intellectual property

Hollywood wants the rest of the world to follow U.S. copyright law

Dec 20, 2013
As negotiators continue work on a trans-Pacific trade deal, one of the sticking points is intellectual property.
Posted In: free trade, globalization, intellectual property, hollywood

IP trolls sue porn-watching Germans

Dec 12, 2013
In Germany, 10,000 people are getting letters from a law firm claiming they owe cash for watching pornographic videos online. And unique addresses of computer users are part of the legal filing.
Posted In: porn, Germany, intellectual property

WikiLeaks exposes Pacific Rim treaty's secret IP provisions

Nov 14, 2013
Wikileaks has leaked a new document, one that shows an evolving international conversation about intellectual property in the digital world.
Posted In: wikileaks, intellectual property

Tech companies look to stay ahead of hackers

Jul 9, 2013
Intellectual property accounts for about 35 percent of U.S. GDP. But hackers, many of them in foreign countries, are working harder than ever to steal it.
Posted In: intellectual property, hacking, cybersecurity

Congress: Chinese telecom companies pose threat

Oct 8, 2012
A panel of the House Intelligence Committee warns U.S. telecom companies not to do business with Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp.
Posted In: China, huawei, telecom, intellectual property

Patent wars boost patent lawyers

May 29, 2012
With tech companies in expensive battles over patents and copyrights, intellectual property lawyers are in the money.
Posted In: patents, law school, employment, intellectual property

Mid-day Extra: Christian Louboutin battles YSL for its soles

Oct 21, 2011
Luxury shoemaker Christian Louboutin filed an appeal this week to re-open a case it has against Yves Saint Laurent over what it sees as a copycat shoe.
Posted In: Retail, shoes, intellectual property

These are the droids you are looking for

Jul 27, 2011
If you've been waiting for just the right time to buy an official Stormtrooper costume, get ready. A UK court just ruled against Lucasfilm, which...
Posted In: Entertainment, intellectual property, Law, Star Wars

PROTECT IP: Sharper claws, better name

May 11, 2011
Everyone in DC knows that if you want to give your bill a good shot at passing, you need two things:...
Posted In: COICA, counterfeit, cybercrime, Google, intellectual property, internet censorship, leahy, piracy, protect ip, search engines, wyden