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2010-09-27 11:26:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the August 2010 Supplement to Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) The main volume of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations is a convenient loose-leaf compilation of all the intellectual...

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2010-09-12 09:10:00

The computer software industry won its battle in federal court on Friday in an effort to squash sales of second-hand programs covered by widely used licensing agreements.The ruling by the 9th Circuit of Appeals raised concerns that it will encourage music labels, movie companies and book publishers to find ways around the so-called "first-sale" policy in an attempt to boost their slumping sales.The policy - or doctrine - refers to a more-than-a-century-old decision by the US Supreme Court...

2010-08-18 09:37:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fraserside Holdings Limited, a Private Media Group Company (Nasdaq: PRVT) filed a Federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court against Meta Interfaces, LLC, on Friday, August 13, 2010. Fraserside is claiming that Meta Interfaces has committed unlawful acts of copyright infringement of its movie titles and trademark infringement of its world famous PRIVATE brand in more than 250 instances. Fraserside is seeking maximum statutory damages of...

2010-08-06 13:16:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect 10, Inc., the former publisher of Perfect 10 Magazine, announced today that as a result of two recent District Court rulings in its six-year-old copyright litigation battle with Google, the rights of copyright holders and celebrities have been substantially impaired. "Copyright owners worldwide are seeing their businesses fail as a result of ongoing massive infringement, and require immediate relief from the Ninth Circuit," says Dr. Norm...

2010-07-26 18:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the U.S. Library of Congress issued exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copy Act (DMCA), CTIA-The Wireless Association® Senior Vice President and General Counsel Michael Altschul released the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "Today's decision by the Library of Congress limits the copyright...

2010-07-26 09:29:00

35 STATES IN 35 DAYS WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Copyright Alliance this summer will embark on an unprecedented 35-state road trip to meet creators at work around the country and talk with them about their endeavors and how copyright keeps them churning out the music, photography and other works their fans love. Executive Director Patrick Ross will document the road trip at the Alliance's Creators Across America site, www.copyrightalliance.org/creators. The site...

2010-07-22 08:39:00

CHAM, Switzerland, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidShare AG has won an additional appeal procedure against the film distributor Capelight Pictures. RapidShare had appealed against a preliminary injunction of the Dusseldorf Regional Court from the previous year. The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf has now reversed this preliminary injunction. The object of the dispute was the issue of whether RapidShare had undertaken all reasonable measures to counter the illegal dissemination...

2010-07-15 11:23:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bangkok Broadcasting & T.V. Co. Ltd. ("BBTV"), Thailand's foremost broadcasting corporation - popularly known as "Channel 7" - announced that on July 8, 2010, the United States District Court in the Central District of California entered a final judgment in favor of BBTV, awarding BBTV $8.3 million in damages for willful copyright and trademark infringement by IPTV Corporation (ThaiTV.tv), BKT Group and its management. The judgment followed a...

2010-06-29 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary Reprints Desk, a provider of easy and effective scientific literature licensing and re-use for life sciences customers, has entered into a sales representative agreement with Copyright Clearance...

2010-06-09 17:44:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the April 2010 Supplement to Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) The main volume, Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations, is a convenient loose-leaf compilation of all the intellectual property regulations found in C.F.R. Volume 37, plus extra materials...