Tag Archives: IPSC

IPSC session 1

Standard disclaimers apply: These are my summaries, not the presentations themselves. As usual, I have to skip a lot of interesting presentations and I try to attend things I haven’t seen, no matter how good the ones I have already … Continue reading

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IPSC session 2

Session 2: IP History and Theory, Stephanie Bair, IP InequalityArtists and innovators are not equally distributed. Rich people are more likely to acquire IP rights than poor people; whites than minorities in the US; males than females.  Theoretical lens: income … Continue reading

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IPSC session 4

Session 4: Old and New Theories of IP Shyam Balganesh, The Common Law of CopyrightCensorial copyright claims: motivated by non economic, dignitary concerns, and the author/creator’s principal objective is expurgatory—to prevent the work from circulating publicly. These claims have existed … Continue reading

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IPSC plenary

Tonya Evans, CryptoKitties, Cryptography, and Copyright Nonfungible digital creativity, enabled by the ERC 721 standard on the Ethereum blockchain: verifiable, indestructible digital scarcity.  NFTs overcome failures of existing digital structure for creators by providing for ownership, provenance, chain of title.  … Continue reading

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IPSC session 3 (trade secret then copyright)

Session 3: Trade Secrets, Courtney Cox, Can the Law Force You to Lie? The Use of Deceptive Precautions to Protect Trade SecretsReasonable measures to protect the secret are generally required. Should you have to engage in deception, or deceptive misdirection … Continue reading

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