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intellectual-property infringement

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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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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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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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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

By September 12, 2014

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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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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