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intellectual-property infringement

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By July 29, 2014

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Bush signs RIAA-backed intellectual-property law

A new law signed by the U.S. president on Monday creates a cabinet-level position to coordinate federal efforts to combat copyright infringement.

By October 13, 2008

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Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The Justice Department makes its first ever conviction against counterfeit mobile app distributors. The men that ran the AppBucket Web site reportedly distributed more than one million copyrighted apps.

By March 24, 2014

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Twitter buys 900 patents from IBM to end infringement spat

The social network bulks up its patent portfolio -- and ends a patent infringement dispute -- by inking a deal with IBM back in December.

By January 31, 2014

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Apple didn't infringe on Google patent, appeals court says

The US Court of Appeals says the Cupertino, Calif.-based company didn't violate a patent owned by Google's Motorola Mobility when developing the iPhone.

By January 10, 2014

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IBM charges Twitter with patent infringement

Big Blue says that Twitter has violated three of its patents but that it's willing to negotiate outside of court, according to Twitter's latest SEC filing.

By November 4, 2013

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Obama to 'aggressively protect' intellectual property

The president says intellectual property is country's "single greatest asset" and must be protected from piracy and counterfeiting.

By March 12, 2010

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Ericsson sues Samsung for alleged patent infringement

The telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit after two years of negotiations between the two companies failed to end in an agreement.

By November 27, 2012

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Microsoft, Canon shake on patent licensing agreement

The two companies will share intellectual property on a "broad range of products and services," including those for certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products.

By July 2, 2014

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The topsy-turvy world of intellectual property companies

Intellectual property companies live in a hellish world of epic legal battles, rollercoaster stock rides, and fanatical investors. But their technology helps make almost all your gadgets work the way they do.

By March 28, 2008