This Week In Review: Week 28

Comedian Sarah Silverman Joins Lawsuits Against OpenAI and Meta, Alleging Copyright Infringement by AI Models

Originally posted by The New York Times
Comedian Sarah Silverman has filed two class-action lawsuits against OpenAI and Meta, claiming copyright infringement. She alleges that the companies used her protected work without permission to train their AI models, and the lawsuits seek damages and potential changes to the AI programs involved.
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Conviction in Denmark: Man Found Guilty of Sharing Pirated Content and Committing Fraud

Originally posted by TorrentFreak
A man in Denmark has been given a six-month suspended sentence for sharing over a thousand pirated eBooks and paywalled articles, in addition to being convicted of fraud and involvement in running a Plex server. The case highlights the consequences of copyright infringement and its potential progression to more serious offenses.
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Crocs and Joybees Engage in Lawsuit Over Trade Secrets and Competition

Originally posted by
Crocs and Joybees, both footwear companies, have filed lawsuits against each other in a U.S. court in Colorado, involving claims of corporate trade secrets, intellectual property infringement, and competition in the casual shoe market. The legal dispute includes allegations of unfair competition, anticompetitive behavior, and violations of intellectual property protections.
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Twitter Sends Cease-and-Desist Letter to Meta, Alleging Intellectual Property Violations in the Launch of Threads

Originally posted by Plagiarism Today
Twitter and Meta, the parent company of Instagram, are embroiled in a legal dispute as Twitter sends a cease-and-desist letter to Meta, accusing the company of misappropriating trade secrets and violating intellectual property rights in the development and launch of Threads, a new social networking service. The nature of the intellectual property claims remains vague, but trade secrets and potential copyright and patent infringement are likely points of contention.
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Moderna Expands Patent Battle, Sues Pfizer and BioNTech in Ireland and Belgium

Originally posted by JUVA Patent
Moderna has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech in the High Court in Dublin, Ireland, and the Brussels Commercial Court in Belgium, adding to the ongoing legal disputes between the three companies in multiple European countries, the US, and the UK. Moderna seeks damages over alleged infringement of mRNA vaccine technology patents.
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