CPIP Scholars Join Open Letter Providing IP Guidance for New Administration and Congress

The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property and several of its Senior Scholars are proud to support an open letter released today providing intellectual property guidelines for the Trump administration and the 115th Congress. CPIP Executive Director Matthew Barblan, Co-Founders Adam Mossoff and Mark Schultz, and Senior Scholars Christopher Holman, Kristen Osenga, and Sean … Continue reading “CPIP Scholars Join Open Letter Providing IP Guidance for New Administration and Congress”

SONA and Songwriters Fight DOJ’s Misguided 100% Licensing Rule

Things are heating up in the lawsuit filed by Songwriters of North America and three of its members (SONA) challenging the new gloss of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the 75-year-old consent decrees that govern the licensing practices of ASCAP and BMI, the two largest performance rights organizations (PROs). SONA sued the DOJ on … Continue reading “SONA and Songwriters Fight DOJ’s Misguided 100% Licensing Rule”

Intellectual Property Backgrounds of President Trump’s Potential Supreme Court Nominees

By Andrew Baluch[1] & Devlin Hartline President Donald Trump will soon announce his nominee to fill the vacancy left at the Supreme Court by late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. On September 23, 2016, the Trump campaign revealed that there are twenty-one candidates under consideration for the nomination. Below is a summary of the intellectual property … Continue reading “Intellectual Property Backgrounds of President Trump’s Potential Supreme Court Nominees”