HealthyWay Notice of Claims of Intellectual Property Violations and Agent for Notice
healthyway.com - 2017-04-18
It is the policy of Multiply Media, LLC "(Multiply") to respect the legitimate rights of copyright and other intellectual property owners. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/legislation ...

Emerging threats in intellectual property crime
scotland.police.uk - 2017-04-18
Experts from across Europe are meeting at the Scottish Police College to discuss the emerging threats in intellectual property crime particularly the illegal use of Internet protocol television (IPTV). The illegal use of Internet protocol television has ...

Mozilla and Stanford Law Panel on Intellectual Property Law and the First Amendment
air.mozilla.org - 2017-04-18
Join us for a Mozilla and Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology hosted panel series about the intersection between intellectual property law and the First Amendment. Explore how these two issues meet. On Monday April 17th, Mozilla and Stanford Law ...

Syngenta Loses Bid To Enforce Pesticide Label Copyright
Law 360 - 2017-04-14
Law360, New York (April 14, 2017, 2:51 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal judge has granted pesticide maker Willowood a quick escape from rival Syngenta Crop Protection LLC's copyright infringement claims in a suit over pesticide labels, finding that the ...

Oculus wants new trial against Zenimax over VR intellectual property
The Inquirer - 2017-04-14
VIRTUAL REALITY OUTFIT Oculus is looking to replay its trial against Zenimax, owner of Bethesda, by claiming that "the verdict is against the great weight of the evidence, [and] the damages award is excessive". That is according to a report by UploadVR.com ...

Big Music And The Future Of Copyright Laws
Forbes - 2017-04-13
But now music industry lobbyists representing the PROs are pursuing litigation and potential legislative changes that could force businesses and consumers into a fractional licensing system that would heighten their exposure to copyright infringement.

Cannabis Sativa, Inc. Closes Its Acquisition of the White Rabbit Intellectual Property and Enters into License Agreement for California Sales
Yahoo Finance - 2017-04-13
MESQUITE, NV / ACCESSWIRE / April 13, 2017 / Cannabis Sativa. Inc. (OTCQB: CBDS) announced today that the Company has entered into a license agreement for the manufacture, marketing and sale of the Company's White Rabbit products in the State of California.

Photog Hits NESN With Suit Over Mets Pitcher Kissing Pix
Law 360 - 2017-04-11
Law360, New York (April 11, 2017, 5:13 PM EDT) -- A photojournalist hit the New England Sports Network Inc. with a copyright infringement suit in New York federal court Monday, alleging the network, impermissibly displayed his photographs of New York Mets ...

Microsoft accused of copyright infringement by Media Rights Technologies
norcalrecord.com - 2017-04-11
SAN FRANCISCO - A Santa Cruz corporation claims Microsoft unlawfully distributed its software. Media Rights Technologies Inc. filed a complaint on April 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Microsoft Corp. and Does ...

Copyright lawsuit over Ed Sheeran hit 'Photograph' settled
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2017-04-11
LOS ANGELES -- A copyright infringement lawsuit over Ed Sheeran's hit "Photograph" has been settled. A federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed the case on Monday based on a request by attorneys for Sheeran and the composers of a song called "Amazing."

Marathon Patent Group Explores Additional Intellectual Property Business Lines
NASDAQ - 2017-04-11
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/17 -- Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) ("Marathon" or "Company"), an IP licensing and management company, continues to explore new business opportunities in which the combination of the Company's expertise ...

Oculus seeks to overturn $500m copyright and TM verdict
worldipreview.com - 2017-04-11
A Texas jury awarded the damages to ZeniMax in early February after finding copyright and trademark infringement and breach of a non-disclosure agreement. ZeniMax alleged that Oculus used code from the video game developer in order to build its Rift ...

Protecting your intellectual property abroad
bl.uk - 2017-04-11
Foreign trade has been a cornerstone of the British economy and roughly 1 in 5 small UK businesses export. Exporters achieve 59% faster productivity growth than non-exporters. Along with great possibilities exporting can also bring a number of problems and ...

Bello advises jobseekers to be guided by labor market information
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-04-10
MANILA, April 11 -- With the influx of jobseekers expected to join the labor force this season, Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III advised jobseekers and students alike to be equipped with the right labor market information to guide them as they choose ...

Ed Sheeran Settles Copyright Lawsuit Over 'Photograph'
Hollywood Reporter - 2017-04-10
Ed Sheeran has come to a deal to end a $20 million copyright infringement lawsuit brought by two songwriters over his hit, "Photograph." On Friday, court papers were filed dismissing the case with prejudice, but also stipulating that a California federal ...

Ed Sheeran settles Photograph copyright infringement claim
BBC - 2017-04-10
Ed Sheeran has struck a deal to end a $20m (£13.8m) copyright infringement legal claim over his hit song Photograph. Songwriters Thomas Leonard and Martin Harrington sued the singer last June, claiming his hit ballad had a similar structure to their song ...

The Fabric of Copyright Infringement: Obtaining Summary Judgment on Copying Element
JD Supra - 2017-04-07
Generally, the issue of copyright infringement presents issues of fact to be decided by a jury. However, when evidence that a design is so "substantially similar" to a copyrighted design, the trial court can find infringement as a matter of law and ...

Jeffree Star and Manny MUA are Being Sued by Black Moon Cosmetics for Alleged Copyright Infringement
Allure - 2017-04-06
It seems Jeffree Star just can't get away from controversy. According to a lawsuit filed by the McArthur Law Firm, Black Moon Cosmetics is suing Jeffree Starr Cosmetics, as well as Manny MUA, alleging copyright and trademark infringement. The offending ...

Williams & Lake, LLC Files Complaint Against Genesis Systems, LLC, George Jameson and Randy Burchett to Protect their Intellectual Property Rights
Wards Auto - 2017-04-06
CHANDLER, Ariz., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing efforts to protect its proprietary and intellectual property rights, Williams & Lake, LLC filed a complaint on March 14, 2017 in the United States District Court for the District of ...

Pryor Cashman Successfully Defends The Big Bang Theory Against "Soft Kitty" Copyright Suit
Mondaq - 2017-04-05
Pryor Cashman successfully represented Warner Bros. Entertainment, CBS, Fox Broadcasting, Turner Broadcasting and Chuck Lorre Productions in a copyright infringement action brought by the daughters of Edith Newlin, a pre-school teacher and nursery-rhyme ...

Laches no longer a defense to patent infringement
JD Supra - 2017-04-04
No. 15-927 (U.S. Mar. 21, 2017). Relying largely on analogous copyright law, the Supreme Court held that a claim for damages for patent infringement committed within the six-year statute of limitations cannot be opposed using a laches defense. This case ...

Blockchain Intellectual Property Council Meets to Combat Patent Trolls
NASDAQ - 2017-04-03
More than 70 participants from corporations like Microsoft and IBM, financial institutions, technology companies, startups, academia and legal experts met recently with the Chamber of Digital Commerce ( CDC) to hash out a strategy going forward to deal ...

Political advisors discuss improving e-commerce regulation
ECNS - 2017-03-31
However, they added, some problems remain, including sale of counterfeit products, infringement of intellectual property rights, false advertising and security of personal information. Some political advisors have called for speeding up legislation ...

What's Really at Stake in the Adidas V. Asics Fitness Tracker Lawsuit?
Outside - 2017-03-31
Adidas, which owns the training platform Runtastic, claims that RunKeeper, the fitness app maker founded in 2008 that Asics acquired last year, infringes on ten of its intellectual property patents. The German sports apparel company is demanding that Asics ...

"Fearless Girl" Sculpture Near Wall Street Prompts Copyright Allegation That is More Bull than Bear
JD Supra - 2017-03-31
Now, a defender of Charging Bull has leveled an accusation of copyright infringement against the sculptor of The Fearless Girl, an allegation that misapprehends how copyright law affects the interplay between works of visual art. In short, the recent ...

"For Us, Our Attempt Has to be either Life Changing or Life Saving"
Entrepreneur - 2017-03-31
Jyoti Sagar, an advocate who has spent 42 years fighting corporate and intellectual property cases, is not only an idol to thousands of aspiring lawyers, he is their hero. His partner for more than five decades, Prema Sagar launched a public relations ...

Australian Intellectual Property Journal update: Vol 27 Pt 3
Thomson Reuters Communities - 2017-03-30
*Please note that the links to the content in this Part will direct you to Westlaw AU. To purchase an article, please email: LTA.Service@thomsonreuters.com or contact us on 1300 304 195 (Australian customers) or +61 2 8587 7980 (international customers ...

Fair Play, Fair Pay Act Reintroduced By Congress Members
musicrow.com - 2017-03-30
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, and Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Chair of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and ...

A Big Week for Intellectual Property: Supreme Court Decides Patent and Copyright Cases
JD Supra - 2017-03-30
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two opinions on intellectual property issues. On March 21, 2017, the Court decided in a 7-1 opinion that laches is no longer a valid defense to a claim of patent infringement occurring during the six-year statute of ...

Apartment Hunters Held Liable for Publishing Stolen Listings from CoStar Groups Apartments.com
Press Release Point - 2017-03-30
per photograph if further copyright infringement occurs. On top of the judgment, Apartment Hunters will also immediately pay CoStar $10,000 per stolen listing and $10,000 per infringed image. "CoStar creates thousands of valuable U.S. jobs for ...

CSO leaders join SP debates
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-03-29
Labor and Employment Federation of Dumaguete Urban Poor represented by Marivic Real, Global Filipino Movement represented by Billy Linao, Human Rights Tuburan for Rural Women Empowerment and Development Inc. represented by Mary Cindy Uy, Visayan Forum ...

Aussie businesses hit with $589,000 in damages over pirated software use
ARN - 2017-03-29
Each business caught using unlicensed software was forced to purchase genuine software licenses for its ongoing use, in addition to paying the copyright infringement damages. However, in a positive light, 2016 also saw record reporting of unlicensed ...

U.S. Customs Seizes Multiple Shipments from China for Infringement of U.S. Intellectual Property Rights
National Law Review - 2017-03-28
Last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) import specialists and officers at the Port of Tacoma in the state of Washington seized shipments of goods from China that infringed U.S. trademarks, violated U.S. country of origin marking laws, and ...

Napa Valley Vintners to Participate in International Intellectual Property Meeting on Geographic Indications
wineindustryadvisor.com - 2017-03-28
3/28/2017 - St. Helena, CA -The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is participating today in an information session on geographic indications organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United ...

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