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intellectual-property infringement

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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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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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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

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Intellectual property rights: You can't have it both ways

When it comes to intellectual property rights, there seems to be a double standard. You can't have it both ways.

By January 30, 2008

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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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Music-streaming service Grooveshark shuts down

Controversial service had faced paying damages of hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement lawsuit filed by record labels.

By April 30, 2015

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Apple didn't violate wireless tech patents, jury finds

A federal jury in Texas says that Apple did not infringe on five wireless technology patents in a case filed back in 2012.

By March 17, 2015

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Google Play gets serious with 'expert' screening, age ratings for Android apps

Following far behind in Apple's footsteps, Google says all apps will now carry age-based content ratings and will undergo scrutiny by Google content reviewers.

By March 17, 2015

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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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Ericsson sues Apple over patents

Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.

By February 27, 2015