Intellectual Property


  • Chamber of Commerce CEO Says Recession Unlikely This Year Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    Thomas Donohue, chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that a recession is unlikely this year.He said consumer spending is up, the housing market appears to have bottomed out and exports are growing.“I think we’re going to (have economic growth) between 2% and 2.5%,” Donohue said Wednesday. “I don’t think we’ll hit a recession. I think the Fed will be helpful.”

  • Media conglomerate Viacom  sued Google  and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.

  • Norway Tops Global Property Rights Protection Index Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 5:25 AM ET

    Norway topped a global index of intellectual and physical property rights released on Tuesday while Bangladesh came last, highlighting that the weakest economies have the weakest property rights laws.

  • Sony BMG Settles Anti-Piracy CDs Charges Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 12:22 PM ET

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Sony BMG agreed to settle charges that it secretly embedded potentially damaging anti-piracy software in some of its CDs.

  • Cisco Systems lawsuit against Apple over the use of the name iPhone is a "minor skirmish" that could have been avoided if Apple had been willing to negotiate, the International Herald Tribune reported.

  • Intellectual Property Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET