- Psychic Readers Network sues General Mills over Miss Cleo Updated: Aug-30-15 12:32 pm
MIAMI - The South Florida company that owns the rights to the popular TV psychic "Miss Cleo" is suing General Mills alleging copyright infringement for hiring the psychic to promote its breakfast cereal.
- Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks Updated: Aug-27-15 10:22 am
BOSTON - Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans.
- Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug Updated: Aug-26-15 10:13 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta.
- Arizona woman pleads guilty in Texas in CDs copyright scam Updated: Aug-26-15 8:01 am
DALLAS - An Arizona woman who owns a record distribution company has pleaded guilty in Texas to running a counterfeit Latina CDs scam.
- Officials: UMass awarded record amount of patents for 2015 Updated: Aug-24-15 8:31 am
AMHERST, Massachusetts - Officials say the University of Massachusetts was awarded 65 U.S. patents during the past fiscal year- a record amount for the system.
- North Carolina man admits to music copyright infringement Updated: Aug-22-15 1:13 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A North Carolina man who owned a music-sharing website has pleaded guilty to copyright infringement.
- Budweiser takes exception to firm's 'Queen of Beer' campaign Updated: Aug-22-15 11:25 am
ST. LOUIS - Budweiser has long been known as the "King of Beers," and Anheuser-Busch is taking exception to a craft brewer declaring itself holder of the "Queen of Beer" crown.
- University of Montana grows portfolio of patents to 100-plus Updated: Aug-22-15 9:38 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Ryan Mizner has a patent pending for a device called The Bridge, a physical therapy tool developed by the University of Montana associate professor and one of his students.
- Judge: Wal-Mart buyers must give deposition in Sturgis case Updated: Aug-21-15 4:26 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A federal judge is requiring that two buyers for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. give a deposition next week ahead of an upcoming trademark dispute trial.
- The ABCs of Google's new name Alphabet Updated: Aug-11-15 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - What's in a name?
- Carnegie Mellon University awarded $278M in patent suit Updated: Aug-05-15 6:01 am
PITTSBURGH - A Bermuda computer chip manufacturer was ordered to pay Carnegie Mellon University at least $278 million for infringing on its patents for over 555 million chips the company imported into the United States.
- Bush earned over $9 million from business, speaking gigs Updated: Aug-04-15 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush earned more than $9 million over the last 17 months from speaking fees and an assortment of business interests, including a health services firm in Puerto Rico and an online lending operation, according to newly released financial records.
- Court says chipmaker Marvell owes CMU $278M, not $1.54B Updated: Aug-04-15 3:41 pm
NEW YORK - A federal appeals court reduced a judgment against chipmaker Marvell Technology by more than $1.25 billion, but still says the company owes Carnegie Mellon University $278 million for patent infringement.
- Galveston bar called Hemingway's can't use author's name Updated: Aug-03-15 10:23 am
GALVESTON, Texas - The owner of a year-old Galveston Seawall beach bar called Hemingway's has to come up with a new name for his place after attorneys for the holders of the Ernest Hemingway trademark demanded a licensing fee if he wanted to continue using the famous author's name.