U.S. Patent Office

  1. Exclusive: Clear Channel Working on Song-Swapping Technology

    May 09, 2013 1:38 PM EDT Clear Channel is working on a technology that would replace songs in streamed content with a different song while accounting for the different in song lengths, according to a patent application recently filed with the U.S. Patent Office. Clear C ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. U.S. Announces STOP, IP Initiative

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Four top officials of the Bush administration announced Oct. 4 an initiative to crack down on the global theft of U.S. intellectual property. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Four top officials of the Bush administration announced Oct. 4 an initiative to crack ...

  4. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...