Stories tagged: copyright
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Prince’s estate sues Jay Z’s Roc Nation over Tidal streaming
Prince’s record company is suing Jay Z’s company for copyright infringement, saying it streamed Prince’s songs on the Tidal music service without permission after his death.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Photographer, a former refugee, sues Trump over Skittles tweet
A British photographer and former child refugee has sued the Trump campaign for allegedly using his photo of a bowl of Skittles in a tweet against accepting Syrian refugees into …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Getty Images: Photographer gave up right to complain
A photographer who put thousands of pictures in the public domain gave up her right to complain when others sell them, photo agencies and affiliated companies say in court papers. …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
More than 200 musicians rally behind appeal of ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict
More than 200 musicians have signed a legal brief supporting Pharrell Williams’ appeal of the $5.3 million judgment handed down against him and Robin Thicke in 2015 after a jury …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Justin Bieber and Skrillex sued over ‘Sorry’ song
Justin Bieber and his producer Skrillex have been sued over the prominent vocal hook that opens his smash hit “Sorry.”
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google’s online library
The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 11:40 a.m.
High court weighs closely watched copyright case
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed copyright protections for publishers, creative artists and manufacturers in a global marketplace in a case that has attracted the interest of …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 1:42 a.m.
High court hears closely watched copyright case
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices are weighing copyright protections for publishers, creative artists and manufacturers in a global marketplace in a case that has attracted the interest of Costco, …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2012, 11:02 a.m.
Jackson estate, businessman settle copyright case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s estate and a businessman working with the singer’s mother settled a copyright infringement lawsuit for $2.5 million on Tuesday, shortly before a trial in …
Tue., July 31, 2012, midnight
Copyrights and wrongs
Spokane artist and actor Charlie Schmidt often gets emails from friends and strangers reporting yet another appearance by his long-dead, still-famous cat seen on a website, blog or product catalog. …
Thu., April 26, 2012, 10:02 a.m.
Google’s terms of service includes a reference to users giving Google rights to materials they upload. Some have interpreted that to mean that all content stored in the new Google …
Thu., April 26, 2012, 9:57 a.m.
Google Drive sparks intellectual property concern
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is facing suspicion and confusion as it tries to persuade people to entrust personal documents, photos and other content to the company’s new online storage service. …