Patent

  1. Spotify 'Strongly Contesting' PacketVideo's Patent Infringement Lawsuit

    August 05, 2011 2:30 PM EDT Fewer than two weeks after launching in the US, Spotify is being sued for patent infringement by PacketVideo Corporation, a San Diego-based provider of multimedia communications software. PacketVideo is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese teleco ...

  2. Spotify 'Strongly Contesting' PacketVideo's Lawsuit for Patent Infringement

    July 28, 2011 5:19 PM EDT Less than two weeks after launching in the U.S., Spotify is being sued for patent infringement by PacketVideo Corporation, a San Diego-based provider of multimedia communications software. PacketVideo is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese telec ...

  3. Jury Hits Clear Channel With $66M Verdict

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A federal court jury in Lufkin, Texas, has hit Clear Channel Communications with a judgment for patent infringement, awarding Grantley Patent Holdings $66 million. Clear Clear owns and operates about 1,200 radio stations across the United States. ...

  4. Parties Settle Suit Over DJ Products

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amsterdam-based N2IT Holdings and Native Instruments have reached a settlement in a patent infringement litigation over their products made for DJs, Final Scratch and Traktor Scratch. N2IT claims patent rights in Final Scratch, a hardware/software ...

  5. Destiny Media Sues Rival Musicrypt

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Destiny Media Technologies filed a $25 million lawsuit against rival Musicrypt today, alleging defamation and economic interference. Both Destiny Media and Musicrypt offer digital media distribution systems that let record labels send promotional ...

  6. Gov't To Cancel Instant Live Patent

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) will be canceling Instant Live's patent for creating digital recordings of live performances. The decision came after the company did not respond to the PTO's notices concerning a reexamination ...

  7. EC Rounds On Taiwan Over CD Replicating

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST The European Commission has launched an investigation into Taiwan's alleged copying of compact-disc technology, and could start a World Trade Organization suit to stop what it calls unlicensed abuse of patents. Taiwan makes an estimated 80% o ...

  8. Thailand's King To Receive WIPO Award

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be the recipient of the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Global Leaders Award in recognition of his contribution to intellectual property as an inventor and active proponent of int ...

  9. EC Proposes Copyright Levies Cut

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New patent strategy planned before end 2006. New patent strategy planned before end 2006. News ...

  10. P2P Sues P2P

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Patent rights at stake. Patent rights at stake. News ...

  11. Behind the Deal: Patent Law Is Latest 'Player' In MP3 Game

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Copyright law and MP3 files are still center stage as the industry attempts to bring unauthorized file sharers and peer-to-peer operators to justice. But a spotlight is slowly shifting toward intellec Copyright law and MP3 files are still center s ...

  12. Creative Reports It Has Patent Covering iPod Tech

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Company considering its options. Singapore MP3 music player maker Creative Technology said it had been awarded a U.S. patent for technology used by larger rival Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod and other competitors. Creative said in the U.S. on Tu ...

  13. Internet Patent Search Now Available

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For the first time, anyone with access to the Internet can track the status of a U.S. public patent application as it moves through the approval process. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- For the first time, anyone with access to the Internet can track the stat ...

  14. Brit Gov't Gets Tough On Piracy

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British government has unveiled its national strategy to crack down on piracy. The government's Patent Office is co-ordinating a broad group of brand owners, customs, police and trading standards The British government has unveiled its na ...

  15. Brit Gov't Gets Tough On Piracy

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British government has unveiled its national strategy to crack down on piracy. The government's Patent Office is co-ordinating a broad group of brand owners, customs, police and trading standards The British government has unveiled its na ...

  16. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  17. Clear Channel Gets Patent For Instant Live

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acquired a U.S. patent for its Instant Live post-concert CD technology. CCE says the patent was granted "for the business method of creating and distributing conc Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has acq ...

  18. Bertelsmann Units To Pay $3M To Settle Patent Action

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST CDnow and N2K have agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a patent infringement suit brought by SightSound Technologies. The decision sets a legal precedent for SightSound to attempt to enforce its pate CDnow and N2K have agreed to pay $3.3 million ...

  19. Bertelsmann Units Pay $3M To Settle Patent Suit

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST CDnow and N2K have agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a patent infringement suit brought by SightSound Technologies. The decision sets a legal precedent for SightSound to attempt to enforce its pate CDnow and N2K have agreed to pay $3.3 million ...