In this issue:

- Federal Circuit: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Appeal

- The Federal Circuit Draws the Line on Permissible Changes to Design Patent Claims – Or Does It?

- DMCA Safe Harbor Upheld for YouTube Once Again in Viacom v. YouTube

- Supreme Debate: Are Human Genes Patentable?

- Smartphones Spotlight Design Patents

- Announcements and Reminders

- Excerpt from: DMCA Safe Harbor Upheld for YouTube Once Again in Viacom v. YouTube:

On April 18, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York again held that YouTube is subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act as an internet service provider despite alleged general knowledge of extensive copyright infringement.

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Topics:  Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Design Patent, DMCA, Gene Patenting, Human Genes, Patents, Safe Harbors, Smartphones, Trademarks, Viacom, Viacom v YouTube

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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