The FTC’s non-compete proposal, competition in ticketing services, and the effectiveness of artificial intelligence in content moderation

This week in Washington IP News, Congress is back for a light hearing including a Senate hearing on competition in live entertainment. Elsewhere, there’s a USPTO training session on the patent appeals process, and a discussion of President Biden’s technology agenda from ITIF. Tuesday 24 January Hudson Institute The Federal Trade Commission, Labor Markets, and … Read more

What the FTC’s proposed ban on non-competitors might mean for docs

Doctors and other clinicians could easily terminate contracts and change jobs under proposed new FTC regulation that would prevent companies from limiting employees’ ability to work for a competitor. The proposed rule seeks to prevent companies from imposing incomplete clauses in employment contracts, a practice that represents an “unfair method of competition” with “exploitative and … Read more