Posted by on July 19, 2011
Lastest Copyright News
Google to Reindex Belgian Newspapers Amidst ‘Boycott’ Complaints
Google said Monday that it has started to re-index the Web sites of newspapers owned by Belgium-based Copiepresse, which accused Google of deleting it from search results in retaliation over a copyright infringement case.
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Simbu in dire straits
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Copyright law cost could hit consumer
Consumers may be forced to cover part of the cost of enforcing new copyright laws, the Government has revealed.The “three strikes” copyright regime requires internet companies to issue warning notices to customers suspected of…
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Lawsuit filed against Zynga over Farmville source code
California-based web developer SocialApps has become the latest company to file suit against social-gaming powerhouse Zynga , seeking damages for alleged “copyright infringement, violation of trade secrets, breach of written contract, breach of implied-in-fact contract, and breach of confidence.” The argument is that SocialApps entered into an agreement with Zynga, wherein Zynga would receive …
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Posted by on July 17, 2011
Lastest Trademark News
O’Grady drives chase alone
STUART O’Grady continues on an incredible trademark drive as the Tour de France peloton cuts into the stage 14 breakaway’s lead.
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EBay may be liable on trademark infringements
CALIFORNIA, USA: Internet auction marketplace eBay may be liable for trademark infringements committed by users on its site if it plays an active role in their use, Europe’s highest court ruled on Tuesday.
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DB trademark of Radler stands
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand has upheld DB Breweries’ move to trade mark the word Radler, a style of beer.
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EBay May Be Liable in L’Oreal Trademark Suit
EBay Inc. (EBAY) may be held liable for trademark breaches on its auction site if it has knowledge of the infringing data, the European Union’s highest court said in a dispute involving cosmetics maker L’Oreal SA.
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Posted by on July 15, 2011
Lastest Patents News
Judges in US, Canada weigh Nortel patents sale
U.S. and Canadian judges are being asked to approve a .5 billion cash bid from a consortium that includes smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion for patents held by bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel.
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Apple named in suit over iPhone, iPad 3G data transfer
Hawaiian company GPNE claims to hold patents on GPRS data transfer , and according to AppleInsider it’s named Apple, RIM, Nokia, Sony, and Amazon in an infringement lawsuit. GPRS is a ( much ) slower form of data transfer available on all of Apple’s iDevices; if you live in the U.S., chances are you’ve never even connected to GPRS on your iPhone since faster EDGE networks are fairly widespread …
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Chocolate Fountain Chocolate
Sephra L.P. Leads Industry As The Most Trusted Manufacturer of Chocolate Fountains and Fondue ChocolateSan Diego, California With nearly ten years of experience, five exclusive patents and thousands of satisfied customers world wide, Sephra LP is the most trusted manufacturer of chocolate fountains and fondue chocolate for commercial, restaurant and home use. Sephra Commercial Chocolate …
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