Google has created a €60 million ‘digital publishing innovation’ fund for French newspapers, ending a six-month dispute over the use of their copyrighted material online.
The World Economic Forum published a set of digital copyright principles on Thursday, which are hoped to serve as a guide for copyright policymakers, owners and consumers.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday again rejected Apple’s bid to ban Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone ahead of a court trial in 2014.
A British man has escaped jail after a court found he had illegally streamed Premier League football matches and charged customers to watch them.
Finnish citizens have been signing a petition proposing a parliament vote which could relax current copyright laws.
Despite its recent budget cut of 25 percent, French anti-piracy agency Hadopi will increase efforts to clamp down on online piracy by sending 1.1 million "strike" warnings to Internet users this year, up from the 668,000 sent in 2012.
Deloitte has revealed that IP owners will pay $150 to file their trademarks into the centralised trademark database – but they can pay discounted fees under an alternative pricing model.
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is to open a mediation centre to deal with intellectual property and online piracy disputes, it was revealed at a conference last week.
Mega.co.nz, the successor to file-sharing site Megaupload, launched on Saturday with a spectacular display on founder Kim Dotcom’s estate in New Zealand.
A report by IP address tracker ScanEye has suggested that US Congress employees have illegally downloaded movies and TV programmes on work computers.