Napster All Over Again: Periscope Users Could Face $150,000+ Fines, Jail Time For Live-Streaming Copyrighted Events
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight may have been a “win” for Twitter-owned Periscope, but for users who share a copyrighted live event, it could be a major loss — of up o $150,000 in penalties per incident.
Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.
A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement scheme that involved selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs in Northern California.
A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.
Apple demanded that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
It happens all the time: a small artist, songwriter or producer file suit against a much bigger artist for stealing their song idea. But this artist might have a stronger case than most…
A federal appeals court has sided with Samsung Electronics Corp. in its ongoing patent dispute with Apple Inc.
Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.
Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for allegedly stealing the design technology of the iPad and iPhone to create illegal knockoffs. Samsung counters that Apple stole its technology and is demanding $399 million.
After three weeks of listening to technology experts, patent professionals and company executives debate the complicated legal claims of Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co., a jury of nine men and women are set to decide one of the biggest technology disputes in history.