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6 Reasons NOT to buy Fake Handbags

6 Reasons Not to Buy Fake Designer Handbags

Designer handbags are very expensive, ranging from the hundreds to the ten-thousands depending on the designer, the style and the materials used. 793 more words

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Judge cuts millions from Apple's cost request, including $1.5M for copies, in Samsung patent case

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

A federal judge in California has taken a bite out of Apple’s request for $5.8 million in costs in its successful patent case against Samsung. 145 more words


Should pure human genes be granted patent?

By Ma Ka Ying Allison

Retrieved from: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/05/court-rules-breast-cancer-gene-brca1-patented-australia


On 5th September, the Australian court granted patent of the BCRA 1 human DNA, extracted from human body directly, to Myriad Genetics and Genetic Technologies, despite the earlier decision made by the US Supreme Court. 562 more words

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Is it free to rotate your screen?- Patent Trolls in US

By Tsui Sai Kit

Lately, Rackspace, a cloud computing company has refused to settle a payment with Rotatable Technologies, a patent troll, for its alleged infringement of patents for how they use screen rotation technology in their apps. 762 more words

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Is fanfiction a violation of copyright?

By Zhang Ziying

Retrieved from http://io9.com/5933976/are-fan-fiction-and-fan-art-legal


On August 23 and 24 this year, the 38th Hong Kong Comic World is held in Kownloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre. 689 more words

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US Armed Forces Step Up Efforts to Enforce Trademarks

As reported by the New York Times, branches of the US armed forces are increasing their efforts to enforce military trademarks.

Numerous commercial products and services not actually associated with the military make use of military logos and mottos. 534 more words

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Patent trolls reel as court smackdowns lead to collapse in share price

Few people cheer an economic downturn but, when it comes to the patent troll economy, many in the tech industry are likely watching its recent struggles with glee. 458 more words