the Spikevax Patent Battle! – Ep. 38 [Podcast]

In this episode of Stuff You Should Know About IP, Thomas Colson and Raymond Guarnieri discuss a dispute regarding COVID-19 vaccine inventorship between the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Moderna. The NIH and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) invested in Moderna. Moderna has filed three patent applications, two of which relate directly to the mRNA-1273 sequence, and one of which is for a method of using the mRNA-1273 sequence. Moderna listed one or more inventors from the NIH on the patent application for the method of using the mRNA-1273 sequence, but did not list anyone from the NIH as an inventor on the other two patent applications.

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