- Apple wants Samsung to pay $22M for legal bills Updated: Dec-06-13 6:17 pm
- Court case could mean 'death' of software patents Updated: Dec-06-13 2:55 pm
- Hotfile ordered to pay $80M in copyright suit Updated: Dec-03-13 7:22 pm
- Artist suing over Statue of Liberty stamp mix-up Updated: Dec-02-13 5:07 pm
- Neb. bar accused of violating music copyrights Updated: Nov-27-13 1:34 pm
- Frederick, Md., scientist claims FDA stole idea Updated: Nov-26-13 10:46 am
- Scruggses lose bid for new patent trial Updated: Nov-24-13 11:11 am
- Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million Updated: Nov-21-13 7:26 pm
- Correction: EU-Finland-Nokia story Updated: Nov-20-13 12:40 pm
- Ark. school to keep logo despite trademark spat Updated: Nov-20-13 11:13 am
- Elvis Presley's intellectual property rights sold Updated: Nov-19-13 6:18 pm
- Silicon Valley patent office to open in San Jose Updated: Nov-19-13 5:04 pm
- Auction set for 38 Studios intellectual property Updated: Nov-19-13 2:15 pm
- Small NH coffee producer prevails over Starbucks Updated: Nov-18-13 5:25 pm
- Court orders new review of Apple injunction Updated: Nov-18-13 1:04 pm
- Ind. defendants fight back in pornography copyright cases Updated: Nov-18-13 11:44 am
- UA fights to protect trademarks despite costs Updated: Nov-17-13 4:44 pm
- Suit challenging Google's digital library tossed Updated: Nov-14-13 6:22 pm
- Film group backs antipiracy curriculum for schools Updated: Nov-11-13 3:34 pm
- Correction: Patent Problems story Updated: Nov-07-13 12:12 pm
SAN JOSE, California - Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a courtroom battle.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.
WASHINGTON - Hollywood studios have won a copyright case against Hotfile Corp. after a Florida judge on Tuesday ordered the file-hosting website to pay $80 million in damages.
LAS VEGAS - An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp could come back to haunt the U.S. Postal Service.
OMAHA, Nebraska - A suburban Omaha bar is being accused of violating copyright law by playing songs like "Brown Eyed Girl" and "Born to Be Wild" for customers at its Waterloo location.
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick scientist says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stole his trade secrets for software to help detect threats to the food supply.
OXFORD, Mississippi - A federal judge has denied a motion for a new trial from a north Mississippi company sued by Monsanto Co. for saving seeds from one harvest and planting them the following season.
SAN JOSE, California - A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday added $290 million more to the damages Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, bringing the total amount the South Korean technology titan is on the hook for to $930 million.
HELSINKI - In a story Nov. 19 story and earlier coverage about Nokia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company's shareholders had approved the sale of a portfolio of patents to Microsoft as well as the ailing cellphone and services division. In fact, Nokia is selling a license to a portfolio of patents as well as the cellphone and services division.
GREEN FOREST, Arkansas - A northwest Arkansas school board has voted to continue using a tiger in its logo despite warnings that the image violates a University of Missouri trademark.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The money-making enterprise called Elvis Presley has been sold.
SAN JOSE, California - The U.S. Commerce Department has announced plans to open a long-awaited patent office in Silicon Valley, the world's top region for patent filers.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - About two dozen parties, including some overseas, have expressed interest in bidding on the intellectual property of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's bankrupt video game company, an executive at the auction firm said.
TUFTONBORO, New Hampshire - A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called "Charbucks."
NEW YORK - A federal appeals court is ordering a lower court to reconsider Apple's attempt to block eight Samsung phones from the U.S. market because the products violate patents held by Apple.
HAMMOND, Indiana - Defendants in dozens of copyright infringement lawsuits filed in federal court in northern Indiana say the California company suing them is using the threat of embarrassment to get them to pay thousands of dollars without protest.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - University of Alabama officials say the school has issued 153 cease and desist letters in the past decade to businesses and people accused of selling goods that violate the school's trademarks.
NEW YORK - A federal judge handed Google Inc. a victory in a long-running legal battle on Thursday, tossing out a lawsuit claiming the Internet giant was violating copyright laws by scanning books without the writers' permission to create the world's largest digital library.
LOS ANGELES - When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - In a story Nov. 6 about Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning testifying about patent trolling, The Associated Press reported erroneously the conditions of a cease-and-desist order from Bruning against Farney Daniels, a Texas law firm. Bruning issued an order that Farney Daniels stop sending letters to Nebraska businesses about specific intellectual property cases, not that it stop representing a particular company in intellectual property cases.