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Intellectual property law

You may not Repair Your Car due to Copyright Law

You may not Repair Your Car due to Copyright Law There is the issue of the law on copyright infringement as far as car repairs go. Maybe in the future you won’t be able to do some work on your vehicle in the safety of your garage.

Nov 26 2014, 5:22am CST

Aereo becomes a Cable Company

Aereo becomes a Cable Company It turns out that Aereo does have a plan B after all: it wants to be classified as a cable company. After the Supreme Court sided with broadcasters CBS and ABC last month, ruling that the company was infringing their...

Jul 10 2014, 8:06am CDT

Calling All Whistleblowers: Kim Dotcom Offers $5m Reward For Helpful Evidence

Calling All Whistleblowers: Kim Dotcom Offers $5m Reward For Helpful Evidence It’s not usually the pirate that offers the bounty; but Megaupload founder and alleged pirate Kim Dotcom has said he’ll give $5 million to anyone leaking information that helps him successfully defend himself. Dotcom is...

Jun 9 2014, 3:45pm CDT

Justice Department  to Begin Review of Music Licensing

Justice Department to Begin Review of Music Licensing The U.S. Justice Department will review its decades-old consent decrees

Jun 4 2014, 8:39pm CDT

DVD and CD ripping to be legal in the UK in July

DVD and CD ripping to be legal in the UK in July Uploading content to a cloud service will be legal as well

Mar 28 2014, 10:27am CDT

Should Developers Sign An NDA Before Hearing Your Idea?

Should Developers Sign An NDA Before Hearing Your Idea? The Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is an extremely common form of “protecting” entrepreneurs’ ideas from being stolen. Each day on matchist, people looking for developers ask me how they can ensure their idea is...

Feb 6 2014, 9:43am CST

Potential Buyers Wait For Blackberry's Patents

Potential Buyers Wait For Blackberry's Patents Potential buyers are waiting on the sidelines to see if Blackberry will part with its patents, according to two sector bankers. One banker speculated that if by 2015, Blackberry’s turnaround proves slow, and the company...

Feb 5 2014, 10:37am CST

I4U news

51 Disney Movies Based On The Public Domain Do you think you know Disney? Many of your favorite classic films were based on public domain stories (works whose copyright has expired). Much of the success of the Disney Corporation is a result of building upon the...

Feb 4 2014, 3:15am CST

CES 2015 News
The Coming Patentocalpyse

The Coming Patentocalpyse At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving to the offices of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, a securities law firm based in the...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car What will your next car be like? Google, Apple and other giants of the smartphone business have plenty of ideas. In fact, Google alone has 310 U.S. patents relating to areas such as car-based smart devices, navigation...

Jan 1 2014, 3:56pm CST

I4U news

A Danger Lurks In The Righteous War Against Patent Trolls Judging from events that have already occurred, and others that soon will occur, righteous forces are gathered against patent trolls as never before. It is an impassioned pursuit of a coherent legal culture to ensure...

Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST

Understanding Copyright Law In The Age of Content

Understanding Copyright Law In The Age of Content Content is king in marketing today, but the laws related to content are new to many companies. Navigating the world of copyrights is critical but confusing in a time when digital content exploitation is rampant....

Dec 21 2013, 11:56am CST

RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google

RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google American recording industry association known as the RIAA has forced Google to take down 25 million URL listings which happen to be pirate links. This was after copyright owners protested regarding the illegal downloading of their movies, music and software from Google’s pages.

Jul 6 2013, 7:39am CDT

Lawmakers in Washington Push Legislation Aimed at Lowering Online Radio Station Royalties

Lawmakers in Washington Push Legislation Aimed at Lowering Online Radio Station Royalties Online radio station say current royalty rates are unfair and discriminatory

Sep 24 2012, 8:10am CDT

Apple Loses Chinese Trademark Dispute Over iPad Name

Apple Loses Chinese Trademark Dispute Over iPad Name Apple liable for a billion dollars?

Dec 7 2011, 3:10pm CST

Vizio and LG Settle Patent Suits

Vizio and LG Settle Patent Suits Vizio and LGE are friends again

Jan 19 2011, 8:07am CST

TiVo Files Patent Infringement Against AT&T and Verizon

TiVo Files Patent Infringement Against AT&T and Verizon A judge in the Eastern District of Texas, United States District Court has opened the floodgates for patent infringement suits. This same judge has awarded damages to patent holders against Nintendo and other major...

Aug 27 2009, 10:00am CDT

Vonage and Nortel Agree to Settle Patent Dispute Vonage and Nortel today announced that they have agreed in principle to end the litigation pending between them. The contemplated settlement involves a limited cross license to three Nortel and three Vonage patents...

Dec 31 2007, 9:24am CST

Vonage settles Patent Lawsuit with Sprint

Vonage settles Patent Lawsuit with Sprint Today Vonage announced that it has settled its pending patent dispute with Sprint Communications LP and entered into a licensing arrangement under Sprint's Voice over Packet ("VOP") patent portfolio. Vonage and...

Oct 8 2007, 9:10am CDT

RIM Sued Again - Now By Visto Just when everything got back to normal in the Blackberry world, RIM gets hit again by a patent-infringement lawsuit. RIM settled the patent lawsuit with NTP in March. This time it is Visto. Visto just won against...

May 2 2006, 4:02am CDT

Royalty-Free Music for Podcasts

Royalty-Free Music for Podcasts PodShow, Inc. announces the Podsafe Music Network, the first independent online community that connects artists, podcasters and listeners, where fresh music can be discovered and used royalty-free. For podcasters, the...

Aug 25 2005, 2:03am EST

MIT shuts down controversial analog File-swapping Network

MIT shuts down controversial analog File-swapping Network The two MIT students who thought they'd found a way to give students access to a music library without running into copyright law issues, got shut down by the school. The "LAMP," or "Library Access to Music" system...

Nov 2 2003, 9:57am EST