A US judge has invalidated parts of three video technology patents held by Google-owned Motorola Mobility, narrowing its lawsuit with Microsoft.
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.”
Trademark owners filed a record number of cybersquatting complaints at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2012, according to an industry report.
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 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.