Relatively recent, extremely important and topical tweets and retweets via @likely2confuse:
Just to be clear I’m pretty much on the record in favor of free expression but if that ever goes I’m going to push for outlawing those vile dog and cat effects you people put on your pictures.
— Ron Coleman (@RonColeman) March 18, 2018
— Gerald M. Levine (@gmlevine) March 18, 2018
— Sarah Burstein (@design_law) March 18, 2018
Oof. So many layers of discussion to this… https://t.co/MwVOzwmKm7
— Dana Pellegrino (@dlpellegrino) March 19, 2018
— Danyel Smith (@danamo) March 21, 2018
— IP Law News (@IPLawAlerts) March 27, 2018
I often feel this way about TESS (Trademark Electronic Search System) too pic.twitter.com/3DvmAEozJa
— Matthew Hintz (@mhintzesq) March 28, 2018
— Erik Pelton® (@tm4smallbiz) March 28, 2018
NEW BLOG POST! Copyright Isn’t “Extra”: Applying U.S. Law to Foreign Infringement Over the Internet https://t.co/gToxvP8eQv
— Rick Sanders (@RickSandersLaw) March 28, 2018
JUST IN: New York’s highest appeals court shoots down Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit over a character in “Grand Theft Auto” that she said was based on her likeness. Here’s the big quote: pic.twitter.com/OYIB2T5XOa
— Bill Donahue (@Bill__Donahue) March 29, 2018
Property is a crappy frame for trademarks.#Trademarks are symbols.
It’s a curious characteristic of symbols that their meaning is subject to change.
For instance, what we now know as the Godzilla Theme started life as the Repel Godzilla Themehttps://t.co/oTe3lgg6HM
— Trademarks Are Magic (@TimberlakeLaw) March 31, 2018
— Nicola Lanna (@ninnilanna) April 6, 2018
Are we running out of #trademarks =
The number of words, combos of words, other combos of letters, shapes, designs, 3d objects, sounds, and motions…
Multiplied by number of types of goods/services that exist…
Multiplied by infinity for human imagination
= No, we aren’t. https://t.co/FsS7AVuvp8
— Tyler Hall (@WinslowTHall) April 12, 2018
This is very good stuff.
A federal judge just politely reminded Taylor Swift that it may not be in her best interest to argue that people should be punished for enforcing copyrights: pic.twitter.com/LoMp6bJwWr
— Bill Donahue (@Bill__Donahue) April 16, 2018
The ACLU argues only the govt can tone police the internet and make it safe for victims to enjoy their free speech, and the Constitution demands it.
The ACLU. https://t.co/kSvupKR10M
— Scott Greenfield (@ScottGreenfield) April 17, 2018
You’ve missed more than I can post here. Follow this blog’s official Twitter account for fun and prizes at @likely2confuse!