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November Broadband Breakfast Club Event: The International Telecommunications Union and the Global Open Internet

Events, Net Neutrality, Trademarks November 15th, 2012

WASHINGTON, Thursday, November 15th, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com will hold its November 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club event “The International Telecommunications Union and the Global Open Internet” on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8 am – 10 am. American […]

Expert Opinion: New Domain Names are Coming, and Present Opportunities and Risks

Expert Opinion, Intellectual Property, Trademarks June 22nd, 2011

On June 20, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) formally approved the program it has developed for creation of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). The new gTLD program will expand the domain name system beyond the current 22 generic top-level domain names such as .com, .net, and .org, to potentially include just about .anything and .everything to the “right of the dot” as top-level domains. The new gTLDs will likely include generic and geographic TLDs such as .bike and .paris, as well as .brand registries that correspond to trademarks and company names such as .deloitte.

Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Examines IP Enforcement

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, International, Trademarks May 16th, 2011

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 – The Intellectual Property Breakfast Club last week featured a keynote address by Erik Barnett, Assistant Deputy Director at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and subsequent panel with industry experts, taking a closer look at administration recommendations to expand the scope of IP laws and increase certain penalties for infringement.

Barnett’s keynote focused on “Operation In Our Sites,” an ICE initiative that focuses on stopping Internet counterfeiting and piracy. The initiative seizes U.S.-based sites that provide illegal content via the web. Critics allege that the seizures deprive domain registrants of due process.

Intellectual Property Enforcement: Where Does the Law Need to be Updated?

House Subcommittee Scrutinizes Possible Domain Name Expansion

Congress, House of Representatives, Intellectual Property, International, Trademarks May 5th, 2011

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 – The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet held a hearing Wednesday to investigate the possible effects of expanding Internet domain names beyond the traditional suffixes like .com and .net to potentially anything a registrant could type.

The subcommittee probed plans by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to expand the generic top level domains (gTLDs) beyond the set menu of familiar suffixes like .org and .gov. The proposed new regime could comprise either an expanded menu of choices or an open door for registrants to create a suffix of their choosing, such as .google or .microsoft.

Apple Goes After Amazon.com For Its Use of “Appstore.”

Intellectual Property, Trademarks March 23rd, 2011

Apple Inc. on Friday sued Amazon.com for trademark infringement when Amazon launched its online ‘app store’ to sell software applications for mobile devices.

Apple Defends “App Store” Trademark

Trademarks March 1st, 2011

Apple defended its attempt to trademark the term “App Store,” in a filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office Monday.

Congress Prepared to Confront Range of Intellectual Property Issues

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks January 13th, 2011

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2011 – Congress can’t get away from controversial copyright- and patent-related issues, said panelsts at the first Intellectual Property Breakfast Club of the new year on Tuesday, as the internet and intellectual property news and events service released the full length video of the event.

BroadbandBreakfast.com Announces Winter 2011 Breakfast Topics

Broadband Calendar, Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality, Patents, Trademarks January 7th, 2011

WASHINGTON, January 7, 2011 – The Washington-based internet and intellectual property policy news and events service, BroadbandBreakfast.com, http://broadbandbreakfast.com, announces its Winter 2011 series of events (January through February) for the Intellectual Property and Broadband Breakfast Clubs.

All breakfast club events are held at Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, in the Piedmont Room. Events begin at 8 a.m., with both American and continental breakfast served, and end at 10 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to join in onthe breakfast discussions.

New Date for ‘China & Intellectual Property with the Chinese Embassy IP Attache’

Asia, Broadband Calendar, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks December 7th, 2010

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2010 – The internet and intellectual property policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com is postponing its December breakfast , “China & Intellectual Property with the Chinese Embassy IP Attache.”

An unforeseen change in the schedule of Fuli Chen, the Chinese Embassy Intellectual Property Attache, has caused the postponement, owing to the visit of Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan to Washington next week.

The event, which was to be on December 14th, 2010, has been rescheduled for February 8th, 2011. Registration for the February 8 event is available at http://ipbreakfastfebruary2011.eventbrite.com/

Intellectual Property Breakfast Club Considered Issue of Tackling Intermediaries

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Trademarks October 14th, 2010

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2010 – BroadbandBreakfast.com on Wednesday released the video, for free, of the October Intellectual Property Breakfast Club event on the issue of “Finding Solutions to the Problem of Copyright Infringement.”

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