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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 12: Canada to Add Resale Royalties to Copyright Law, Fifth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Evidence in ‘Call of Duty’ Copyright Suit, and Ninth Circuit Rejects Trademark Appeal in Yoga Pants Case

Bite (noun): more meaty news to sink your teeth into. Bark (noun): peripheral noise worth your attention. This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit again finds Minerva estopped from challenging the validity of patent claims after remand by the U.S. Supreme Court; the Ninth Circuit affirms a summary judgment ruling nixing trademark […]

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World

Taiwan bites back and REJECTS China’s policy in huge blow to Xi dreams of unification

The news comes as tension continues to be felt following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island. China has conducted live-fire exercises in response and has withdrawn from several Sino-American agreements as sabre-rattling continues to emanate from Beijing. Taipei snubbed the white paper yesterday calling for the island of Taiwan to be “absorbed” […]

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Gaming

FCC rejects Starlink request for nearly $900 million in broadband subsidies | Engadget

Starlink can’t count on a flood of government subsidies to help expand its satellite internet service. The FCC has rejected the SpaceX unit’s bid to receive $885.5 million in aid through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The broadband provider “failed to demonstrate” that it could deliver the claimed service, according to a statement. FCC chair […]

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Finance

Truss rejects CBI appeal to join Johnson and Sunak to tackle cost of living crisis

Liz Truss, frontrunner in the Conservative leadership contest, has rejected business pleas for her to meet prime minister Boris Johnson and rival Rishi Sunak to “agree a common pledge” on tackling the cost of living crisis. Speaking in Darlington on Tuesday during the latest hustings in front of party members, the foreign secretary pushed back […]

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Canada

Judge rejects Nygard bid to use money from firms in receivership to pay criminal case lawyers | CBC News

A Manitoba judge has rejected a request by disgraced fashion mogul Peter Nygard to use money from his companies currently in receivership to pay his criminal defence lawyers.  Nygard is appealing the decision. Nine Nygard companies have been under court-appointed receivership since March 18, 2020.  Recent documents filed in the case show since that time […]

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Finance

Dragons’ Den rejects told investment would ‘go down the drain’ now make £500,000 a year

Helen Woolridge and Polly Marsh entered the Den in 2007 seeking £100,000 for 15 percent of their business, Cuddledry. Cuddledry is a hooded ‘apron’ towel which makes it easier and safer for parents to get babies out of the bath. The Dragons’ thought that the pair had over valued their company based on the figures they […]

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Finance

Truss rejects ‘handouts’ in favour of tax cuts to help households

Liz Truss, the Tory leadership frontrunner, has rejected “handouts” as the best way to help households through the worst income squeeze in 60 years, promising instead tax cuts and radical economic reform. Truss, in an interview with the Financial Times, defied the “abacus economics” of the Treasury, insisting she would press ahead with tax cuts […]

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Finance

‘Not investable!’ Dragons’ Den rejects secure £1.1million funding after leaving the show

DRAGONS’ DEN rejects who left with nothing have gone onto secure 13 times the investment they asked for. Source link

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Nikki Fried rejects ‘chauvinistic’ criticisms of Matt Gaetz association

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried asserted Friday that criticisms of her long-standing association with Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz are “chauvinistic” critiques mired in sexist preconceptions. “My opponent & media calling me ‘friends’ with Matt Gaetz are purposely perpetuating a lie that women can’t work with men in politics professionally without owning all their baggage. It’s chauvinistic & […]

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UK

Prince Philip’s will to remain private as court rejects appeal

Lawyers for the newspaper argued that the private hearing, called to decide that Prince Philip’s will should remain secret, was a serious interference with the principle of open justice. But in a ruling yesterday, Sir Geoffrey Vos and Dame Victoria Sharp, sitting with Lady Justice King, dismissed the paper’s appeal, arguing they could not see […]