An IP Address Alone Isn’t Enough to Support Copyright Infringement Claim

Do you know all the people connecting to the internet using your IP address? It’s possible, if you live alone and you’re tech-savvy enough to password-protect your internet connection. But what if a family all uses the same connection? Or you own an adult foster care facility that houses many people, all with access to …

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Broad Institute Wins CRISPR-Cas9 Patent Lawsuit Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s assertion that Harvard-affiliated Broad Institute can keep its patents on CRISPR, Clustered Regularly Inspected Short Palindromic Repeats. The court found that Broad’s applications do not overlap with those of the University of California, Berkeley’s, and that the two are patently distinct. Not only …

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