Bangladesh committed to intellectual property growth & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

OpenAI, Microsoft hit with new author copyright lawsuit over AI training

OpenAI and Microsoft (MSFT.O) were sued on Tuesday over claims that they misused the work of nonfiction authors to train the artificial intelligence models that underlie services like OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT.

Bangladesh committed to intellectual property growth

Bangladesh has highlighted its steadfast commitment to overcoming challenges and fostering a robust environment for intellectual property growth.

Symbiosis IP expands intellectual property and patent services

Patent attorney business Symbiosis IP has expanded its intellectual property (IP) and patent services following the appointment of IP licensing and commercialisation specialists Dr Amy Lam and Dr Andrew Tingey.

USPTO issues final rule implementing design patent practitioner bar

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it is amending the rules of practice in patent cases and rules regarding the representation of others before the USPTO by creating a design patent practitioner bar for persons admitted as design patent practitioners to practice exclusively in design patent proceedings. The announcement of the implementation of the final rule, which will take effect on January 2, 2024, follows a notice of proposed rulemaking in May and comment period that ended in August (88 Fed. Reg. 78644, November 11, 2023).

HGF Appoints new Chair of the Board: Formerly Head of Engineering, Lucy Johnson

HGF announced a new Chair to its Management Board, Lucy Johnson. Lucy was previously head of the firm’s Engineering Group.  Effective immediately Lucy succeeds Jason Lumber who held the position since 2008. Jason will remain as a valued and committed leader of HGF’s European trade mark practice.

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