Patent law

  1. House Ready To Pass CARP Replacement

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Copyright and Distribution Reform Act, which replaces the much-criticized Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP), has been placed on the House suspension calendar for expected voice-vote passa The Copyright and Distribution Reform Act, whi ...

  2. German Publishers To Up Ante In Royalty-Rate Battle

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German Music Publishers Assn. (DMV) is enlisting its members for support as it urges IFPI Germany to cancel its controversial proposal to reduce the mechanical royalty rate on sound recordings. The German Music Publishers Assn. (DMV) is enlist ...

  3. German Authors, Publishers Battle Royalty Rate Cut

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST German authors rights society GEMA has joined forces with the German Music Publishers Association (DMV) to oppose the German IFPI chapter's recent move to reduce the mechanical rate. German authors rights society GEMA has joined forces with t ...

  4. Legal Matters

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The technological revolution is putting pressure on lawyers to ensure fair royalties for clients. The technological revolution is putting pressure on lawyers to ensure fair royalties for clients. News ...

  5. Hearing Delayed In Jackson/Universal Case

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Royalty dispute postponed until March 9. Royalty dispute postponed until March 9. News ...

  6. Firm Drops DVD-Patent Suit Vs. Retailers

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Multi-Format Inc. has dropped a patent-infringement lawsuit it filed last August against 11 DVD retailers. Multi-Format, founded by two inventors, had claimed that it held patents related to the proce Multi-Format Inc. has dropped a patent-infring ...

  7. Firm Drops DVD-Patent Suit Vs. Retailers

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Multi-Format Inc. has dropped a patent-infringement lawsuit it filed last August against 11 DVD retailers. Multi-Format, founded by two inventors, had claimed that it held patents related to the proce Multi-Format Inc. has dropped a patent-infring ...

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