IP News

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  • Reese Witherspoon is in a legal struggle to trademark her name, which was allegedly marketed on some imitation jewelry. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • In another step to make self-driving cars a reality, Google's latest patent shows how its vehicles will avoid colliding with pedestrians. [Washington Post]
  • A lawsuit between the MPAA and piracy site MovieTube remains inconclusive as the latter accuses the MPAA of abusing SOPA-like powers. [Ars Technica]