Stories tagged: intellectual property
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
China awards Trump valuable new trademark
The government of China awarded U.S. President Donald Trump valuable rights to his own name this week, in the form of a 10-year trademark for construction services.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012, 12:26 a.m.
Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.’s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 12:37 p.m.
Drug makers’ settlements get high court review
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take a close look at payments from brand-name drug makers to manufacturers of generic equivalents to keep the no-name products off the market …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 1:17 a.m.
Judge aims to resolve Apple-Samsung legal dispute
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Urging the world’s largest smartphone makers to settle their differences, a federal judge said she will issue rulings aimed at resolving a multifaceted legal battle …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 4:15 p.m.
Judge may trim Apple’s $1 billion patent verdict
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday appeared ready to trim millions from a $1.05 billion jury verdict Apple Inc. won over Samsung Electronics this summer as …
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 …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012, 2:55 a.m.
Ben & Jerry’s sues over trademark violation
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben & Jerry’s considers “Ben & Cherry’s” in bad taste. The ice cream maker that introduced the flavors Schweddy Balls and Karamel Sutra sued the maker …
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 …
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. …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2011, midnight
Website sorts, stores patent-related information
Intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes unveiled a subscription website Thursday to offer detailed analyses of patent areas, company patent strategies and evaluations of patents as business assets. Called …