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Print Piracy and Free Trade

My general take on print book priracy (or ebook priacy for that matter) – it’s not worth my energy and time to do anything about it. 131 more words


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ARR! Prepare to repel scallywags!

Damages for Infringement of Design Patents - Supreme Court Clarifies Rules in Apple v. Samsung

Apple Inc. is known for the number of patents it owns. Apple doesn’t just own patents, it actively engages in enforcing its patents.  This includes a case against Samsung that has been winding its way through the courts for… 674 more words

Intellectual Property

Samsung wins over Apple in $566 million patent appeal

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Supreme Court on Tuesday (Dec 6) tossed out a US$399 million (S$566 million) patent award from Samsung over copying Apple’s iPhone design, sending the case back to a lower court. 199 more words

Current Affairs

Embedding isn’t copyright infringement, says Italian court

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

The appeal court of Rome has overturned one of the 152 website blocks another court imposed last month, and ruled that embedding does not constitute a copyright infringement. 323 more words


LinkedIn Files Lawsuit to Stop Unlawful Automatic Data Scraping

The professional networking company LinkedIn recently filed a lawsuit against 100 unnamed individuals for using automated software programs (or “bots”) to harvest user profiles from its website. 102 more words


How the Eff Does Copyright Work Anyway?

This is one of my favorite rants of all time. In the age of social media, copyright has become something of a hot-button topic: Who owns that picture you post to Instagram? 814 more words

Apple v Samsung Design Infringement Case at Supreme Court

In 2012 Samsung was found to have infringed three of Apple’s iPhone design patents in the sale of some of their smartphones.  These related to the round-cornered front face, the bezel of the iPhone and the coloured grid of 16 icons on the home screen. 98 more words