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Intellectual Property Copyrights

  • LONDON/ STOCKHOLM, April 12- Spotify, the world's largest music streaming service, said on Thursday it is to buy Loudr.fm, a San Francisco- based provider of licensing technology to help it to locate songwriters and pay them royalties they are due. Financial terms of the deal, the first since it began trading on the New York Stock Exchange earlier this month, were not...

  • LONDON/ STOCKHOLM, April 12- Spotify, the world's largest music streaming service, said on Thursday it is to buy Loudr.fm, a San Francisco- based provider of licensing technology to help it to locate songwriters and pay them royalties they are due. Loudr will relocate to Spotify's offices in New York, the company said in a blog post. Spotify, which listed on the New York...

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google's use of Oracle's Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a U.S. judge in San Francisco for a trial to determine how much compensation Google owes...

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google's use of Oracle's Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a U.S. judge in San Francisco for a trial to determine how much compensation Google owes...

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google's use of Oracles Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a U.S. judge in San Francisco for a trial to determine how much compensation Google owes...

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google's use of Oracles Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law.

  • APPEALS COURT REVIVES ORACLE'S BILLION-DOLLAR COPYRIGHT CLAIM AGAINST GOOGLE.

  • Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit

    Wixen Music Publishing is seeking damages worth at least $1.6 billion along with injunctive relief.

  • Jan 2- Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing Inc last week for allegedly using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without a license and compensation to the music publisher. Wixen, an exclusive licensee of songs such as "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty, "Light My Fire" by the Doors, Good Thing by Weezer and...

  • Panos A. Panay, Berklee College of Music, explains how smart minds are figuring out ways to use blockchain's technology to enhance music attribution.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- Facebook Inc announced Monday that it removed nearly 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content, from its services during the first half of 2017 following complaints of counterfeiting and copyright and trademark infringement. The worldwide data on intellectual property-related takedowns is a new disclosure for...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- Facebook Inc announced Monday that it removed nearly 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content, from its services during the first half of 2017 following complaints of counterfeiting and copyright and trademark infringement. The worldwide data on intellectual property-related takedowns is a new disclosure for...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- Facebook Inc announced Monday that it removed nearly 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content, from its services during the first half of 2017 following complaints of counterfeiting and copyright and trademark infringement. The worldwide data on intellectual property-related takedowns is a new disclosure for...

  • COPENHAGEN, Dec 7- Lego has won a landmark case in China against two companies that manufactured and sold toys almost identical to its LEGO Friends range but branded Bela, the Danish toymaker said. It is the first time that Lego has succeeded in a copyright competition case in China, where copies of its colourful bricks and figures have been a recurrent problem as...

  • Five rules for economic liberation

    John Hope Bryant, Operation Hope founder, chairman, and CEO, talks about a new approach to wealth-building.

  • 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.

  • Cars Mechanical Institute, Lightning McQueen.

    Walt Disney has taken three Chinese firms to court over concerns local animation "The Autobots" copied elements from Disney's hit movie "Cars."

  • Madonna wins copyright lawsuit over 'Vogue'

    An appeals court ruled the pop star did not violate copyright law when her producer allegedly borrowed pieces of music from the song 'Love Break.'

  • Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google

    A jury has ruled in favor of Google on fair use in a software copyright trial with Oracle.