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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Excerpt from Google Drive terms of use

    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 …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …



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