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White House Unveils Its Priorities for Space Activities

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The White House recently released the United States Space Priorities Framework, which highlights the Biden administration’s commitment to ensuring that the US maintains its leadership role in space. The framework identifies...more

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Innovations in Space: Chinese satellite mega-constellations

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A Series on Innovation and Space - This next installment of the Innovations in Space series provides an overview of the current development of Chinese mega-constellations. We specifically examine the status quo,...more

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FCC Announces Effective Dates for Earth Station Build-Out Rules and Some, But Not All, Orbital Debris Mitigation Disclosure Rules

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This week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) announced Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval that sets October 20, 2021 as the effective date for new orbital debris mitigation disclosure...more

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Innovations in Space: Space mining

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A Series on Innovation and Space During this next installment of the Innovations in Space series, our team provides an overview of space mining and the extraction of natural resources in outer space. Space mining and the...more

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Innovations in Space: Nuclear and fusion power for deep space exploration

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Innovative technologies are reshaping every industry, presenting new business cases and changing our daily lives. These technologies are hyper-connecting the world and offering new ways to interact. Particularly in the Space...more

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Nuclear and Fusion Power at the Forefront of Deep Space Exploration

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There is a new space race developing, with higher stakes and more ambitious goals than just going back to Earth orbit or the Moon.  The U.S. has developed a sizable technological lead in rockets and satellite technology,...more

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Data & Privacy Update: Six Most Significant Developments Companies Need to Know About

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There have been a number of significant legal and policy developments recently related to data and cybersecurity. Some of the most important are...more

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Financial Daily Dose 6.15.2021 | Top Story: Troubled E-Truck Start-up Lordstown Motors’ CEO and CFO Resign After Board...

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Ailing e-truck startup Lordstown Motors found itself facing more challenges on Monday, as founder & CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez resigned “after an investigation by the company’s board,” just weeks after the...more

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Financial Daily Dose 6.8.2021 | Top Story: DOJ Recovers Most of Ransom Colonial Pipeline Paid to Hackers

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In a rare cyber win for the good guys (at least one that’s publicly acknowledged), the DOJ revealed on Monday that it “had seized much of the ransom that a major U.S. pipeline operator had paid last month to a Russian hacking...more

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[IP Hot Topics Podcast] Innovation Conversations: Allen Chen (transcript)

Our “Innovation Conversations” series continues with Allen Chen, the Mars 2020 Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) Lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Sterne Kessler Director Trey Powers interviewed Allen about several...more

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[IP Hot Topics Podcast] Innovation Conversations: Allen Chen

Our “Innovation Conversations” series continues with Allen Chen, the Mars 2020 Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) Lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Sterne Kessler Director Trey Powers interviewed Allen about several...more

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Financial Daily Dose 4.27.2021 | Top Story: Lyft Sells Its Level 5 Self-Driving Car Unit to Toyota for $550M

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Lyft is letting go of its self-driving car unit, Level 5—reaching a deal with Toyota’s Woven Planet subsidiary for $200M, with an additional $350M in payments over the next 5 years. Lyft revealed that “unloading Level 5 would...more

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Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update - February

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Our February edition of “Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update” offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of January....more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.23.2021 | Top Story: SoftBank Nears Deal With WeWork’s Neumann for $500M Share Purchase

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Ousted eccentric WeWork co-founder and CEO Adam Neumann is reportedly closing in on a deal with SoftBank that would shave about $500 million (roughly half) off the total Masa Son would pay to buy Neumann’s shares. ...more

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What do you do if your international legal problems are not only cross-border, but are literally, “out of this world”? Go to Space...

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Earlier today, The Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC) and Dubai Future Foundation announced the creation of a “Space Court” to provide legal solutions in commercial-related space disputes. As space becomes...more

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Outer Space Real Estate Wars May Signal a Beginning of Outer Space Privacy Disputes

A recent article from CNN reported on SpaceX and Amazon sparring over their competing satellite-based internet business. The article reports that at the center of the dispute is “a recent attempt by SpaceX to modify its...more

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Reactors in Space – It’s Not Science ‘Fission’!

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Is it science fiction to consider living on the moon or traveling to Mars in only a few months? Maybe not. The US government is promoting technologies to place nuclear reactors in space to power human existence on the moon...more

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Nuclear Propulsion for Space and Sea

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While we often speak of nuclear power in terms of electricity production for our homes and businesses, it also has a number of other uses, including nuclear power and propulsion for space and maritime use, and there are a...more

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Life on Mars?

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It is time. Trademarks off-world have been debated for decades, but nothing has yet been done, despite humans being in space for 63 years. However, with multiple countries now traveling into outer space, and ‘low Earth...more

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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - September 2020

In this month's edition, we examine the Swiss data protection authority's comments on the validity of its data-sharing framework with the U.S., as well as the European Data Protection Board's guidance on joint controllers and...more

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Watch Where You Launch: Existing Space Laws Complicate Earthly IP Rights

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Crew Dragon, a NASA commissioned, SpaceX designed capsule, successfully completed the first water landing since 1975 on August 2, 2020. “Thanks for flying SpaceX,” one SpaceX engineer commented following the two-month-long...more

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Outer Space Treaty & Beyond: Do Existing Space Laws Put an Astronomical Barrier to Private IP Rights in Space?

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Earlier this year, DoubleTree by Hilton baked the first cookie in space. Perhaps a step furthering the 1960s dream of Hilton’s Lunar Hotel, the team has since brought the cookies back to Earth. The Hilton cookie experiment...more

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Orbital debris mitigation standards evolve with new FCC rules and further proposed rulemaking

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On August 25, 2020, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s new rules and further proposed regulations on orbital debris mitigation were published in the Federal Register. The changes are intended to help ensure the...more

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The Artemis Accords Seek to Propel a New Industry

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On May 15, 2020, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) revealed the blueprint for the Artemis Accords (“Accords”), which are to form the basis of NASA’s international partnerships with other...more

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Global Patent Prosecution - July 2020: Obtaining and Enforcing Patents for Outer Space

The outer space industry is growing in scale and diversity. By 2040, the global outer space industry could generate revenue of more than $1 trillion. And outer space projects are increasingly becoming entirely commercial...more

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