Category Archives: Innovation

Google Magenta’s AI melody and 4 Canadian songwriters

Google’s Magenta artificial intelligence (AI) project produced a basic piano melody that was then given a drum machine background (apparently added by humans not an AI program) and released to the public: https://cdn2.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/6577761/Google_-_Magenta_music_sample.0.mp3 Canadian media outlet The Star had four songwriters … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Creativity, Electrical & Digital Arts, Fine Arts, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law

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Digital First Sale at Asia-Pacific IP Forum

Recently I spoke on digital first sale at the 2014 Asia-Pacific IP Forum, an annual event that rotates amongst the partner law schools including UW, Seoul National University, East China University, and others. The event was hosted in Seoul Korea … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Commerce, Commercialization, Creativity, Electrical & Digital Arts, Fine Arts, Goods/Artifacts, Information Technology, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Services, Technology Entrepreneurship

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Congressional testimony on Sec 512 of the DMCA “notice and take down” for websites

Testimony of Sean M. O’Connor, Professor of Law and Founding Director, Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, University of Washington (Seattle) Before the Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Notice and Takedown Provisions under the DMCA, § … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Commerce, Commercialization, Creativity, Electrical & Digital Arts, Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, Information Technology, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship

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Students and Innovation Conference Video from IPOsgoode

In March, IPOsgoode held a timely conference on the role of students in the university innovation process. IPOsgoode is directed by its Founder, Dr. Giuseppina D’Agostino, at Osgoode Law School, York Univ., in Toronto. It has become one of the … Continue reading

Categories: Commercialization, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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More on the new WA Social Purpose Corporation act

Now that I’ve had a chance to reflect further on the WA State Social Purpose Corporation Act (“SPCA”) passed by the Legislature, I’ve amended my earlier post to remove my concern that the new act does not fully free ride … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Corporate/Securities Law, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Law, Nonprofit & Social Entrepreneurship, Uncategorized

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