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Motorola patents quashed in Microsoft lawsuit

US08-02-2013

A US judge has invalidated parts of three video technology patents held by Google-owned Motorola Mobility, narrowing its lawsuit with Microsoft.

High Court denies film companies Newzbin profits

UK08-02-2013

A judge at England’s High Court has refused to award the Motion Picture Association piracy profits generated by indexing website Newzbin2, arguing that to do so could have a “chilling effect on innovation and creativity.”

UDRP cases at WIPO hit record high

Switzerland07-02-2013

Trademark owners filed a record number of cybersquatting complaints at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2012, according to an industry report.

Amazon granted second-hand digital marketplace patent

US06-02-2013

Internet retailer Amazon has been granted a patent to underpin an online marketplace allowing consumers to resell digital goods, but the technology could have copyright implications for the company.

Google cuts deal with French publishers

France05-02-2013

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.

WEF publishes digital copyright principles

US05-02-2013

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.

Court rejects Apple’s Nexus ban request

US01-02-2013

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.

Man escapes jail in Premier League piracy case

UK29-01-2013

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 crowdsourcing initiative could lead to copyright changes

Finland28-01-2013

Finnish citizens have been signing a petition proposing a parliament vote which could relax current copyright laws.

Hadopi strikes at the heart of online piracy

France24-01-2013

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.

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