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6 Mar 2019 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Practical guidance, analysis and insights in The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal™, Spring 2019 Edition

The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal™ brings you coverage of some of the latest legal trends and provides focused practical guidance you can apply to your work.

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AI Can Create Art, but Who Owns the Copyright?
Recently, artificial intelligence (AI) programming was used to create original music lyrics and even paintings. Such technological breakthroughs beg the questions: Who owns this art—the programmer or the machine? Can it be copyrighted, and if so, by whom? If the AI program infringes a copyrighted work, who is liable, if anyone? Find guidance on these and other tricky issues. 

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Biosimilars and the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA)
The BPCIA provides a quick pathway for companies to bring biologic drugs to market that are biosimilar to previously approved branded reference products. Learn about biosimilars and the BPCIA litigation process designed to facilitate resolution of potential patent disputes.

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Try This: Intellectual Property & Technology > Patents > Patent Litigation > Checklists > Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Terminology Checklist



Drafting the Misunderstood Merger Clause
Yes, it is “standard boilerplate” found in many contracts, but if gone unnoticed or misunderstood, that merger clause could pose a real threat to your client. Learn more about how—and why—merger clauses work and get tips on drafting clauses that best protect your clients’ interests. Page 36

Ohio Law Provides Legal Safe Harbor for Compliant Cybersecurity Programs
Rather than punishing businesses and nonprofit entities for failing to adhere to a specific cybersecurity regulatory framework, the Ohio Data Protection Act incentivizes entities to adopt strong cybersecurity practices. Learn more about this new safe harbor, which businesses are eligible to use it and how to comply with the statutory requirements to qualify for it. Page 8