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Intellectual Property Copyrights

  • TRENTON, N.J.— The New Jersey- based Halo Farms dairy has filed a federal copyright lawsuit against the makers of the low-calorie Halo Top ice cream. Newsworks.org reports the Trenton- based Halo Farms filed the suit last week against California- based Eden Creamery, demanding that they stop using the Halo Top name and destroy all of its existing products.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major record labels to revive copyright infringement claims against video-sharing website Vimeo LLC for hosting content that included songs by famed bands such as the Beatles, the Jackson 5 and the Beach Boys without permission. The high court's action was a blow to Vivendi SA's...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major record labels to revive copyright infringement claims against video-sharing website Vimeo LLC for hosting content that included songs by famed bands such as the Beatles, the Jackson 5 and the Beach Boys without permission. The high court's action was a blow to Vivendi SA's...

  • MILAN/ FRANKFURT, March 6- Facebook Inc has suspended its location-sharing feature in Italy after a Milan court ruled last year that the social networking giant had violated competition and copyright laws by effectively copying a similar app from a local start-up. Facebook said it has discontinued offering what it now calls Nearby Places in Italy while it...

  • REQUEST FOLLOWS $500 MLN COPYRIGHT VERDICT AGAINST FACEBOOK'S OCULUS VIRTUAL REALITY UNIT ON FEB. 1.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- Sirius XM Holdings Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a New York copyright lawsuit over the satellite radio company's playing of older songs by the 1960 s band The Turtles and other artists, reducing the size of a related settlement between both sides in November. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York accepted a Dec. 20 ruling by the...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14- A U.S. jury on Wednesday handed Arista Networks Inc a major win in a wide-ranging legal battle against Cisco Systems Inc, ruling that Arista owed no damages over Cisco's claims of copyright infringement. The jurors in federal court in San Jose, California also found that Arista did not infringe a Cisco patent. The verdict is the latest in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14- A U.S. jury on Wednesday handed Arista Networks Inc a major win in a wide-ranging legal battle against Cisco Systems Inc, ruling that Arista owed no damages over Cisco's claims of copyright infringement. The jury in a San Jose, California federal court also found that Arista did not infringe a Cisco patent, a Cisco spokesperson said.

  • Nov 15- A U.S. federal judge has recommended that a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from two Virginia songwriters should be dismissed. In a report on Monday, Magistrate Judge Douglas Miller said Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio Overton failed to show that Bieber and Usher had...

  • Nov 15- A U.S. federal judge has recommended that a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from two Virginia songwriters should be dismissed. In a report on Monday, Magistrate Judge Douglas Miller said Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio Overton failed to show that Bieber and Usher had...

  • Nov 15- A U.S. federal judge has recommended that a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from two Virginia songwriters should be dismissed. In a report on Monday, Magistrate Judge Douglas Miller said Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio Overton failed to show that Bieber and Usher had...

  • Nov 15- A U.S. federal judge has recommended that a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from two Virginia songwriters should be dismissed. In a report on Monday, Magistrate Judge Douglas Miller said Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio Overton failed to show that Bieber and Usher had...

  • Nov 15- A U.S. federal judge has recommended that a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from two Virginia songwriters should be dismissed. In a report on Monday, Magistrate Judge Douglas Miller said Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio Overton failed to show that Bieber and Usher had...

  • FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2012 file photo, Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, comments after he was granted bail and released in Auckland, New Zealand. In the eyes of New Zealand immigration authorities in 2010, Kim Dotcom's money trumped his criminal past. Documents released to The Associated Press this week under New Zealand public records laws show that immigration officials granted the Megaupload founder residency that year after deciding the money he could bring t

    Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom will be allowed to livestream his legal bid to halt his extradition to the United States, a New Zealand judge ruled.

  • You would think this is a McDonald's, but don't be fooled

    A restaurant in Ukraine not only used an old McDonald's building for their location, but they also used the golden 'M' arches all over their branded food.