Equity UK calls for protection of film workers IP rights & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Pokémon Dev Game Freak Says Original IP Is A “Very Important” Part Of Its Growth

Game Freak is best known around the world as the Pokémon developer, but it also works on other projects from time to time.

New AI Framework Offers Guide on Bias, IP, Data Privacy Risks

Developers of artificial intelligence should be cognisant of potential biases perpetuated by their systems and address risks of intellectual property infringement, according to finalised AI guidance by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Bristol Myers Says AstraZeneca’s Imjudo Infringes Yervoy Patent

Bristol Myers filed a lawsuit Monday claiming AstraZeneca has infringed on a patent related to its Yervoy cancer drug. The pharmaceutical company launched the suit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

Six key outcomes of Taiwan’s IP law overhaul

On 12 January 2023 the Legislative Yuan passed a bill to amend Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Case Adjudication Act. The Judicial Yuan introduced the legislation to strengthen trade secret protection and to establish a more professional, effective and internationally trendy IP litigation system. The amended act includes several major points.

UK text and data mining copyright exception proposals set to be watered down

Plans to expand the scope of the text and data mining (TDM) exception that exists in copyright law remain under consideration in the UK despite strong opposition to the proposals and predictions from the minister responsible for creative industries policy that they will not be implemented, Out-Law can confirm.

Equity UK joins Irish Equity in calling for protection of film workers intellectual property rights

Today we join our sister union Irish Equity in sharing a statement calling for the protection of film workers’ intellectual property rights in Ireland.

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