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Copyright royalties off the blockchain
07 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
A new system proposes using blockchain technology to share a database of musical work metadata to make royalty collection more efficient
Final judgement in Akami v Limelight
07 July 2016 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Limelight Networks will pay Akami Technologies $51 million in damages, a US district court has ruled...
Getty Images takes aim at Google
03 May 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Getty Images has filed a competition law complaint against Google with the European Commission over the internet company’s Images search engine...
FAST and V.i. Labs tackle unintentional infringement
11 April 2016 | Maidenhead | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Oracle demands £9.3 billion from Google
30 March 2016 | California | Reporter: Tammy Facey
IT manager admits to IP losses
08 September 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Tammy Facey
EFF critiques Argentine censorship draft
13 August 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Google fails to overturn FRAND ruling
06 August 2015 | California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale and Tammy Facey
Fed Circuit cuts Marvell’s damages fee to $278 million
05 August 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Tammy Facey
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English High Court orders e-book copyright blocks
28 May 2015 | London | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Invalidity belief is no excuse, says Supreme Court
27 May 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Siri success for Apple
22 April 2015 | Beijing | Reporter: Tammy Facey
EC outlines digital single market priorities
30 March 2015 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Webinar: software protection in Russia
20 January 2015 | Moscow | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Consumer website takes a shot at eBay over fakes
19 November 2014 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
My eyes! US officials warn against fake contacts
27 October 2014 | Washington DC | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Google updates on anti-piracy initiatives
23 October 2014 | California | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Cisco to provide Firefox-friendly codec
16 October 2014 | California | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Qualcomm acquires CSR
15 October 2014 | San Diego | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Netflix under pressure to block VPN use
19 September 2014 | Brussels | Reporter: Tammy Facey
China and UK to unite over IP at symposium
03 September 2014 | London | Reporter: Tammy Facey
American Chemical Society uses open access platform
01 September 2014 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Tammy Facey
New insurance protection against IP risk
21 August 2014 | London | Reporter: Franki Webb
Morningstar pays $61 Million in trade secrets case
21 July 2014 | Chicago | Reporter: Franki Webb
Cartoon HD closes down
09 June | London | Reporter: Franki Webb
Ex-contractor barred from releasing DOE replica software
17 October 2013 | Idaho | Reporter: Franki Webb
Judge denies Hearst request to shutdown Aereo
11 October 2013 | Boston | Reporter: Franki Webb signs up USPTO
28 March 2013 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Thomson Reuters adds Asian patent records
15 March 2013 | Alexandria | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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