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EPO Clarifies Practice In The Area Of Plant And Animal Patents

EPO clarifies practice in the area of plant and animal patents

29 June 2017 On a proposal of the European Patent Office its Administrative Council took…

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Innovator Industries Claim Win In Canadian High Court Patent Ruling

The Canadian Supreme Court today upheld a pharmaceutical industry appeal against a tool used in…

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U.S. Tech Firms Pushed Against Ban on Work with Russian Spy Agency

As U.S. officials investigated in January the FSB's alleged role in election cyber attacks, U.S.…

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Last day for free tickets to WHD.usa 2017

WHD.usa is a good opportunity to connect with hosting and domain companies…and it’s inexpensive. Earlier…

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Nitriti e nitrati: l’Efsa conferma i limiti da rispettare per i sali aggiunti volontariamente agli alimenti

L’autorità per la sicurezza alimentare (Efsa) ha recentemente pubblicato due pareri scientifici su nitriti e…

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Ideas Powered Youth Workshop

On 29-30 June 2017 the Observatory is hosting the second edition of the IP Youth…

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EU extends economic sanctions against Russia by six months

The European Council has unanimously agreed to extend economic sanctions targeting the Russian economy by…

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01/07/2017 - Presentazione di una domanda internazionale di brevetto

  Si informa l’utenza che dal 1° Luglio 2017 per il deposito delle domande internazionali…

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U.K. Parliament Hit by Cyber-Attack Targeting Email Accounts

Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain…

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Advertising firm thinks BabyBoom.com is cybersquatting

Company files UDRP against common term. You can’t make this stuff up. A marketing firm…

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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Access To Medicines Resolution

The United Nations Human Rights Council today adopted a resolution on the right to health…

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Circolare n. 10/D del n. 23 giugno 2017 - Controlli sui depositi fiscali di carburante per navigazione già operanti quali destinatari registrati

Accise Fonte:https://www.agenziadoganemonopoli.gov.it/portale/documents/20182/3103680/anc-c-20170623-72259-C10D-+Controlli+sui+depositi+fiscali+di+carburante+per+navigazione+gi%C3%A0+operanti+quali+destinatari+registrati.pdf/d86e64e9-1ca9-44a7-a08f-c3a9ffc3dac0?version=1.0 Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Le novità del mondo agroalimentare presentate a Tuttofood 2017, raccontate da Papille Vagabonde

Gunther Karls Fuchs, di Papille Vagabonde racconta nel suo blog le novità presentate a TuttoFood…

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What are the options for the UK and EU to reach a compromise over free movement and access to the single market?

Theresa May’s ill-fated snap election seems to have transformed the UK’s national zeitgeist, not least…

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International IP Enforcement Summit Berlin

The International IP Enforcement Summit is taking place in Berlin on 22 and 23 June.…

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Open Access Policy In International Organisations

Open access is “part of the DNA” of international intergovernmental organisations, Charlotte Beauchamp, head of…

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YouTube Creates New Rules for Deleting Terrorism Videos

Google, YouTube’s parent company, announced a set of policies aimed at curbing extremist videos on…

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Domain names at a community pool Part 2

An evaluation of domain names used by small businesses. If you missed it, here’s part…

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Art. 5-bis della legge 1° dicembre 2016, n. 225, di conversione, con modificazioni, del decreto legge 22 ottobre 2016, n. 193, recante “Disposizioni urgenti in materia fiscale e per il finanziamento di esigenze indifferibili”

Accise Fonte:https://www.agenziadoganemonopoli.gov.it/portale/documents/20182/3103680/lgpa_n_20170615_71066_RU.pdf/731b4168-35de-4852-a5a1-f5fba8d24978?version=1.1 Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Stop Glifosato: superato il milione di firme! Il quorum raggiunto in più di sette paesi, Italia compresa. Gli organizzatori chiedono una risposta formale alla Commissione

Più di un milione di cittadini europei hanno firmato l’iniziativa dei cittadine europei (ICE) contro…

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12/06/2017: Settimana Nazionale Anticontraffazione: Roma, contro la contraffazione le politiche nazionali e le risposte del territorio

        Settimana Nazionale Anticontraffazione    Titolo: Roma, contro la contraffazione le politiche nazionali e…

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Turkey Adopts New Regulation on Package Information, Manuals and Tracking of Medicinal Products for Human Use

To harmonize the standards of packaging and labeling of medicinal products for human use with…

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SWIFT Bank Messaging System Increases Security After Attacks

Dealing with cyber hacks on banks ate into profit last year at the SWIFT messaging…

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WHO Members Take Steps Against Global Rise In Sales Of Human Body Parts

The World Health Assembly last week adopted ten guiding ethical principles for the donation and…

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Avocado: attenzione al coltello! A Londra quattro casi di infortunio alla settimana dovuti al taglio del frutto esotico

L’avocado è il frutto esotico dal colore brillante che porta ovunque un tocco di Sud…

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WHD.usa hopes domainers return to the Tropicana in September

WHD’s U.S. event will be held at the same location as NamesCon. Now that WorldHostingDays…

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IP Enforcement Summit in Berlin, 22-23 June - places still available

Registration is still open for the 22 and 23 June 2017 IP Enforcement Summit taking…

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Ferrero vince in appello contro Choco Delhaize sulla questione dell’olio di palma usato nella Nutella. La Corte di Bruxelles ribalta la sentenza del tribunale del commercio

La Corte d’appello di Bruxelles ha accolto il ricorso di Ferrero, giudicando denigratoria, menzognera e…

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Enough to be the Local Hero?

It is unusual for a company that owns a brand which enjoys a certain notoriety…

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Telepathy sues after getting RDNH win

Company files federal lawsuit following reverse domain name hijacking. UDRP panels cannot levy a financial…

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This Week In Techdirt History: May 28th - June 3rd

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, Google's recently-unveiled tool for looking at DMCA takedown…

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È allerta in Italia per l’istamina nel tonno spagnolo. Diversi casi in Puglia, Basilicata, Lazio e Veneto. Continuano i ritiri di pesce in Europa

Anche in Italia su registrano i primi casi di intossicazione alimentare causati dall’eccesso di istamina…

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Proposed DHS Rules May Cause The Deaths They Claim To Prevent

Back at the end of March, the Department of Homeland [in]Security issued rules stating that…

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Registry-based .IO backorder service to shut down

Change comes as backend registry services are transitioned. Afilias is taking over backend registry services…

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World Health Assembly Adopts Resolution Supporting Tax On Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and chronic respiratory diseases are killing millions of people each year,…

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Coca Cola richiama e ritira dagli scaffali migliaia di bottiglie da 1,5 litri: sapore sgradevole e aspetto molto denso

Il Ministero della salute ha comunicato che è in corso il ritiro dagli scaffali dei…

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Circolare 8/D del 1° giugno 2017 - D.Lgs. n.504/95, art.8, comma 1. Destinatario registrato. Titolare deposito commerciale di prodotti assoggettati ad accisa. Criteri per il rilascio dell’autorizzazione

Circolari Fonte:https://www.agenziadoganemonopoli.gov.it/portale/documents/20182/3103680/lcpa-C-20170601-62737-C8D-Dlgs540.pdf/7cdcdf12-e4dc-48f0-868d-142a24606eeb?version=1.1 Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Legal outsourcing: Trends, opportunities, threats

Last year we predicted the legal services trends that would dominate 2016. However, without our…

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Telenor Looks To Lead The Anti-Troll Fight In Europe

In what is beginning to look like a much-welcomed trend, it seems like copyright trolls…

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Domain name escrow price and services guide

A comparison of popular domain name escrow options. The domain name escrow landscape has changed…

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I braccialetti fitness sono poco affidabili per calcolare le calorie consumate durante l’attività fisica. Una ricerca della statunitense Stanford University

I braccialetti fitness e gli smartwatch, usati durante l’attività sportiva per misurare alcuni dati, sono…

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Nota n. 64091 del 31 maggio 2017 - Laboratori autorizzati a prestare supporto all’Agenzia nei controlli sui sistemi di misura elettrici. Precisazioni alla circolare 21/D del 13 settembre 2016

Accise Fonte:https://www.agenziadoganemonopoli.gov.it/portale/documents/20182/889314/anc-n-20170531-64091+R.U..pdf/7f167730-a749-41f0-81c7-a8f6c06578f1?version=1.2 Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Financial services and banking news update- 31 May 2017

The European Systemic Risk Board has published its May edition of EU shadow banking monitor.…

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Aussie Catering Company Pokes Brewery Over Trademark Spat, Now Finds Itself Potentially Losing The Mark Entirely

It's a point we apparently need to keep hammering home: for there to be trademark…

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Uniregisty sends confusing .XYZ promo; Frank sends a follow up

Something about numeric .xyz domains being like bitcoin. And then… I was left scratching my…

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Publication of Derivative use of public domain content study - Film industry focus

An EU-wide study carried out by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the…

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A Summary Of Key IP-Related Actions Taken By The 70th World Health Assembly

After what was described as the biggest World Health Assembly ever, with the highest number…

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Il laser “anti-frode” per scovare i contaminanti negli alimenti fuori dai laboratori: lo sta sviluppando l’Enea. Primi risultati incoraggianti

Uno strumento per individuare contaminanti e sostanze non dichiarate nel cibo velocemente e senza bisogno…

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Avoiding IP traps in CEE - M&A transactions

Given the increased focus on M&A transactions in CEE involving a strong IP component, it…

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Resolution On Cancer Hailed By WHO Members, Easily Adopted In Committee

It is not a mystery, cancer has been spreading for decades, in particular in low…

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Judge Smacks NYPD For Its 'Gotcha' Tactics In Forfeiture Public Records Lawsuit

New York's court system is finally pushing back against the NYPD's refusal to provide better…

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DNSeattle attracts large crowd in domain name hotbed

Over 100 people attended event in downtown Seattle. Last week I traveled to Seattle for…

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Publication of Summary of Knowledge and Awareness Building Seminar on International Cooperation and the Role of Intermediaries.

The summary of the last Knowledge and Awareness Building Seminar on international cooperation and the…

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Remembrance of things past: Bacterial memory of gut inflammation

A team of scientists has designed a powerful bacterial sensor with a stable gene circuit…

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Ritirato dagli scaffali “Preparato per torta al testo” Terre Umbre per presenza allergene non dichiarato in etichetta. Rischio per allergici

Il Ministero della salute ha comunicato il ritiro di “Mix a base di farina, lievito…

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La Commissione approva due nuovi IGP Italiani

In data 20 Aprile 2017, la Commissione europea ha approvato l’iscrizione nel registro delle Indicazioni…

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Cancer Drugs: Innovation ‘Blackmail’ Leads To Unaffordable Prices, Delinkage Needed, Speakers Say

What if you get an aggressive form of breast cancer, and the treatment exists but…

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Tucows to drop some of Uniregistry’s domain names

Registrar will cease offering domains with biggest real price increases. Tucows, the second largest domain…

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Unlikely Alliance Of India, US Could Keep Medicines Access On WHO Agenda

It is not often that on the matter of access to medicines, India and the…

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C’è un insetto nel piatto! Un articolo sulla rivista Ristorando pone l’accento su come l’indignazione a volte non c’entra con la sicurezza alimentare.

Proponiamo ai lettori questo interessante articolo  di Corrado Giannone e Monica May, ripreso dalla rivista…

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ICANN security group warns against Emoji domain names

SSAC says emoji domain are like , gives to their registration. Emoji domain names have…

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This Week In Techdirt History: May 21st - 27th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, the jury in the Oracle/Google patent trial ruled…

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Sempre in crescita la vendita di frutta e verdura biologiche. Una ricerca di Nomisma sui consumi nella grande distribuzione organizzata

In Italia, tra marzo 2016 e marzo 2017, le vendite di frutta e verdura biologiche…

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Targeted recombination between homologous chromosomes for precise breeding in tomato

Fonte:http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15605?WT.feed_name=subjects_plant-breeding Author:

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More Legislators Jump On The 'Blue Lives Matter' Bandwagon

Not wanting to be outdone by idiots in Congress, two idiot senators from the great…

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World Health Assembly Adopts Resolution To Fight Sepsis; Antimicrobial Resistance Major Threat

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing health concern as was acknowledged by countries at the World…

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Scientists borrow from electronics to build circuits in living cells

Synthetic biology researchers have demonstrated a new method for digital information processing in living cells,…

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Etichette a semaforo: gli obiettivi e l’utilità del sistema dei traffic lights spiegati dall’avvocato Dario Dongo

Negli ultimi mesi il tema dei semafori in etichetta è tornato alla ribalta sulle cronache…

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Preparing for GDPR: 5 Important Steps

GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018, and many businesses are beginning to prepare…

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World Of Tanks Developer Gets Negative Review Video Taken Down Under Threat Of Copyright Claim, Backlash Ensues

We've heard many stories at this point about video game producers attempting to use copyright…

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A great resource for new top level domain name data

Don’t overlook this new top level domain stats site. This blog and many others in…

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New World Bank Report: World Unprepared To Face Next Inevitable Pandemic

A new report released today by the World Bank shows that the world is not…

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Tossina in agnello dal Regno Unito e mercurio in pesce spada congelato dalla Spagna… Ritirati dal mercato europeo 79 prodotti

Nella settimana n°20 del 2017 le segnalazioni diffuse dal Sistema rapido di allerta europeo per…

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Additive QTLs on three chromosomes control flowering time in woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca L.)

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?client_id=maestro&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fhortres201720&response_type=cookie Author:

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InCredit - 23 May 2017

The European Parliament has published a provisional version of the text of their recent resolution…

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Expanding Access To Medicines: What Role For Transparency?

Transparency” and “accountability” are familiar buzzwords. Like salt and pepper, they pop up on nearly…

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Titan Note Continues Trying To Sell Its Questionable Device; Its Own Actions Keep Raising More Questions

A few weeks back, I wrote about IndieGogo shutting down a crowdfunding project for a…

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SOG.com domain name saved in UDRP

Domain owner acquired it as an investment ten years ago. A three-member National Arbitration Forum…

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Pasta fresca Giovanni Rana: la nuova linea propone ripieni ispirati alla tradizione culinaria di altri Paesi

L’Emilia Romagna è la patria per eccellenza dei tortellini, dei cappelletti e dei cappellacci, ma…

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Ports and airports, new EU rules to facilitate State Aid

On 17 May 2017 the European Commission approved new rules, part of a wider reform,…

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The Orphan works survey – deadline extended to 6 June

The deadline to provide replies to the Orphan works survey has been extended to 6…

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Antimicrobial Resistance Needs New R&D Models, NGOs Say

A group of non-governmental organisations organised a side event to the World Health Assembly to…

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Trademark Has Come To This: Tinder Opposes Dating App With Only One Lonely Dude On Its Dating Roster

By now, Tinder is probably in the common lexicon. The dating app has been fairly…

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.Asia is opening up in July

Domains will be easier to register and open to people outside of Asia. Ten years…

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Pfas in Veneto: le analisi di Greenpeace sull’acqua di fontane pubbliche e scuole. Il Consiglio regionale istituisce una commissione d’inchiesta

Secondo Greenpeace, il numero totale di cittadini veneti potenzialmente esposti alla contaminazione da Pfas (sostanze perfluoroalchiliche) attraverso…

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The sunflower genome provides insights into oil metabolism, flowering and Asterid evolution

Fonte:http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature22380.html?WT.feed_name=subjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Impact of online sales restrictions on EU and German competition enforcement

In the course of its E-commerce Sector Inquiry (Sector Inquiry) launched in May 2015, the…

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Financial Times Editorial: Time To 'Ditch' Corporate Sovereignty In Trade Deals

The European Union's top court has just handed down an important ruling about an otherwise…

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Rightside has sold over 400 two letter domain names

Average sales price is over $1,000 and they come with premium renewals. Rightside began offering…

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Chan’s Last Speech To WHA Opening: Affordable Medicines, Innovation, Listen To Civil Society, Partner With Industry

In her final opening speech to the annual World Health Assembly, Director General Margaret Chan…

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Oms, in Europa un adolescente su tre è obeso o in sovrappeso. Interessanti alcuni dati per l’Italia tra il 2002 e il 2014

L’ufficio regionale per l’Europa dell’Organizzazione mondiale della sanità (Oms) ha pubblicato un nuovo rapporto sull’andamento…

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European Commission accepts Amazon commitments on e-books parity clauses

On 4 May 2017 the European Commission issued a press release announcing its decision to…

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This Week In Techdirt History: May 14th - 20th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, a Microsoft-funded effort to disrupt BitTorrent was drawing…

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No Free Lunch, G20 Health Ministers Find At First Meeting

Group of 20 health ministers today finished their first joint table top exercise to simulate…

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Gli Usa attaccano le politiche asiatiche per l’allattamento al seno e quelle sudamericane contro l’obesità, giudicate barriere al commercio. Sotto accusa Hong Kong, indonesia, Malesia e Thailandia

Il governo degli Stati Uniti ritiene che le politiche di alcuni paesi asiatici (Hong Kong,…

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Senate Given The Go-Ahead To Use Encrypted Messaging App Signal

Certain senators have repeatedly pushed for encryption bans or encryption backdoors, sacrificing personal security for…

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Draft Cancer Resolution Might Be Set For Approval At World Health Assembly

According to sources, countries have agreed in the nick of time on a draft resolution…

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.NYC tech domain name auction brings in $29,000

Web.nyc pulls in highest bid in latest auction of .NYC domain name.s .NYC held an…

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Richiamate le crostatine senza glutine Giusto della Giuliani, a causa di una contaminazione non omogenea da miceti

L’azienda Giuliani Spa ha diffuso l’avviso del richiamo volontario di due lotti di crostatine a…

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Hope for a cleaner Brexit after ECJ ruling

In a ruling which is likely to have positive implications for a possible Brexit deal,…

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WIPO And The SDGs: Differing Views At Committee On IP and Development

The World Intellectual Property Organization, as a United Nations specialised agency, has a role to…

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New EU Lawsuit Claims Google Failed To Forget 'Sensitive' Information, Such As Their 'Political Affiliation'

For years, we've pointed out that the "Right to be Forgotten" (RTBF) in Europe is…

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Distil Networks acquires Are You a Human, offers free bot tool for Google Analytics

Get a better understanding of your web traffic after stripping out the bots. Distil networks,…

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Nutrition Foundation of Italy: fondazione scientifica o lobby finanziata dalle aziende? Dubbi su certe posizioni a proposito di alcol, zucchero e olio di palma

Nutrition Foundation of Italy (NFI) è un’organizzazione italiana no profit che fa da trait d’union tra…

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Fast diffusion of domesticated maize to temperate zones

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?response_type=cookie&client_id=grover&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fs41598-017-02125-0%3FWT.feed_name%3Dsubjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Episode 199: Are You Safe From the Latest Computer Viruses?

TechLaw10 is a 10-minute audio podcast update from U.S. lawyer Eric Sinrod (Duane Morris) and…

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US Court Upholds Enforceability Of GNU GPL As Both A License And A Contract

Free software dominates modern computing, from smartphones to supercomputers -- only the desktop remains a…

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What are you using for domain name sales landers?

There are lots of options. What is working best for you? With pay-per-click revenue continuing…

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Attacks On WHO Candidate Are Defamatory, ‘Colonial’, Ambassador Says

The African Union delegation to the United Nations came in outspoken numbers to a press…

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Pasta cotta in padella in pochi minuti e “sempre al dente”: la novità di Agnesi Spadelliamo. Comodità a prezzi poco convenienti

Sulla cottura della pasta di semola di grano duro ci sono da sempre indicazioni precise,…

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MVNOs: negotiating an optimum wholesale agreement with mobile network operators

In March this year UK MVNO Sky launched its consumer mobile handset offering dubbed 'Swap'...…

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Makers Of Payday 2 Donating DLC Profits To Help 2 YouTubers Fight Copyright Lawsuit

The landscape of YouTubers who do reviews or takes on video games, including Let's Plays,…

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Use Google Voice to stop those annoying robocalls and texts

Cut down on spam calls and texts with a free service. You register a domain…

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IP-Watch Guide To 2017 World Health Assembly: Election, Budget, Antibiotics, Cancer, R&D And More

In a few days, the 70th World Health Assembly will open its doors in Geneva…

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Conad : stop alle uova provenienti da allevamento in gabbia come fanno gli altri supermercati. CWIF Italia chiede di estendere il provvedimento

Entro la fine dell’anno, i supermercati Conad è non venderanno più uova a proprio marchio…

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Effect of seed position and soil nutrients on seed mass, germination and seedling growth in Peucedanum oreoselinum (Apiaceae)

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?response_type=cookie&client_id=grover&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fs41598-017-02035-1%3FWT.feed_name%3Dsubjects_plant-breeding Author:

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European Commission Publishes E-commerce Sector Inquiry Final Report: 4 Key Takeaways

The final report indicates future enforcement trends related to vertical restraints, pricing and big data.…

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Nier Automata Modder Includes Piracy Checks In Mod, Causing An Uproar, But Should It?

Nier: Automata is a multiplatform game that I know almost nothing about at all, other…

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.NYC and GreatDomains auctions end this week

Auctions on SnapNames and Sedo conclude later this week. Two online domain name auctions end…

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How The CIA WikiLeaks Disclosure Diverts Attention From Big Picture

The WikiLeaks publication of hacking tools and malware the CIA has allegedly used continues to…

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Anche in Spagna è guerra all’olio di palma. Aziende e catene di supermercati riformulano le ricette e il ministero della salute prende posizione

Anche in Spagna è iniziata la battaglia contro l’invasione dell’olio di palma e lo scontro…

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Construction of genotyping-by-sequencing based high-density genetic maps and QTL mapping for fusarium wilt resistance in pigeonpea

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?response_type=cookie&client_id=grover&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fs41598-017-01537-2%3FWT.feed_name%3Dsubjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Brexit and EU competition law

The UK has formally notified the EU of its exit from the EU. The extent…

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Food blogger e pubblicità: un viaggio tra blog e siti di ricette per scoprire dove si nascondo i contenuti sponsorizzati

Nel mese di marzo, la Federal trade commission (Ftc) americana ha ammonito ufficialmente  45 persone,…

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This Week In Techdirt History: May 7th - 13th

Five Years Ago It was the previous week in 2012 that we learned the sad…

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Domain registration halts spread of WannaCry malware…for now

A 41-character .com domain was key to bringing down a malware campaign. A ransomware attack…

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Cartoni per pizza: preoccupazione per la migrazione di inchiostri e colle. Il parere dell’Agenzia per la sicurezza alimentare francese

L’Agence de la sécurité alimentaire (Anses) francese è preoccupata per la migrazione di inchiostri e…

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Leaked NSA Hacking Tool On Global Ransomware Rampage

Welp. What was that we were saying about the problems of the NSA creating hacking…

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Longest, Biggest World Health Assembly Ever Set To Open With Election, Budget Topping Agenda

The 70th World Health Assembly opening in a few days is the WHA of superlatives,…

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10 noteworthy NameJet sales from April

Six figure domain sale leads NameJet list. NameJet reported 136 domain name sales of $2,000…

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Sucralosio: è sicuro e non causa tumori secondo l’Efsa. Respinti i risultati dell’Istituto Ramazzini sulla cancerogenicità del dolcificante

Secondo l’Efsa (Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare) l’edulcorante sucralosio (E955), è sicuro e il …

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Quantitative trait loci for large sink capacity enhance rice grain yield under free-air CO2 enrichment conditions

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?response_type=cookie&client_id=grover&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fs41598-017-01690-8%3FWT.feed_name%3Dsubjects_plant-breeding Author:

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European Commission publishes final report E-commerce Sector Inquiry

Yesterday, 10 May 2017, the European Commission published its final report on the E-commerce Sector…

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Bethesda's Pete Hines Shrugs His Shoulders About Trademark Dispute With No Matter Studios

If any single aspect of common trademark disputes has become the thing that annoys me…

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WHO, Stakeholders Take ‘First Step’ On Fair Pricing For Medicines

The World Health Organization has concluded a major one-day forum on fair pricing of medicines,…

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HostGator founder Brent Oxley loves great domain names. And driving tanks.

Oxley hasn’t slowed down after selling hosting business. When HostGator founder Brent Oxley sold his…

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“Niente api, niente cibo”. Greenpeace scende in piazza per chiedere il bando dei neonicotinoidi. L’Europa vota per approvare il divieto di tre pesticidi

Un gruppo di attivisti di Greenpeace travestiti da api operaie hanno simbolicamente “scioperato”, con tanto…

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Competition News May 2017

On March 9, 2017, France adopted, a little late, the texts transposing the directive of…

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Bethesda Trademark Bullying Results In Indie Game Adding A Whole Letter To Its Name, But Not Its Logo

One of the most infuriating aspects of typical trademark disputes is how often the dire…

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Sedo made a $200,000 “Buy Now” sale through SedoMLS

Sedo set a new record for a “buy now” domain on its SedoMLS system. There’s…

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The Orphan Works Survey

Through its Observatory, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is carrying out a survey…

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Shortage Of Affordable Insulin: Should WHO Extend Prequalification To Biosimilars?

The WHO last week announced plans to explore options for prequalifying insulin, a process that…

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USA Today Wants FBI to Help Fight Fake Facebook Likes

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Diritto della concorrenza UE / Responsabilità delle controllanti e prescrizione - Secondo la CdG la società controllante non può beneficiare della prescrizione riconosciuta alla controllata autrice del cartello se continua a partecipare, anche indirettamente, all’infrazione antitrust

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Cambodia signs a Validation Agreement with the European Patent Office

Cambodia has signed a Validation Agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) to recognise European…

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Kaspersky Lab Backs Away from Microsoft Antitrust Complaint

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Pro-Kremlin Hackers Linked to Attack on French Presidential Candidate

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China's Public Prosecutors Complain About Leak Of Anti-Corruption TV Series They Bankrolled To Raise Awareness

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Cannell pushes for more independent board at Rightside

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JRC publishes study on technologies against counterfeiting

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EU - Commission posts requests for the suspension of the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain industrial and agricultural products

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FCC Chair Meets with Facebook, Others on Net Neutrality

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U.S. Court Sentences Russian Hacker to 27 Years

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Origine del latte: l’avvocato Dario Dongo spiega perché la mozzarella fatta con le cagliate importate non sarà riconoscibile dall’etichetta

Il 19 aprile 2017 è finalmente entrato in vigore il decreto sull’origine latte. Dopo la pubblicazione c’è stato…

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Internet Of Things Is The Next Big Thing In Patents, And EPO Says It’s Ready For It

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Export alimentare USA: l’Italia è terza per numero di aziende esportatici negli Stati Uniti, ma ne perde 4 mila rispetto al 2016 (-39%)

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FCC Lifts Price Restrictions for Dedicated Internet Links

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Residui di pesticidi negli alimenti. Secondo i dati più recenti raccolti dall’Efsa il rischio per i consumatori è ancora basso

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Crop breeding: Turning a lawn into a field

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Will the public interest trump competition?

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Tech Companies Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Travel Ban

Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap and more than 150 other tech companies told a federal court…

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Roku Hires DC Lobbyists For First Time To Fight For Net Neutrality

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Civil Society-Led Monsanto Tribunal Finds Agro-Giant Guilty On All Counts

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Anisakis in sgombri refrigerati dai Paesi Bassi e torrone italiano con soia non dichiarata in etichetta… Ritirati dal mercato europeo 56 prodotti

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A genome-wide SNP-based genetic map and QTL mapping for agronomic traits in Chinese cabbage

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Competition: AG Wahl delivers opinion in excessive pricing case

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Arizona Governor Signs Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Into Law, Raising Evidentiary Burden For Law Enforcement

Some more forward progress has been made against civil asset forfeiture, this time in Arizona.…

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Neglected Tropical Diseases: Gates Celebrates Industry Contribution, Chan Concurs

Five years after health institutions and actors including pharmaceutical companies endorsed the London Declaration on…

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Consumer Groups Oppose Password Disclosures for Travelers

A coalition of consumer advocacy groups is calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

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Court determines Oversee.net co-founder’s case can move forward

Opinion retains most of Frederick Hsu’s claims against Oversee.net investors, officers and board members. Last…

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Data Security and Cybercrime in Lithuania

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Cyber Criminals Target Japanese Victims Using Game Schemes

Gamers beware: Hackers offering free virtual trinkets don’t care about your passwords or personal data,…

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China's Precision Censorship Machine Allows Some Controversial Keywords, But Blocks Combinations Of Them

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Boston Ivy to drop premium renewals

Company that operates four financial domains abandons premium renewal model. Boston Ivy, the top level…

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Google’s Waymo v. Uber Lawsuit Reflects High-Stakes IP War In Hot Driverless Car Sector

Google’s Waymo claims Uber, an app-based taxi service, stole technology for a critical component for…

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Patents in Italy - Lexology Navigator Q&A

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Microsoft Says Patches Issued Against NSA Hacking Tools

Microsoft has confirmed that most of the NSA’s hacking tools designed to target Windows have…

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Five Years Ago This week in 2012, Congress (apparently having learned nothing from SOPA) was…

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Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato sanziona Acqua & Farma per pratica commerciale scorretta

L’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato ha sanzionato l’azienda Acqua & Farma per pratica…

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Report vendite domini e siti gennaio-marzo 2017

Anno nuovo che inizia nel migliore dei modi per le compravendite di domini e siti…

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Copyright Society's 'World IP Day' Lesson: Give Us Your Copyrights For Nothing

Every year around April 26th, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) hosts a weird dog…

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Facebook Launches Changes to Detect Fake Accounts, News

Facebook is ramping up efforts to kill off sham accounts used to spread fake news,…

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Selling cheap domains leads to a bunch of abuse. If you’re going to essentially give…

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Industry Group Nears Completion Of List Of Geographical Indications Worldwide

A private sector project to identify and compile all geographical indications in the world in…

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Carne cancerogena e cibi miracolosi: ne parla “È la medicina, bellezza!” di Silvia Bencivelli e Daniela Ovadia. Tra bufale sulla salute e cattivo giornalismo, un intero capitolo dedicato a cibo e alimentazione

Lo yogurt che cura l’AIDS. Il broccolo miracoloso. Le bistecche cancerogene. Si parla anche di…

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ICO Provides Update on ePrivacy Reform

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a press release reminding stakeholders of forthcoming reforms…

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Initiative for Open Citations Takes Alternative Approach To Freeing Up Knowledge

We've just written about widespread frustration at the slow pace of the shift to open…

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Apple continues its shift from i-Brands

iTunes Podcasts are now Apple Podcasts. Apple is continuing to shift away from using i-Brand…

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Facebook Fails to Remove Terrorism, Porn Content in U.K.

Facebook is at risk of a criminal prosecution in Britain for refusing to remove potentially…

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The Web Is At A Crossroads – New Standard Enables Copyright Enforcement Violating Users’ Rights

The World Wide Web today stands at a crossroads, as its standards body, the World…

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Non sono solo i medici e i ricercatori a cadere nelle trappole ben organizzate da…

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Trade secrets form one of the most valuable assets of technology companies. The protection of…

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For several years now, we've put out the steady warning that the alcohol industries have…

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Judge Denies Bail to Accused Yahoo Email Hacker

A judge denied bail to a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo…

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This $20 billion company uses a new TLD for its website, and…[Updated]

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The Deepening Debate Over Vaccines And Antimicrobial Resistance Involves IP

With the looming threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), there is growing pressure to use vaccines…

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L’Antitrust boccia il disegno di legge sugli home restaurant, troppi vincoli. Previste limitazioni non giustificate e restrittive della concorrenza

L’Antitrust ha espresso un parere sul disegno di legge che disciplina l’attività di ristorazione in…

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12/04/2017 - EPO lancia un Programma a supporto della ricerca universitaria

  L'Ufficio Europeo dei Brevetti (EPO) ha appena lanciato un nuovo programma  a sostegno di…

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eSports Gets An Introduction To Major College Sports At The University Of Utah

We've been following the evolutionary milestones for eSports for some time now. What was once…

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Hiring Freeze At USPTO Concerns Industry Groups

Members of the United States innovator business community have delivered a letter to President Trump…

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Food purists may have cause to celebrate thanks to a recent international study. The study,…

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Nella settimana n°14 del 2017 le segnalazioni diffuse dal Sistema rapido di allerta europeo per…

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Genetic dissection of yield traits in super hybrid rice Xieyou9308 using both unconditional and conditional genome-wide association mapping

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Fragrance Allergens: From Labelling to Bans

In a move that will send shockwaves across the cosmetics and fragrance industries, the European…

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Deputy Loses Immunity For Battering Arrestee, Tightly Handcuffing Him For Three Hours As 'Punishment'

We've discussed before how difficult it is to strip law enforcement officers of qualified immunity.…

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German Official Wants Right to Attack Foreign Hackers

Germany is trying to beef up its cyber defense, after the interior minister called for…

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One market for domain names is very strong but the other is lackluster This week…

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Granarolo Oggi Puoi: la nuova linea di formaggi a ridotto contenuto di grassi e sale

Granarolo sta lanciando in grande stile una nuova gamma di formaggi, chiamata Oggi Puoi. Il…

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Do robots have rights? The European Parliament addresses artificial intelligence and robotics

A lively discussion is currently under way in the business world regarding possible applications of…

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IRS Says Hackers Got Data on Financial Aid Applicants

Hackers accessed the data of up to 100,000 people through a tool that helps students…

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This Week In Techdirt History: April 2nd - 8th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, a worrying report from the White House suggested…

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No al bando dell’insetticida clorpirifos dal direttore dell’Epa Pruitt. La sua stessa agenzia lo aveva giudicato potenzialmente pericoloso per la salute

Non c’è solo il via libera ai combustibili fossili nell’agenda di Donald Trump. C’è anche,…

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U.S. Withdraws Demand for Twitter to Disclose Critic

Customs and Border Protection withdrew its demand that Twitter unmask the anonymous account, a day…

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Attorney General's Memo Indicates Trump's DOJ Is Only Interested In The Blue Side Of The Justice Equation

Here comes the rollback. As President Trump made clear with his pick for Attorney General,…

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G20 IT Ministers Want Access For All, Commit To Conflicting Objectives

The Group of 20 (G20) ministers responsible for the digital economy today called for further…

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.Info and .Mobi get Chinese approval

Two large namespaces will now be available for hosting in China. China Ministry of Industry…

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Synthetic biologists engineer inflammation-sensing gut bacteria

Synthetic biologists have engineered gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis in mice. The research points…

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Eataly richiama yogurt al caffè dell’azienda piacentina Podere Cittadella perché potrebbe invece contenere yogurt alla nocciola

Eataly richiama un lotto di yogurt al caffè dell’azienda piacentina Podere Cittadella, per errato confezionamento. Si…

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05/04/2017 - Selezione di tre Chief Operating Officer Principal Director all’EPO

L'Ufficio Europeo dei Brevetti (EPO) sta avviando una selezione per  reclutare tre chief operating officers…

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M&A in the TMT sector regulation & deal execution remain key concerns for TMT investors

The trends that made 2016 a near-record year globally for M&A in the TMT sector…

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Australian Regulator Sues Apple Over Faulty iPhone Updates

An Australian regulator is suing Apple Inc. over software which disabled iPhones and iPads that…

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European Commission May Join Gates Foundation And Wellcome Trust In Becoming An Open Access Publisher

Open access isn't a new idea -- the term was first defined back in 2002,…

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RGF.com ordered transferred in UDRP

Something weird happened with this domain name a decade ago. A National Arbitration Forum panel…

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New Large-Scale Initiative Aims To Increase Open Access To Scholarly Research

The Wikimedia Foundation, Public Library of Science (PLoS), and other publishers and research organisations have…

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How to hack a cell

A new study outlines a new simplified platform to target and program mammalian cells as…

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Una pasticciera di Vienna alle prese con un violino… di cioccolato!

© Riproduzione riservata Le donazioni si possono fare: * Con Carta di credito (attraverso PayPal). Clicca qui * Con bonifico…

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Unwired Planet v Huawei: the key points

We release our analysis of long anticipated Unwired Planet v Huawei judgment which was handed…

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Senate Democrats Question Telecom Companies on Privacy

A group of Senate Democrats is asking top telecom companies to provide details of their…

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American Division Of Persona 5 Developer Warns That Their 'Masters' Don't Want People Streaming Spoilers

This seems like something we'll need to keep repeating: revealing entertainment spoilers is not copyright…

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UPOV This Week Focuses On International Cooperation System; Benin Curiously Ratifies Twice

The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) governing body is…

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Official data show effects of Chinese domain investment bonanza

What happened in December, the one year anniversary of the Chinese investment bananza. ICANN just…

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05-04-2017 - Selezione di tre Chief Operating Officer Principal Director all’EPO

L'Ufficio Europeo dei Brevetti (EPO) sta avviando una selezione per  reclutare tre chief operating officers…

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Ravioli Conad o Rana? Sembrano simili, ma la ricetta è diversa. Sul prezzo incide molto la scelta degli ingredienti

Tortellini, ravioli, agnolotti, cappelletti: la pasta fresca ripiena pronta nel banco frigo è un piatto…

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29/12/2016 - Nuova misura di sostegno a PMI per rilancio e valorizzazione marchi: 4,5 milioni di euro

    AVVISO RELATIVO AL BANDO PER LA CONCESSIONE DI AGEVOLAZIONI ALLE IMPRESE PER LA…

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Competition, EU and Regulatory newsletter March 2017

The Commission has invited comments from any interested parties on commitments submitted by Gazprom to…

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[Webinar Replay] How to Dispute a .us Domain Name: Transferring and Suspending Domains Under the usDRP and the usRS

Click above for a replay of the GigaLaw webinar, “How to Dispute a .us Domain…

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Connecticut Lawmakers Vote To Give Police Drones With Guns

Connecticut's legislature has managed to back into legalizing law enforcement use of weaponized drones. In…

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Michael Gleissner ordered to pay Apple £38,085 in trademark dispute

UK IPO determined revocation proceedings were initiated for ulterior purpose. Michael Gleissner, whose companies have…

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Public-Private Coalition’s High-Profile Delinkage Policy For Emerging Vaccines

It’s early February in Tchaourou district, Borgou in Benin, and a pregnant woman is admitted…

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Macine Mulino Bianco: è corretta la scritta “meno 55% grassi saturi rispetto alla precedente ricetta”? Risponde l’avvocato Dario Dongo

Ho letto l’articolo dell’avvocato Dongo sulle etichette di Barilla che promettono sull’etichetta “meno 55% grassi…

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Sexually-trimorphic interactions with colour polymorphism determine nectar quality in a herbaceous perennial

Fonte:http://www.nature.com/articles/srep45838?WT.feed_name=subjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Contracts - Distribution - Consumer law, March 2017

Newsletter on case law and regulation relating to civil law, commercial law, economic regulation and…

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24/03/2017- COMUNICAZIONI RIGUARDANTI NUMERAZIONE DELLE DOMANDE ITALIANE DI BREVETTO

    24/03/2017- COMUNICAZIONI RIGUARDANTI NUMERAZIONE DELLE DOMANDE ITALIANE DI BREVETTO Come noto, a partire dal…

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Doug Isenberg to Speak at Brand Protection Summit

Doug Isenberg will speak at “NYC Summit 2017,” a brand protection program organized by MarkMonitor.…

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If A Phone's Facial Recognition Security Can Be Defeated By A Picture Of A Face, What Good Is It?

No technology is perfect and facial recognition software is obviously no exception. But whereas law…

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Judge orders Verisign to transfer CostaRica.com domain name

Valuable CostaRica.com domain name will be transferred to prior registrant. A United States District Judge…

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Report Finds Wide Gap In Pharma Companies’ Profits And Spending On R&D

A new report from Public Citizen, the US-based consumer rights advocacy group, shows that the…

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“Bull fight” finally yields a victor

After fourteen years, the protracted legal fight between coffee shop The Bulldog and energy drink…

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Hacked New York Post App Sends Fake Trump Alerts

The New York Post apologized early hours after its app was apparently hacked with what…

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Time Is Running Out! Get Your Necessary Hashtags Gear This Weekend

Only Available Until Monday Night: Necessary Hashtags GearEuropean Shipping | US Shipping We don't do…

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Scandalo carne brasiliana: nessun rischio per la Bresaola della Valtellina Igp, anche se Rigamonti è di proprietà di una delle aziende coinvolte

Lo scandalo della “carne fraca” brasiliana continua a destare preoccupazioni nei consumatori europei e italiani…

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Rapid breeding of parthenocarpic tomato plants using CRISPR/Cas9

Fonte:https://idp.nature.com/authorize?response_type=cookie&client_id=grover&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nature.com%2Farticles%2Fs41598-017-00501-4%3FWT.feed_name%3Dsubjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Stupid Patent Of The Month: Storing Files In Folders

Our ongoing Reclaim Invention campaign urges universities not to sell patents to trolls. This month's…

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France Reaches Agreement With Gilead To Drop Prices Of Hepatitis C Treatment

The French Ministry of Social Affairs and Health announced today that the ministry has negotiated…

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URS is fast and cheap, but…

You might not win if the respondent puts up a fight. On the face of…

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UK, diminuzione di casi umani di infezione da Campylobacter nel pollo. L’Ufficio europeo dei consumatori polemico con la scarsa ambizione della Commissione Ue

Nel Regno Unito, secondo i dati diffusi dalla Food Standards Agengy (FSA), nel 2016 i…

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Further amendments to the trade mark law in Poland

Following a number of significant changes in 2016 to Polish Industrial Property Law which in…

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31/03/2017- COMUNICAZIONI RIGUARDANTI NUMERAZIONE DELLE DOMANDE ITALIANE DI BREVETTO

     COMUNICAZIONI RIGUARDANTI NUMERAZIONE DELLE DOMANDE ITALIANE DI BREVETTO Come noto, a partire dal…

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Trump Administration to Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

The Trump administration served notice that its next move to deregulate broadband internet service companies…

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Monster Energy Attempts To Run From Laughable Trademark Spat It Started With Thunder Beast Root Beer

Readers here will hear the name "Monster Energy Corporation", makers of the Monster Energy beverage,…

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Premium renewals create headaches for domain buyers

Figuring out if a domain has a premium renewal price can be confusing. There’s a…

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Funding Injection For New Antibiotics: The CARB-X Transatlantic Partnership

A partnership of government agencies and organisations in the United States and United Kingdom have…

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Nutrizionisti, giornalisti e alcol. L’articolo de il Giornale.it dal titolo “Curarsi con vino e birra” è l’ultimo esempio di mistificazione della realtà

La lunga storia della pubblicità del vino e della birra, mascherata da informazione medico scientifica,…

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Brexit: Article 50 and beyond

The government has today, Wednesday 29 March, notified the EU that it is invoking Article…

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Web Forum Not Liable for Users’ Infringement, Court Says

The Fifth Circuit ruled that a web forum was not directly liable for copyright-infringing images…

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Tractor Owners Using Pirated Firmware To Dodge John Deere's Ham-Fisted Attempt To Monopolize Repair

We've been noting for a while how numerous states have been pushing so-called "right to…

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20 years after registering IMEC.com, company hit with UDRP

Panel declines to find reverse domain name hijacking despite highly questionable UDRP. Imagine registering a…

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USPTO Director Lee Emerges From Silence, Praises Latin America For Joining Patenting Scheme

The director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Michelle Lee, today resurfaced…

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Discovery of a new regulatory protein provides new tool for stem cell engineering

Bioengineers have discovered a protein that regulates the switch of embryonic stem cells from the…

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Etichetta delle bevande alcoliche: la Commissione Ue chiede all’industria una proposta di autoregolamentazione. Necessario indicare ingredienti e dichiarazione nutrizionale

La Commissione europea ha presentato una relazione al parlamento e al Consiglio europeo che dà…

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Rapid generation of a transgene-free powdery mildew resistant tomato by genome deletion

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On the road to autonomous vehicles

Connected and autonomous vehicle (“CAV”) Technologies are set to have a profound social and economic…

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Observatory participates in the OECD Task Force meeting on Countering Illicit Trade

On 28-29 March 2017 the Observatory will participate in the fifth meeting of the Task…

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AT&T Settles With DOJ Over LA Dodgers Channel Collusion Allegations

In 2013, Time Warner Cable (since acquired by Charter Communications) struck an $8.35 billion deal…

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Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Installing Malware

A Russian hacker has pleaded guilty to installing malware on ten of thousands of computer…

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Large Amount Of Consumer Tech Is Counterfeit, OECD Report Finds

Nearly 20 percent of mobile phones and 25 percent of video game consoles sold internationally…

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Rightside changes brand blocking service for new TLDs

Product will cover more domains but cost more money. Domain name company Rightside is expanding…

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Elenco Enti di assistenza e pronto soccorso aventi titolo all’agevolazione fiscale prevista per i carburanti consumati per l’azionamento delle autoambulanze

Accise Fonte:https://www.agenziadoganemonopoli.gov.it/portale/documents/20182/3103680/36404+Determinazione+ambulanze.pdf/2c658a11-a477-4efd-bba1-7b89f6b87b2b?version=1.0 Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Salmonella in carne di pollo separata meccanicamente e mercurio in numerosi lotti di pesce… Ritirati dal mercato europeo 62 prodotti

Nella settimana n°12 del 2017 le segnalazioni diffuse dal Sistema rapido di allerta europeo per…

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Targeted base editing in rice and tomato using a CRISPR-Cas9 cytidine deaminase fusion

Fonte:http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nbt.3833.html?WT.feed_name=subjects_plant-breeding Author:

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Fashion Law - March 2017

The fashion industry is undoubtedly fast paced and the retail conditions are challenging. Businesses in…

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Limited Edition Gear For Our Friends In The UK: Necessary Hashtags

Available For One Week Only: Necessary Hashtags Gear From TechdirtUK/EU Shipping | US Shipping Ever…

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Did Raiders owner register LasVegasRaiders.com in 1998? Not so fast.

Mark Davis is a fairly common name. But then again…see updates. It appears that the…

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States Consider Moves to Protect Privacy Online

Now that Republicans are in charge, the federal government is poised to roll back regulations…

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Civil Society From 17 European Countries File Patent Opposition On Key Hepatitis C Drug

Public health group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced today that it has joined civil society…

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Mulino Bianco e Ferrero, via l’olio di palma da biscotti e merendine, ma le diciture non sempre sono in regola. Il commento dell’avvocato Dario Dongo

Si allarga la schiera delle industrie che a vario titolo rivendicano sulle etichette le  proprietà…

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M&A Activity in the Connect Vehicles sector: More Antitrust Filings on the Horizon?

M&A activity in the connected vehicles sector might need to be notified to antitrust authorities,…

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Google Reassures Users About Warnings of Hackers

Google wants to reassure users about the warnings it issues about government-backed hackers. The company…

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This Week In Techdirt History: March 19th - 25th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, the public got a terrifying glimpse of the…

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Encryption Workarounds Paper Shows Why 'Going Dark' Is Not A Problem, And In Fact Is As Old As Humanity Itself

It was October 2014 when FBI Director James Comey made his famous claim that things…

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U.S. Lawmakers Concerned About China’s Cloud Restrictions

China’s restrictions on cloud computing were the theme of a letter that more than 50…

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From the fake news department with a domain name angle

Story claimed Trump sent a cease & desist letter about a domain name, but the…

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Scientists reveal hidden structures in bacterial DNA

Researchers have described the 3D structure of the genome in the extremely small bacteria Mycoplasma…

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Api e Terra dei Fuochi: le silenziose paladine protagoniste di un progetto di biomonitoraggio sui metalli pesanti

Il vento sfiora le foglie di nocciolo e solleva i vapori che fuoriescono dall’affumicatore davanti…

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Medicines Patent Pool Sublicenses New Antibiotic Candidate To TB Alliance For Development

TB Alliance and the Medicines Patent Pool announced today a licensing agreement for the development…

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EU rules on recovery of illegal aid from ferry operators

On 1 March 2017, the General Court of the European Union confirmed that France must…

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Lawsuit: Police Destroyed Farm House To Capture Homeless Man Armed With An Ice Cream Bar

Is it possible to arrest an unarmed homeless person without destroying the residence he's hiding…

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Twitter Accounts Hacked at ABC News, Good Morning America

The Twitter accounts of ABC News and “Good Morning America” fell victim to a hack…

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Will Brexit Block The European Unitary Patent?

European Patent Office President Benoît Battistelli today in Brussels expressed confidence that the first European…

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29/03/2017- European IP Institutes Network cerca 15 dottorati per “Early Stage Researchers”

    L’European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN) ha lanciato un progetto di training chiamato  “EIPIN…

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New TLDs aren’t dead, but some business models won’t work

New TLDs are here to stay. That doesn’t mean they’ll make money the way they’re…

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Heart tissue grown on spinach leaves

Biotechnology and bioengineering research news. Go to Source Author:

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Scandalo della carne importata dal Brasile: cento rinviati a giudizio, 38 arresti, 21 aziende coinvolte e blocco delle esportazioni.

Go to Source Author: Agnese Codignola

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Natural variation in CTB4a enhances rice adaptation to cold habitats

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Launch of IP Perception Study 2017

The IP Perception Study 2017 is being launched today at the European Parliament Committee on…

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UPC Preparatory Committee holds final meeting at which it signals its readiness to move to Provisional Application Phase and Germany passes bills necessary to ratify the UPC Agreement

The UPC Preparatory Committee held its final meeting on 15 March at which it agreed…

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eBook Pirates Tend To Be Older And Well Off, Which Means They Pirate Because Of Human Intuition On Economics

People tend to have a hard time discussing the two mathematical concepts of zero and…

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Hackers Claim Access to 300 Million Breached Apple Accounts

A group of hackers is reportedly trying to put the squeeze on Apple over a…

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What To Watch Out For In The EU-Mercosur FTA Negotiations: Consequences For Access To Medicines

As negotiations take place this week, an evaluation of the impact of one of the…

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Lawsuit filed to overturn OpenTime.com UDRP

Domain owner shot himself in the foot in UDRP response, so he’s asking a court…

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Sicurezza alimentare: le dieci regole del CeIRSA per evitare infezioni e contaminazioni pericolose in cucina

Go to Source Author: Redazione Il Fatto Alimentare

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Candidate loci involved in domestication and improvement detected by a published 90K wheat SNP array

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Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Debate with Greg Nojeim and Jamil Jaffer

Episode 155 of the podcast offers something new: equal time for opposing views. Well, sort…

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Unpaywall: The Browser Add-on That Finds (Legal) Free Copies Of Academic Papers You See As You Browse The Web

Techdirt has just written about ResearchGate, which claims to offer access to 100 million academic…

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WHO Advisory Group Report On Fair Pricing Forum Released: A ‘Matter Of Global Concern’

The report from a meeting of a World Health Organization informal advisory group on challenges…

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Amazon Creating New Program to Fight Counterfeit Items

Amazon.com is expanding a program to remove counterfeit goods from its website this spring as…

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4 letter .com saved in UDRP but no reverse domain name hijacking

Complaint was dead-on-arrival because domain was registered before business started. Domain name attorney John Berryhill…

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Internet Training for Judges

Two events gathering over 80 judges and prosecutors from 20 countries to undergo practical training…

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Pasta d’acciughe Balena: annullato il richiamo di dicembre. Le analisi confermano la sicurezza del lotto. Si è trattato di un errore di laboratorio

Go to Source Author: Redazione Il Fatto Alimentare

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Rational design of high-yield and superior-quality rice

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A.I. and Finance: the new (Automated) White Collars?

Automated Technologies have been implemented in multiple industries, from education to healthcare, and the banking…

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Artificial Intelligence Seen as Unlikely to Replace Lawyers

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to…

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Industry-Hated Game Emulators Save Two Video Games For Posterity

For far too many years, the video game industry struggled to assert its place as…

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New TLD registries ask for 75% cost reduction

Citing struggling registries, group requests temporary fee rollback and marketing effort. The gTLD Registries Stakeholder…

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World Bank Now Relying On Capital Markets, Focuses On Fragile Countries

After the announcement in December of a record US$75 billion commitment to its International Development…

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Pneumatici più efficienti e sostenibili grazie a rifiuti alimentari. Nuova tecnologia sviluppata dall’Università dell’Ohio

Go to Source Author: Beniamino Bonardi

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A natural tandem array alleviates epigenetic repression of IPA1 and leads to superior yielding rice

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Justice and Security - A series on the EU, the UK, and the outlook post-Brexit: blog #3 - Looking at the EAW

In our previous blogs, we looked at the history of the UK's involvement in EU…

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Chinese Central Bank Moves to Regulate Bitcoin Trading

China’s central bank is moving to regulate its domestic bitcoin industry, circulating new guidelines that,…

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This Week In Techdirt History: March 12th - 18th

Five Years Ago This week in 2012, politicians were still reeling from recent public opposition.…

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Lawyer's Association Asks New California Attorney General To Drop Its Abusive Prosecution Of Backpage

The First Amendment Lawyer's Association (FALA) is hoping to end the California Attorney General's crusade…

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35,000 domains at MarkMonitor need to be updated soon

Registrant name will need to be updated after Serlin departs. About 35,000 domain names at…

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Ridurre l’uso dei pesticidi senza perdere produttività e redditività: secondo uno studio dell’Istituto francese per la ricerca in agricoltura è possibile

Go to Source Author: Beniamino Bonardi

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DNA-informed breeding of rosaceous crops: promises, progress and prospects

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Food for thought - Winter 2017

Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter... Fonte: Author: Hill Dickinson LLP

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Caraffe filtranti, non ci sono rischi ma l’efficacia non è sempre certa. Il parere e le raccomandazione dell’Agenzia francese per la sicurezza alimentare

Go to Source Author: Beniamino Bonardi

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15/03/2017 - Roadshow di Arezzo

La Direzione Generale Lotta alla Contraffazione Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi (DGLC-UIBM) aderisce al programma di incontri…

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Outwitting climate change with a plant 'dimmer'?

Biotechnology and bioengineering research news. Go to Source Author:

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Esame della perizia operativa dei tecnici dipendenti di laboratori accreditati. Modalità di prenotazione e sessioni

News Dogane | RSS Go to Source Author: Agenzia dogane e Monopoli

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Più pesce meno mercurio per le donne americane. Grazie all’informazione delle autorità sanitarie e a scelte consapevoli

Go to Source Author: Agnese Codignola

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European Consumer Officials Want Social Media Changes

European consumer protection authorities will ask social media companies Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc. and Twitter…

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Bill Gates And Other Major Investors Put $52.6 Million Into Site Sharing Unauthorized Copies Of Academic Papers

As we've noted, the main reason the Sci-Hub site is so popular with academics is…

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Brazilian Legend Celso Amorim Recounts Negotiation For TRIPS Flexibilities

Minister Celso Amorim of Brazil has had a significant impact on the state of global…

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That’s Zero, X-E-R-O

This company’s name (and domain name) is hard to spell. I was listening to a…

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Food for thought - Winter 2017

Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter... Go to Source Author: Hill Dickinson LLP

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Seminar for enforcement authorities

An enforcement seminar is taking place from 14 to 16 March at EUIPO, Alicante. It…

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15/03/2017 - Roadshow di Arezzo

La Direzione Generale Lotta alla Contraffazione Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi (DGLC-UIBM) aderisce al programma di incontri…

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New criminal provisions on medical liability

On 28 February 2017 the Chamber of Deputies definitively approved Bill C-259 concerning "Provisions concerning…

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Calabria e Toscana tagliano i finanziamenti agli agricoltori che usano l’erbicida glifosato. La coalizione “Stop Glifosato” chiede una riforma radicale della Politica agricola comunitaria

Go to Source Author: Beniamino Bonardi

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Russian Hackers Reportedly Targeting U.S. Progressive Groups

Russian hackers are targeting U.S. progressive groups in a new wave of attacks, scouring the…

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Prenda's John Steele Pleads Guilty, Admits To Basically Everything

Remember all the bravado behind John Steele and his copyright porn trolling? I've noted in…

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Donuts’ appeal means .Web is a long way off

Court case for .web works its way through appeals court. Question: When will .web domain…

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First Access To Vaccines Index Published

An "Access to Vaccines Index" was released today in the Netherlands that claims to "reveal…

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L’informazione in tv su cibo e alimentazione non è un gioco. Troppi esperti improvvisati e controversi propongono teorie originali e diete miracolose. Situazione fuori controllo

Go to Source Author: Roberto La Pira

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Con la “Frutta a metà mattina” i bambini abbandonano le merendine e mangiano più volentieri a pranzo. Il successo del progetto di Milano Ristorazione

Go to Source Author: Redazione Il Fatto Alimentare

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Digital Homicide's $10 Million Lawsuit Against Game Critic Gone

Update: We've made some corrections to this piece to clarify that, while this is a…

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Digital Homicide's $10 Million Lawsuit Against Game Critic Tossed

The saga of game developer Digital Homicide whipped through our pages like an idiotic windstorm.…

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Chemical intermediates: patentability and infringement under the doctrine of equivalents

The Italian Supreme Court has had the final word on a long-running dispute between Industriale…

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EU Justice Comm’r ‘Expects Continuity’ on U.S. Data Pact

Vera Jourova spent months working with the Obama administration on a deal to protect Europeans…

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Tech Firms File Brief Supporting Transgender Rights

Major technology companies including Apple, Amazon, Twitter and Intel officially signed an amicus brief in…

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Chicago PD Uses Copyright To Refuse Release Of Its 35-Year-Old Deadly Force Training Film

When copyright is deployed as a censor, it usually means the removal of content. In…

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State Dept. Memo To End Leaks Promptly Leaks To The Media

The phone calls are coming from inside the house, it seems. The newly minted Trump…

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FCC Partially Kills Rules Requiring ISPs Be Clear About Usage Caps, Hidden Fees

FCC boss Ajit Pai made it clear that overturning net neutrality would be the new…

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Copyright Troll Sues Tor Exit Node, Gets Partial Win

Copyright trolls still labor under the (deliberate) misconception that an IP address is a person.…

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Daily Deal: The Professional Ethical Hacker Bundle

Ethical hackers are in higher demand than ever as corporations and government organizations scramble to…

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End user domain name sales including new TLDs and the ACLU

Lots of new TLDs sold this past week, plus the ACLU bought a .org for…

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California City Finds Optimum Balance Between Safety And Profit, Trims Yellow Light Times To Produce Spike In Citations

If your city has red light cameras installed, the length of time that yellow lights…

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1&1 Finally Joins SedoMLS

At long last, two companies that are part of the same group strike a deal.…

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Ministero della salute richiama coltelli da bistecca “Ilsa” per eccessiva migrazione di cromo

Go to Source Author: Redazione Il Fatto Alimentare

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La mozzarella in pizzeria è fatta con latte fresco o cagliata? I segreti della pizza svelati da Michele Faccia dell’Università di Bari

Go to Source Author: Giulia Crepaldi

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Chinese registrars lose of lot of .com, but HiChina picks up domains from others

Official data from November show some interesting domain movement. ICANN just published data from Verisign…

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Pasta Barilla integrale: una porzione apporta il 20% del fabbisogno giornaliero di fibre. Perché non compaiono nelle assunzioni di riferimento?

Go to Source Author: Dario Dongo

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Text Protecting Indigenous Cultural Expressions Streamlined At WIPO, But Divergence Persists

Renewed discussions on the protection of traditional cultural expressions at the World Intellectual Property Organization…

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Eurospin ritira Salamini Italiani alla cacciatora D.o.p. “La Bottega del gusto” per possibili non conformità microbiologiche

Go to Source Author: Redazione Il Fatto Alimentare

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FCC Boss Calls Net Neutrality A 'Mistake,' Repeats Debunked Claim It Stifled Broadband Investment

So for several years now, the broadband industry (and the politicians, think tankers, and policy…

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Indigenous Peoples At WIPO Call For Respect Of Their Sovereign Rights, Prevention Of Cultural Genocide

A panel of indigenous peoples speaking at the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization on…

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Al Festival del Giornalismo Alimentare di Torino si parla di olio di palma. Solo interventi a favore senza contraddittorio, dimenticando che è una storia di giornalismo di inchiesta

Go to Source Author: Paola Emila Cicerone

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Comment on Rightside lays out the future by Snoopy

$33 million loss, triple last years, they are in a lot of trouble and the…

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Unauthorised Streaming Of TV Broadcasts Breaches Copyright, EU High Court Rules

Internet television broadcasting service TVCatchup (TVC) may not offer live streams of free-to-air TV broadcasts…

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Germany's Spy Agency Walks Away From Three-Year Investigation With Expanded Spy Powers

Netzpolitik -- once on the receiving end of treason charges for reporting on leaked documents…

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Frank Schilling wins Gabs.com cybersquatting dispute

One panelist also finds reverse domain name hijacking. Frank Schilling and lawyer John Berryhill have…

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Controlli elettronici sui lavoratori

Controlli ben definiti ed illustrati con chiarezza ai dipendenti: queste le chiavi per garantirne la…

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Legal news / Tutela della privacy e dati dei dipendenti - Secondo il Garante della Privacy è illegittimo l’accesso indiscriminato ai dati contenuti nelle email e telefoni aziendali in assenza di un’informazione completa e dettagliata da parte della società

Con decisione del 22 dicembre 2016, ma resa pubblica il 17 febbraio scorso, il Garante…

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WHY GDPR?

Twenty years ago, the first Personal Data Protection Law entered into force in Italy. Since…

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Personal data made public by the ‘data subject’ and use of information published on social networks: early observations of GDPR art. 9, para. 2, letter e)

GDPR art. 9, entitled “Processing of special categories of personal data”, after having setting forth…

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Diritto della concorrenza Italia / Cartelli e settore delle pulizie nelle scuole - Il Consiglio di Stato ha respinto il ricorso di Consorzio Nazionale Servizi, confermando le valutazioni effettuate dal TAR nel giudizio di primo grado

Con la sentenza pubblicata lo scorso 20 febbraio, il Consiglio di Stato (CDs) ha respinto…

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Tutela del consumatore / Pratiche commerciali scorrette e mutui a tasso variabile - Accettati gli impegni di Unipol sulle clausole afferenti il tasso d’interesse nominale annuo con previsione di floor o Euribor negativo

L’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), con il provvedimento pubblicato lo scorso 20…

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Regole applicabili all’uso degli strumenti elettronici/informatici aziendali utilizzati dal lavoratore per rendere la prestazione lavorativa

Lo ha ribadito il Garante nella sua Newsletter del 17 febbraio scorso: il datore di…

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Top 3 takeaways from DLA Piper gambling and tax event

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Why Envelopes.com Acquired Two More Category-defining Domain Names

Why Envelopes.com acquired two more category-defining domain names

Source: Domainnamewire.com Company’s experience with Envelopes.com convinced it of the power of category-defining .com domain…

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Government-Financed R&D Declining; Private Sector, Tax Incentives Rise, OECD Finds

Source: IP Watch A new set of science and technology indicators shows that the business…

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Pennsylvania Court Shrugs Off Microsoft Decision; Says Google Must Turn Over Emails Stored At Overseas Data Centers

Pennsylvania Court Shrugs Off Microsoft Decision; Says Google Must Turn Over Emails Stored At Overseas Data Centers

Source: Techdirt.com Just south of the Second Circuit Court of Appeal's district, a Pennsylvania (3rd…

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Battling The Bots – DNW Podcast #122

Battling the Bots – DNW Podcast #122

Source: Domainnamewire.com A recap from NamesCon plus Roland LaPlante of Afilias. Has you website ever…

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Super Bowl Ad Propels GoDaddy To Best Sunday Ever For New Customers

Super Bowl ad propels GoDaddy to best Sunday ever for new customers

Source: Domainnamewire.com World’s largest domain name registrar claims victory with Super Bowl commercial for new…

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Report Puts Value Of Counterfeit/Pirated Goods At US$2 Trillion By 2022

Source: IP Watch A new report by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the…

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Pharma Joins Atomic Energy Agency On Cancer Treatment Training In Poor Countries

Source: IP Watch Seeking to address the growing issue of cancer, and in particular the…

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Source: Techdirt.com Five Years Ago This week in 2012, we watched as the reaction to…

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HowStuffWorks Attempts To Explain Why Advertisers Use Super Bowl Euphemisms, But I Have A Simpler Explanation

Source: Techdirt.com It's common knowledge at this point why advertisers start to go wonky after…

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WIPO Report Recommends More “Cooperation” Under Patent Cooperation Treaty

Source: IP Watch As it published the three-millionth international patent application under its Patent Cooperation…

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Snapchat’s First Investor Connected With It Through Whois Search

Snapchat’s first investor connected with it through Whois search

Source: Domainnamewire.com Investor used Whois search to connect the dots. Snapchat (or just Snap) has…

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Analyzing New Top Level Domain Registrations By Country (Part 4)

Analyzing new top level domain registrations by country (Part 4)

Source: Domainnamewire.com This is the fourth Joseph Peterson’s series examining new TLDs by country. Read…

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Trump Files Trademark For “Keep America Great” Re-election Slogan

Trump Files Trademark for “Keep America Great” Re-election Slogan

Source: Mandour & Associates Orange County – Days before taking the oath of office, Donald…

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Company Lets Domain Name Expire, Files UDRP 10 Years Later

Company lets domain name expire, files UDRP 10 years later

Source: Domainnamewire.com Yo, where have you been? A Brazilian company has lost a UDRP it…

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Publication of Summary of EUIPO Judges' Seminar

Source: Euipo.europa.eu The summary regarding the last EUIPO Judge’s Seminar that took place on 7-8…

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Texas A&M Accused Of Committing Copyright Infringement In Effort To Bolster Trademark Protection For '12th Man'

Source: Techdirt.com I'm not sure there is a more annoying group of stories about trademark…

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A First Hand Account Of Being Forced To Change Your Domain Name

A first hand account of being forced to change your domain name

Source: Domainnamewire.com An example of why you shouldn’t register “psuedo” domain names. Last year CentralNic…

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Year Ahead: A Rather Speculative Year In Global Trade

Source: IP Watch An interesting year lies ahead for trade policymakers. With US President Donald…

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23 End User Domain Name Sales Up To $179,000

23 end user domain name sales up to $179,000

Source: Domainnamewire.com Here are 23 domain names that were purchased by end users over the…

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UN High-Level Panel, Medicines Access Find Foothold At World Health Assembly In May

Source: IP Watch World Health Organization member states seeking solutions for ensuring medicines access have…

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EU Adoption Of Marrakesh Treaty For Blind Readers Imminent After Years Of Delay?

Source: IP Watch The European Parliament Legal Committee this week did not bother to further…

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Video: GoDaddy 2017 Super Bowl Commercial

Video: GoDaddy 2017 Super Bowl Commercial

Source: Domainnamewire.com Here’s GoDaddy’s Super Bowl ad. GoDaddy debuted its 2017 Super Bowl ad last…

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Ragù di soia vegano Like Meat: un sostituto surgelato del condimento tradizionale. Pronto in pochi minuti, ma troppo costoso

Source: ilfattoalimentare.it/argomenti/etichette Like Meat ragù naturale di soia 100% vegano surgelato, è prodotto in Germania…

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Analyzing New Top Level Domain Registrations By Country (Part 3: The Geos)

Analyzing new top level domain registrations by country (Part 3: the Geos)

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Cancer Resolution Not Agreed Yet At WHO; Work Needed On IP Issues

Source: IP Watch World Health Organisation members tried to agree on a draft resolution on…

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Don’t Ignore That “Buyers Identified” Email From Sedo

Don’t ignore that “Buyers identified” email from Sedo

Source: Domainnamewire.com Sedo’s partners will promote your domain names to targeted prospects. Earlier this week…

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Gates Foundation, KEI Enter Into Official Relations With WHO

Source: IP Watch The World Health Organization Executive Board ended its meeting one day early…

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FIFA Wins FIFA.net Cybersquatting Claim

FIFA wins FIFA.net cybersquatting claim

Source: Domainnamewire.com Soccer’s governing body gets FIFA.net to use along with its FIFA.com domain name.…

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WHO-Led Efforts To Boost R&D In Neglected Diseases Jeopardised By Funding Gap

Source: IP Watch Finding resources to fund research and development for diseases primarily affecting developing…

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WTO Members Celebrate Treaty Amendment On Medicines Access, Look Ahead

Source: IP Watch A high-level meeting at the World Trade Organization today welcomed in an…

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Todococheweb SL Hit For Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Todococheweb SL hit for reverse domain name hijacking

Source: Domainnamewire.com Company makes unsubstantiated claim in its dead-on-arrival UDRP. A World Intellectual Property Organization…

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Roland LaPlante And NamesCon Recap – DNW Podcast #121

Roland LaPlante and NamesCon recap – DNW Podcast #121

Source: Domainnamewire.com A recap from NamesCon plus Roland LaPlante of Afilias. This week I have…

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WHO Members Negotiate Resolution On Cancer; High Prices In Question

Source: IP Watch Cancer is spreading. According to the World Health Organization, the number of…

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WHO Board Agrees To Drop The Word ‘Counterfeit’ After 30 Years

Source: IP Watch For nearly 30 years, the United Nations World Health Organization has been…

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Is Gates Foundation, WHO’s Biggest Private Funder, Ineligible To Join WHO?

Source: IP Watch As the World Health Organization prepares to consider candidate institutions to be…

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Virus Genetic Information Hot Topic At WHO; Flu Framework Under Nagoya Needs More Time

Source: IP Watch World Health Organization members decided more consideration is needed to address the…

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SnapNames Scores DomCollect Plus .NYC Auction

SnapNames scores DomCollect plus .NYC auction

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Shoes.com Shuts Down

Shoes.com shuts down

Source: Domainnamewire.com Canadian shoe seller shutters online stores including Shoes.com. It takes more than a…

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WHO-Netherlands To Hold Fair Pricing Forum In May

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US Army Extends Comment Period On Proposed Exclusive Zika Licence

Source: IP Watch The US Army has extended the comment period on the proposed licence…

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GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving Defends Domain Investors

GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving defends domain investors

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Another Domain-registration-date-for-security Patent Is Filed

Another domain-registration-date-for-security patent is filed

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LA Chargers Trademark Application Opposed By LA Gear

LA Chargers Trademark Application Opposed by LA Gear

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DNForum Relaunches Under New Ownership

DNForum relaunches under new ownership

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Source: IP Watch The rising threat of “super bugs,” bacteria resistant to existing antibiotics, was…

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WHO Fine-Tunes Work On Epidemics In Debates On IHRs, R&D Blueprint

Source: IP Watch The Ebola outbreak spurred actions from the World Health Organization in terms…

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WHO Director General Candidates Hold Colorful Meeting With The Press

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Domain Company Market Cap Changes In 2016

Domain company market cap changes in 2016

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US Could Agree To Slight Funding Increase At WHO Despite Trump Threats

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China Bolsters The Great Firewall, Cracks Down Harder On VPN Use

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State Appeals Court Says Unlocking A Phone With A Fingerprint Doesn’t Violate The Fifth Amendment

State Appeals Court Says Unlocking A Phone With A Fingerprint Doesn't Violate The Fifth Amendment

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Prima riunione di insediamento dell'osservatorio nazionale dell'agricoltura sociale

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Unesco: il paesaggio del prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene è ufficialmente candidato

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WHO Director Candidates Down To Three, Europe Drops In Ranking

WHO Director Candidates Down To Three, Europe Drops In Ranking

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Radix to “rent” some premium domains by the month through Undeveloped

Source: Domainnamewire.com Undeveloped tests domain leasing offering. New top level domain name company Radix has…

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Source: Techdirt.com In 2012, it was discovered that Annie Dookhan, a Massachusetts state drug lab…

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MMX reports $15.8 million billings in 2016

Source: Domainnamewire.com Company doubles billings in 2016. In a business update posted today, top level…

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National Enforcement Related Case Law Meeting

National Enforcement Related Case Law Meeting

Source: Euipo.europa.eu A selection of national IP offices from the EU Member States meet today…

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Medicines Patent Pool TB Deal Praised But Raises Concerns Of Affordability

Source: IP Watch The Medicines Patent Pool announced today that it has signed a license…

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Denominazioni di origine, l'Italia è ancora una volta leader....

Ad anticiparlo, prima della consueta ufficializzazione del rapporto Ismea- Qualivita, è il direttore generale Raffaele…

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Giving Process Its Due When An SDO Changes Rules Of The Game

Giving Process Its Due When An SDO Changes Rules Of The Game

Source: IP Watch George Willingmyre writes: The process a Standards Developing Organization (SDO) employs to…

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Disruptive Technologies Pose Challenge To IP Protection, Speakers In Thailand Say

Disruptive Technologies Pose Challenge To IP Protection, Speakers In Thailand Say

Source: IP Watch BANGKOK – So-called disruptive innovation - currently referring to the technologies of…

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California Man Brings Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple For Not Preventing Drivers From Doing Stupid Stuff

California Man Brings Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple For Not Preventing Drivers From Doing Stupid Stuff

Source: Techdirt.com There's lots of "me too" litigation flying right now. Multiple plaintiffs have advanced…

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Lo Yogurt Biologico Costa Il 30% In Più Del Convenzionale. Ma I Prodotti A Marchio Commerciale Sono Più Convenienti

Lo yogurt biologico costa il 30% in più del convenzionale. Ma i prodotti a marchio commerciale sono più convenienti

Source: ilfattoalimentare.it/argomenti/etichette Lo yogurt è consumato dal 95% delle famiglie italiane e per gli acquisti…

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MMX Drops Expensive Renewals On Premium Domain Names

MMX drops expensive renewals on premium domain names

Source: Domainnamewire.com Domain names will only have a premium for the first year. New top…

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It’s Official: TRIPS Health Amendment In Effect, First Ever To A WTO Agreement

It’s Official: TRIPS Health Amendment In Effect, First Ever To A WTO Agreement

Source: IP Watch More than a decade after World Trade Organization member states approved the…

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WHO Board: UN Report On Medicines Too Hot; DG Candidates To Be Narrowed

WHO Board: UN Report On Medicines Too Hot; DG Candidates To Be Narrowed

Source: IP Watch At the opening of the World Health Organization Executive Board meeting today,…

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Terremoto, Ue Aumenta Sostegno Ad Agricoltori E Allevatori Colpiti

Terremoto, Ue aumenta sostegno ad agricoltori e allevatori colpiti

Source: MIPAAF A seguito dell'incontro a Bruxelles tra il Ministro Maurizio Martina e il Commissario…

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Arrested Flag Burner Sues Arresting Officers

Source: Techdirt.com Last summer, we brought to you the story of how Bryton Mellott, a…

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Tucows expects $20 million EBITDA/year from “opportunistic” eNom acquisition

Source: Domainnamewire.com Tucows expects fast contribution from eNom, which has booked losses at Rightside. Domain…

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Huh? No RDNH in Maaji.com case

Source: Domainnamewire.com Panelist lets complainant off the hook for filing dead-on-arrival UDRP. A World Intellectual…

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Perfect 10 Loses Once Again, Sets More Good Copyright Precedent

Perfect 10 Loses Once Again, Sets More Good Copyright Precedent

Source: Techdirt.com As we've noted, sorta-porn company Perfect 10 really is the gift that keeps…

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Publication Of The Summary Report: Consumers’ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) On Copyright

Publication of the Summary Report: Consumers’ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Copyright

Source: Euipo.europa.eu The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) through the European Observatory on Infringements…

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Canada-Europe Trade Agreement: One More Vote To Clear

Canada-Europe Trade Agreement: One More Vote To Clear

Source: IP Watch Just a day after US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States…

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New Mexico Legislators Looking To Add Warrants To The Stingray Mix, Curb Electronic Surveillance

New Mexico Legislators Looking To Add Warrants To The Stingray Mix, Curb Electronic Surveillance

Source: Techdirt.com The New Mexico legislature, which passed the most restrictive asset forfeiture reform bill…

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Matt Mullenweg: “The folks here in this room are perhaps more important than you realize”

Source: Domainnamewire.com Matt Mullenweg speaking at NamesCon 2017 in Las Vegas. January 24, 2017.“The folks…

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Five interesting things about the eNom sale

Source: Domainnamewire.com Rightside’s (NASDAQ:NAME) CEO Taryn Naidu and CFO Tracy Knox gave a presentation yesterday…

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EU MEPs Call Again For 'Robot Rules' To Get Ahead Of The AI Revolution

Source: Techdirt.com Questions about how we approach our new robotic friends once the artificial intelligence…

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Report: Verizon Considering Comcast Merger In Supernova Of Dysfunction

Source: Techdirt.com Despite Trump's criticism of the AT&T Time Warner merger (largely believed to be…

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Interesting UDRP involving Capital One and a “reviews” domain name

Source: Domainnamewire.com National Arbitration panelist gives nuanced discussion of using a trademark term in a…

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Achieving SDG Health Targets Using ‘The Vital Role Of Law’

Source: IP Watch Effective laws, including those around intellectual property rights, and an enabling legal…

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Agroalimentare, nel 2016 oltre 160mila controlli e 36 milioni di sequestri. Raddoppiate le verifiche sul web

Source: MIPAAF Di grande rilievo anche l'attività di contrasto al falso Made in Italy sul…

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Approvato programma nazionale triennale pesca e acquacoltura 2017-2019

Source: MIPAAF Approvato oggi il Programma nazionale triennale della pesca e dell'acquacoltura 2017 -2019 che fornisce…

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Pagato nel 2016 1 miliardo di euro anticipi Pac. Presentata nuova app Agea per la trasparenza

Source: MIPAAF Presentato il rendiconto delle attività 2016 di Agea. Lanciata la nuova App Agea…

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Vino: registro telematico pienamente operativo

Source: MIPAAF Dal 1 gennaio 2017 sarà obbligatorio. Fino al 30 aprile 2017, in sede…

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Programma Nazionale di Sviluppo Rurale 2014-2020: via libera a 40mila domande per 50 milioni di euro

Source: MIPAAF L'Autorità di gestione del Programma Nazionale di Sviluppo Rurale (PNSR) 2014-2020 ha approvato…

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Source: Techdirt.com Five Years Ago This week in 2012, plans were coming into place…

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Top Podcasts of 2016

Source: Domainnamewire.com Here are the top five podcasts from last year. This week I published…

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Want to use Escrow.com? Prepare to be verified.

Source: Domainnamewire.com New verification process is designed to meet regulations. Escrow.com has started a new…

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Analyzing new top level domain registrations by country (Part 2)

Source: Domainnamewire.com Once again, we’re looking at how the world is embracing new TLDs –…

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Report vendite domini e siti ottobre-dicembre 2016

Source: DNnews.it Sperando che abbiate trascorso delle serene e piacevoli festività, e non vi siate…

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More end user domain name sales

Source: Domainnamewire.com These domain names sold to end users through Sedo over the past week.…

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Iceland Forms A New Government… Without The Pirate Party

Iceland Forms A New Government... Without The Pirate Party

Source: Techdirt.com Last month, we recognized that while it was still a long shot, it…

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Analyzing new top level domain registrations by country (Part 1)

Source: Domainnamewire.com The first in a multi-part story about the geography of new TLD registrants.…

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Amazon and fake news were trending in domain names last month

Source: Domainnamewire.com Here are the keywords that were trending in .com last month. The term…

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Tanzanian Farmers Face 12 Years In Prison For Selling Seeds As They’ve Done For Generations

Tanzanian Farmers Face 12 Years In Prison For Selling Seeds As They've Done For Generations

Source: Techdirt.com Seeds might not seem to have much to do with digital technology, but…

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Observations About Domain Names At CES 2017

Observations about domain names at CES 2017

Source: Domainnamewire.com No .tech and a big difference between startups and established players. Carnival showed…

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2016 in Review – DNW Podcast #118

Source: Domainnamewire.com A look back at the stories and podcasts that caught fire last year.…

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Source: Techdirt.com Five Years Ago This week we finally move from 2011 to 2012, but…

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December’s top Domain Name News

Source: Domainnamewire.com A look back at December in the domain world. It’s time to kick-off…

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A threat to the importance of domain names

Source: Domainnamewire.com Domain names face a number of threats, including AI personal assistants. Our industry…

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Great: Now Wall Street Is Funding Speculative Corporate Sovereignty Claims For A Share Of The Spoils

Source: Techdirt.com Techdirt first wrote about corporate sovereignty four years ago -- although we only…

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Toby Clements is back, and this is what he has to say

Source: Domainnamewire.com Toby Clements hopes to reboot after running into financial trouble. Last week David…

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comScore gets Reverse Domain Name Hijacking win

Source: Domainnamewire.com Canadian firm tries to take away comScore’s Marketscore.com domain, but fails miserably. It’s…

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Dal primo gennaio obbligatoria in Francia l’indicazione di origine per latte e latticini. In Italia in vigore ad aprile per quello a lunga conservazione e derivati

Source: ilfattoalimentare.it/argomenti/etichette Dal primo gennaio in Francia è in vigore l’etichettatura d’origine per il latte,…

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Rightscorp Rings In The New Year By Vowing To Find New Ways To Lose Money In 2017

Rightscorp Rings In The New Year By Vowing To Find New Ways To Lose Money In 2017

Source: Techdirt.com Rightscorp is doing some aggressive whistling in the dark. The company that thought…

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Bigfoot wants to hire an “aggressive” litigator

Source: Domainnamewire.com Company posts job description for a California-licensed litigator with IP experience. I wrote…

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A great UDRP decision for owners of short domain names

Source: Domainnamewire.com Panel acknowledges the inherent value and legitimate interest in ownership of short domain…

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Techdirt 2016: The Stats.

Techdirt 2016: The Stats.

Source: Techdirt.com Another yearly tradition around here is that, soon after the new year, we…

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In Praise of .XYZ

Source: Domainnamewire.com Joseph Peterson uncovers some great usage examples of .XYZ domain names. This “love…

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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of 2016 At Techdirt

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of 2016 At Techdirt

Source: Techdirt.com Happy new year, everyone! It's time for our annual look back at the…

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New Year's Message: No One Said It Would Be Easy...

Source: Techdirt.com Since 2008, my final post of the year tends to be a post…

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#1 In 2016: On Cloud 9

#1 in 2016: On Cloud 9

Source: Domainnamewire.com A story about the .cloud launch was the most-viewed story on DNW this…

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FBI Says It Has 487 Pages Of James Comey Talking Points, Refuses To Release Any Of Them

Source: Techdirt.com Well, we can already see what government agency will be the next recipient…

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#2 in 2016: .Web sells for $135 million but the saga continues

Source: Domainnamewire.com .Web’s record-shattering auction was big news in the domain name industry. The second…

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YouTuber Jailed In Singapore For Criticizing The Government Seeks Asylum In The US

YouTuber Jailed In Singapore For Criticizing The Government Seeks Asylum In The US

Source: Techdirt.com Last year, we wrote about the ridiculous situation for Amos Yee, a teenager…

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.Shop And .Site Get Chinese Approval