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Monday Morning JetLawg

On January 25, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Judge reduces jury verdict against Jammie Thomas-Rasset by 97%.

Pope encourages use of new media.

Severance packages, the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction,” and Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog: Final week of The Tonight Show raises interesting contract and intellectual property issues.

Actress [...]

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The Pope vs. Intellectual Property Rights

On July 15, 2009 By JETLaw

In a recent Papal Encyclical letter, Pope Benedict XVI condemned intellectual property rights as contributing toward wealth inequality.  The Pope asserted in the letter that “[o]n the part of rich countries there is excessive zeal for protecting knowledge through an unduly rigid assertion of the right to intellectual property, especially in the field of health care.”  This [...]

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