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July 26, 2021 IP Goes Pop! Ep #3: Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property – Open the Pod Bay Doors, Hal

Welcome to this week’s episode of IP Goes Pop!, hosted by Volpe Koenig intellectual property attorney Michael Snyder. In this episode, Michael is joined by fellow Volpe Koenig shareholder Jay Halt and patent attorney Ankit Aggarwal, to talk about artificial intelligence and its place in pop culture. They discuss inventorship and how it can become even more complicated when artificial intelligence is added to the mix. The panel seeks to answer a very interesting question: What happens when artificial intelligence technology provides a solution that is previously unknown?

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July 19, 2021 IP Goes Pop! Ep #2: Intellectual Property Urban Legends – Taking on Myths About IP in Popular Culture

Welcome to this week’s episode of IP Goes Pop! hosted by Volpe Koenig intellectual property (IP) attorneys Michael Snyder and Joseph Gushue. In Episode 2, Mike and Joe talk about IP “urban legends.” What is an IP urban legend? That would be misinformation circulating about patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secrets that sounds like it could be true, but is not quite accurate (and certainly not from a legal or technical standpoint).

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July 12, 2021 IP Goes Pop! Ep #1: It’s an IP Jungle Out There – How Trademarks Brought Down the Self-Proclaimed King of Tigers

Patents, trademarks, and copyrights are often referenced in popular movies, television and songs. IP Goes Pop! explores the interface between intellectual property and popular culture. Who owns the rights to creative expression? How long does a patent last? Do the media get it right when reporting on intellectual property issues? What makes a trade secret truly secret? Hosted by Volpe Koenig intellectual property attorneys Michael Snyder and Joseph Gushue, with guest colleagues, inventors, writers, and creators, IP Goes Pop! discusses intellectual property with a pop culture twist.

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Patents, trademarks, and copyrights are often referenced in popular movies, television and songs. IP Goes Pop explores the interface between intellectual property and popular culture. Who owns the rights to creative expression? How long does a patent last? Do the media get it right when reporting on intellectual property issues? What makes a trade secret truly secret? Hosted by Volpe Koenig intellectual property attorneys Michael Snyder and Joseph Gushue, with guest colleagues, inventors, writers, and creators, this lively podcast discusses intellectual property with a pop culture twist.

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