Aug 18- A German court has ordered a subsidiary of U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard Inc to stop selling the popular blu e-cigarettes in that country, citing trademark confusion with lighter and fuel products sold by Zippo Manufacturing Co..» Read More
IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
WASHINGTON, July 9- IBM announced on Wednesday it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its slumping hardware unit. IBM announced the plan a week before its widely anticipated second quarter earnings.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Oculus VR, the technology startup that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion, has denied improperly using video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc's trade secrets to create its virtual reality gaming headset.
BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 14- Alibaba is taking a tougher line against counterfeit items sold on its online marketplaces as the Chinese e-commerce giant heads towards a U.S. stock listing that could be the world's biggest technology company IPO.
LONDON, May 7- Pfizer sought to allay fears that its proposed $106 billion takeover of AstraZeneca would deal a blow to drug research, saying the new company would bolster innovative science and speed the development of new treatments. AstraZeneca, Britain's second-largest drugs company, has rejected successive approaches from its larger American rival.
LONDON, May 6- British lawmakers on Tuesday summoned bosses of U.S. drugmaker Pfizer to explain a $106 billion takeover bid for pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca which has raised fears over UK jobs, research and intellectual property.
UK SCIENCE COMMITTEE WANTS' A LOT MORE INFORMATION' ON IMPACT ON UK SCIENCE BASE, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FROM POTENTIAL PFIZER TAKEOVER OF ASTRAZENECA- COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN.
The Samsung-Apple litigation underscored the troubled U.S. patent system, and something worse, Priceline.com founder Jay Walker tells CNBC.
NEW DELHI, May 1- India has proposed holding wider bilateral talks with the United States to address concerns over intellectual property rights and access to the Indian market for U.S. firms, its commerce secretary said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, April 30- The United States has resisted lobbying by U.S. drug and pharmaceutical companies to take tougher trade action against India for its intellectual property policies, deciding against risking ties with a likely new government in New Delhi.
April 9- IP Group Plc. *Announces that it has signed an IP commercialisation agreement with Princeton University. *Collaboration, which has an initial pilot phase of 18 months, will focus on developing early-stage, proof of principle opportunities based on intellectual property developed at Princeton.
The U.S. Supreme Court will delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection.
Nicholas Narbone, 26, of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of conspiring to commit criminal copyright infringement in connection with his activity on behalf of the Appbucket Group, the agency said.
March 20- A former employee of Microsoft Corp is facing criminal charges after he allegedly passed trade secrets to a blogger in France, U.S. court documents showed.
NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
India would not agree to tougher rules on protecting intellectual property, he added. "There are issues which India has raised where we feel there is very high and unacceptable protectionism," he told reporters in New Delhi.
NEW DELHI, March 4- India's trade minister launched a broadside on Tuesday against the United States, accusing Washington of trade protectionism and making it hard for Indian nationals to obtain U.S. visas. Trade Minister Anand Sharma, speaking at a news briefing, also said that India's patent law was compliant with the rules of the World Trade Organisation.
China's national trademark office has reportedly revoked the luxury fashion firm's iconic tartan. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris has more.
Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative says China must step up its enforcement of trade secrets and take more action on criminal and civil side.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management says he had reduced his cash weights and remains fully weighted on equities, with an emphasis on Asia and emerging markets.