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2010-12-15 18:13:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the November 2010 Supplement to Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) The main volume of 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...

2010-12-15 12:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A copyright infringement lawsuit has been filed over rights to one of the biggest hit rap songs of recent years, "I Get Money," which was originally released as a single by recording artist Curtis Jackson, a/k/a 50 Cent, and subsequently re-released by various artists as a remix. Tyrone Simmons, a/k/a "Caliber," an aspiring 28-year-old rap artist from Atlanta, Ga., has filed suit in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York...

2010-11-19 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) applauds the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing the Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act out of committee yesterday. Sponsored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and 17 others, the bill seeks to put an end to online content that infringes on intellectual property, such as websites pirating copyrighted material and selling counterfeit...

2010-11-18 16:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, has announced the publication of the 2010 Cumulative Supplement to Trademark Infringement Remedies. This treatise and its supplement are published by BNA Books, a division of BNA, in cooperation with the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Intellectual Property Law. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) A trademark is often a...

2010-11-03 13:11:00

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SoundExchange, the non-profit performance rights organization authorized to collect royalties for the digital performance of sound recordings, and RightsFlow, a leading licensing and royalty service provider, announced a new joint initiative to identify hundreds of recording artists collectively owed over $1 million in royalties. Starting recently, RightsFlow began reaching out to artists for whom SoundExchange has collected royalties...

2010-10-26 00:01:44

Documents Filed in United States District Court Southern District of New York, Case 1:10-cv-07415-NRB New York and Seattle (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 ivi TV, the online cable TV system, announced today that it has filed documents (United States District Court Southern District of New York, Case 1:10-cv-07415-NRBa) reaffirming its legal position as an entity paying broadcasters under the Copyright Act, just like other cable operators. Commenting on the filing, ivi TV CEO and founder Todd...

2010-10-07 17:40:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MovingHelp.com, the first Internet-based marketplace for moving labor services, today announced a resolution of its two-year legal dispute with competitor Hire a Helper. The dispute arose when Michael Glanz, who founded Hire a Helper after being expelled for "hacking" his educational institution, became a Moving Helper® affiliate and gained access to Moving Help® proprietary and confidential information and business...

2010-10-06 14:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2010 Supplement to Copyright Law Deskbook, which expertly addresses the law and practice of copyright. This single-volume text aims to be useful, rather than monumental, focusing on particular disputes and rendering details specific to legal questions decided by the courts, allowing practitioners to determine which cases are...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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