SAN FRANCISCO, May 23- Oracle Corp filed a multibillion-dollar copyright lawsuit against Google because Oracle failed in its own attempts to enter the smartphone market, a Google attorney said in closing arguments on Monday. In a retrial at U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Oracle Corp has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its... » Read More
Batman won't have to worry about Batmobile knockoffs after a court ruled Wednesday the caped crusader's vehicle is entitled to copyright protection.
Al Di Meola, Di Meola Records explains why he thinks streaming is criminal activity and shares his thoughts on the future of the music industry.
Pandora said it would appeal a court ruling that could force it to pay more in royalties.
Attempts to register a design for the "Left Shark" Internet sensation were quashed by a trademark examiner.
For under $130, you, too, can be the #LeftShark, Katy Perry says.
Online shop served a cease-and-desist order from Katy Perry's lawyers for printing Left Shark figurines.
Taylor Swift has refused to put her new album on Spotify, and pulled her old albums from the music streaming service. Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, shares his opinions.
The U.S. Copyright Office has told Aereo it does not qualify as a cable company, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, weighs in on the Supreme Court's decision to deem Aereo illegal. McNamee says copyright law has been abused to protect old franchises. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
Fifty Sherlock Holmes works published before 1923 by Arthur Conan Doyle are in the public domain, a U.S. appeals court said.
A New York City jury has awarded the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against drink company Monster Beverage.
The Supreme Court said Paula Petrella did not wait too long to file her lawsuit against Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer claiming an interest in the film.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that Oracle is entitled to copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language in a high profile lawsuit against Google.
US Supreme Court justices appeared unsure on Tuesday whether to rule against online TV startup Aereo in a major copyright case.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today about the legality of Internet television service Aereo, reports NBC's Pete Williams.
The Village People's original singer has regained control over songs written for the group 35 years later. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details and Victor Willis, original singer for the Village People, explains his battle for the copyrights.
China has overtaken the United States to become the world's biggest processor of patent applications, giving an innovative edge to Beijing's economic and industrial clout.
Ericsson, the world's biggest telecom network equipment maker, said on Tuesday it had filed a suit in the United States against Samsung Electronics for patent infringement.
Chris Anderson, Wired Magazine, discusses how anyone with a great idea could spark the nation's next industrial revolution through the latest innovations in technology.
In a court ruling with significant implications for the music industry, a California judge has dismissed a suit by two song publishing companies aimed at preventing Victor Willis, former lead singer of the 1970s disco group the Village People, from exercising his right to reclaim ownership of “YMCA” and other hit songs he wrote, the New York Times reports.