"The DMCA's unintended consequences on our rights to modify and repair the electronics we buy, and to remix and make fair use of copyright content could easily be fixed as part of a larger Copyright reform act."
Florida's House subcommittee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would make posting revenge porn a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine, which could set a powerful precedent.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the "Right to Know Act 2013," which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.
Editor's Pick Here's the brief tech companies filed with the Supreme Court -- and the exact reason these business say they do support same-sex marriage.
Editor's Pick 3D printing is moving fast, and existing copyright law is having a rough time keeping up.
Editor's Pick "Prosecutors do not acknowledge nuance," Watt told me today. "They turn everything into a very clear-cut moral issue, where everything is nicely packaged into a premeditated act."
Guest Post Here are a few tips on how to save on startup legal costs while still getting the job done right.
Jurify launches today with an ambitious goal to convince non-lawyers and lawyers to offload their expertise into a database of free legal information.
One billion dollars? It may sound like a lot, especially with your pinky finger nestled next to your lips. But it's $700 million too little, says Apple.
Consider yourself preemptively re-served, Apple. At least Samsung had the good grace to wait until the phone was announced, unlike one Chinese company.
On the eve of their patent trial's closing arguments, the chief executives of Apple and Samsung spoke with one another -- as the judge ordered them to -- but failed to come to an agreement.
Samsung's Galaxy is bigger, lighter, and constructed with a plastic back. Apple's iPhone 4s is smaller, heavier, and glassy/metallic. But that didn't stop Susan Kare, the designer of the original Mac icon set, from confusing the two.
Never has the question “Do you use an iPhone?” been so important.
In a Silicon Valley court today, Apple and Samsung are facing off in one of the most significant trials of the extensive iOS-Android legal battles. Apple is seeking …
Neither Apple nor Samsung can agree on what their rival’s patents are worth. That was the outcome of a last-minute court-ordered discussion chief executive Tim Cook and his Korean counterpart held last week, Reuters reported this morning.
Just days from …
Kodak moments are in short supply right now.
The former photography giant has almost struck out with its bid to prove that Apple infringes on image-preview technologies that the bankrupt century-old company says it invented.
Strike one: January 2011, the
When is being uncool cool? For Samsung, it’s when it gets you out of a potentially nasty legal battle with Apple.
U.K. Judge Colin Birss ruled today that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Android tablets don’t infringe on the iPad because they’re …
You can once again forget about bankrupt Chinese company Proview. Apple has finally settled its long-running iPad trademark dispute with the company for $60 million, Bloomberg reports.
Apple purchased rights to the iPad name in China from Proview’s Taiwanese arm …
In the convoluted case of the botched Facebook IPO, the story goes that the social network’s underwriters, with guidance from a Facebook executive, reduced their 2012 earnings estimates, shared that material information with a few, preferred investors, and let institutional …
With the economy still in the doldrums, our political leaders are desperate to find ways to boost economic growth. Innovation and entrepreneurship are among the most obvious pathways to a solution. Both were the subject of a hearing held by …
Clio, a cloud-based project management service for individual lawyers and small law practices, announced Monday it has raised $6 million in its second round of funding. Acton Capital Partners and Point Nine Capital led the series B round.
“Clio provides …