LOS ANGELES— Visitors to the music pirate website Grooveshark.com won't be finding their favorite songs for free anymore. The website has shut down completely after reaching a settlement with major record companies Universal, Sony and Warner on Thursday. Founders Josh Greenberg and Sam Tarantino admitted to creating and operating an infringing music...» Read More
WILMINGTON, Del.— A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that he's willing to approve bid procedures for the sale of RadioShack's intellectual property, including data on millions of customers. RadioShack, which won court approval last month to sell more than 1,740 of its stores to hedge fund Standard General LP, is now seeking to auction off its intellectual...
Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, says American companies are concerned about the issue of intellectual property, which China realizes it must "consistently enforce" rules on.
March 5- Arrowhead Research Corp said it acquired Novartis AG's RNAi assets to fortify its position in the field of gene therapy that aims to wipe out disease-causing proteins. Novartis is eligible to receive $25 million in Arrowhead shares within 30 days, which would make it the second-largest shareholder based on Arrowhead's market value on Wednesday.
*Europe losing market share in India to U.S., Russia. Europe's share of defence sales to India, the world's top arms importer, slid to less than 4 percent in 2013 from more than a fifth in 2005, data from think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute showed. But India has stipulated that for winning defence deals, foreign firms give domestic companies...
David Slater, a wildlife photographer, still maintains that he is the copyright owner of a photograph taken by a monkey.
WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The United States will continue to press China on its currency, protection of intellectual property and state-owned businesses, U.S. "The key with China is to continue to simply press them on those areas where trade is imbalanced, whether it's on their currency practices, whether it's on IP protection, whether it's on their state-owned...
Dec 9- Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was taken down after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm. "We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay," Paul Pinter, national coordinator, intellectual property crime at Stockholm County Police...
A jury has told Apple to pay a Texas company $23.6 million for using SkyTel pager technology in its devices without permission, Bloomberg reported.
A British photographer faces a £10,000 (nearly $17,000) legal bill in attempts to remove a monkey's selfie from a free collection.
Viagra's patent in China has expired and some analysts expect cheaper prices will bring a surge of demand for the storied erectile dysfunction drug.
IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
The Samsung-Apple litigation underscored the troubled U.S. patent system, and something worse, Priceline.com founder Jay Walker tells CNBC.
The U.S. Supreme Court will delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection.
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.
China plans to change the law to crackdown on "malicious" trademark registrations, state media said on Monday, after a series of cases in which well-know international brands and individuals have had their names or copyright misused.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details on a jury awarding VirnetX a lump sum of $368 million in a patent infringement case against Apple.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.
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.