Artificial ‘inventors’ are pushing patent law to its limits & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Mariah Carey is being sued for $20m (£16m) for alleged copyright infringement over her festive megahit All I Want for Christmas Is You – nearly three decades after it was released.

Netflix settles lawsuit over fish-headed ‘Umbrella Academy’ villain

Netflix Inc and Dark Horse Comics LLC have settled a copyright lawsuit brought by artist Keving Atkinson, who accused them of ripping off his fish-tank headed character in the comic and television series ” Umbrella Academy,” according to a Wednesday filing in East Texas federal court.

Artificial ‘inventors’ are pushing patent law to its limits

It was the veritable search for a needle in a haystack. With drug-resistant bacteria on the rise, researchers at MIT were sifting through a database of more than 100 million molecules to identify a few that might have antibacterial properties.

Huawei Announces New Inventions That Will Revolutionize AI, 5G, and User Experience

Huawei announced a batch of key inventions as part of its biennial “Top Ten Inventions” Awards at the “Broadening the Innovation Landscape 2022” forum held at its Shenzhen headquarters.


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