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Music Remixing vs. Remastering: What was licensed in the ABS v. CBS lawsuit?

Should new digital versions of classic old analog recordings sound essentially the same as the originals, or provide a fresh take on them? For some record labels with valuable old sound recordings, licenses that should have established the labels’ decisions … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv presentation and conference

Chief Judge Rader and I were in Tel Aviv in November at the “From IP to NP (Net Profit)” conference. Here is my presentation on “Managing Know-How in Global Value Chains and International Tech Transfer.” And of course, because we … Continue reading

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The World I Live In

The world I live in is a very surreal space. I’m a tenured law professor at a decent university. I make a good salary and people pay for me to travel the globe and pontificate on pretty much whatever I … Continue reading

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Inauguration 2013

Thanks to Chief Judge Rader (or “Mick” as we call him) for hosting a fantastic Inauguration Parade viewing party at his chambers! ¬†We had a view right down to the President’s viewing stand on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the … Continue reading

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Now this might explain Director Kappos’ comments at CAP . . .

In my last post I speculated idly that perhaps the re-election of President Obama was what emboldened Director Kappos to present a surprisingly pointed and strong defense of software patents at the Center for American Progress. But in a further … Continue reading

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