The $1 billion copyright lawsuit being fought between Viacom and YouTube has reignited after a court overturned an earlier ruling that favoured the video-sharing website.
Online dating company match.com has sued two websites for infringing its trademark after they purportedly offered similar services through pornographic-sounding domain names.
Google has suffered a setback in the keywords dispute with Rosetta Stone after a US court overturned much of a decision favouring the Internet powerhouse.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) expects to publish the identities of all generic top-level domain (gTLD) applicants and their applied-for strings on April 30, 2012.
As technology companies continue battling to bolster their IP rights, Microsoft paid AOL around $1 billion for 925 patents in April 2012.
The makers of Oscar-winning movie The Hurt Locker have demanded that the identities of more than 2,500 individuals who allegedly downloaded the film illegally should be released.
Micro-blogging website Twitter plans to hand more control of its patents to the designers and engineers behind the innovations, rather than the company as a whole.
A global book publisher has demanded that four people face piracy charges for allegedly using peer-to-peer network BitTorrent to share its titles online.
An independent data protection body in the EU has warned that proposed anti-counterfeiting and piracy legislation could breach privacy provisions under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
Copyright owners have lamented a decision by the Australian High Court, which ruled that Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement by its users.