Property

  1. RIAA, Other Groups Bend Copyright Czar's Ear

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With the request for comments to help the U.S. shape its “Joint Strategic Plan” on intellectual property due today, U.S. copyright organizations are urging the federal government to bolster its efforts to protect intellectual property and protect ...

  2. Spanish Societies Reject Concerns Over Anti-Piracy Law

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Four Spanish collecting societies have dismissed a report by the district attorney's office's advisory body, the Fiscal Council, which gives a damning assessment of the government's proposed anti-download legislation. The Fiscal Cou ...

  3. IP Bill Introduced In Senate

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A bipartisan group of senators introduced new legislation on Capitol Hill to address intellectual property rights enforcement. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) and George Voinovich (R-Ohio) today (July 24) ...

  4. Virgin To Close Two Stores, Open One

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Entertainment Group North America will close two superstores and open one new specialty store. The new store is a 3,000 square-foot specialty store at the Hollywood Bowl next month. At about the same time, VEGNA will close its Chicago and S ...

  5. Legal Matters

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fighting intellectual property theft is still high on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Justice. Its Task Force on Intellectual Property released its first formal progress report. Read Susan Butler Fighting intellectual property theft is still ...

  6. Intellectual Property Rights Campaign Launched

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT he Canadian Recording Industry Assn. in Toronto launched a national campaign Sept. 29 to protect and promote respect for intellectual property. The plan comes in advance of public hearings later this TORONTO -- The Canadian Recording Industry Assn ...

  7. Intellectual Property Rights Campaign Launched

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT National plan in preparation for fall hearings. The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. in Toronto launched a national campaign today (Sept. 29) to protect and promote respect for intellectual property. The plan comes in advance of public hearings l ...

  8. Behind the Deal: An Interview with David Israelite, Intellectual Property Task Force Chairman

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Department of Justice in March 2004 launched the Intellectual Property Task Force to examine enforcement and explore ways to further protect copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. The U.S. Department of Justice in March 2004 l ...

  9. Ashcroft Holds Student IP Forum

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Event aims to educate on copyright issues. A week after recommending ramped-up enforcement against intellectual property theft, Attorney General John Ashcroft hosted an educational forum for more than 100 students in Washington, D.C. Participants ...

  10. IP Task Force Report Released

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorney General John Ashcroft has approved the recommendations of the Department of Justice's Intellectual Property Task Force, which was formed last March to examine intellectual-property issues. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Attorney General John As ...

  11. Ashcroft OKs Major IP Crime Crackdown

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DOJ to bow 'most aggessive' efforts ever. Artists and labels can look forward to ramped up efforts by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to go after major copyright infringers. Attorney General John Ashcroft announced today (Oct. 12) that h ...