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Authors Sue U.S. Universities for Copyright Infringement
2011-09-14 04:59:18

  Five American universities participating in a program to digitize books are being sued by authors in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia, claiming that they have obtained unauthorized scans of millions of copyright-protected manuscripts, various media outlets reported Tuesday. Telegraph reporter Nick Allen reports that the lawsuit, which was filed in Manhattan, claims that the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, the University of California, Indiana...

2011-08-02 19:36:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neology, a pioneer of passive RFID technology today announced it has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Federal Signal and Sirit, a unit of Federal Signal Technologies Group, for patent infringement of multiple claims in six Neology patents. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110802/LA46390LOGO) The lawsuit demands that Federal Signal and related companies immediately and permanently stop directly or indirectly making,...

2011-07-30 00:01:05

The Copyright Law Group, based in Fairfax, Virginia, assists those who are implicated in copyright infringement. The representation involves filing subpoenas to prevent the disclosure of a user's identity, litigation, and possibly resolving the matter out of court. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Law firms are conducting wide-ranging litigation and other enforcement campaigns against those who download movies and other copyrighted works without permission. News reports claim that 14,000...

2011-07-14 09:07:00

NEW YORK, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- I Wanna Be On®, the innovative social media research and production company, is reaching out to copyright holders for them to consider granting an innovative literary license that will allow new uses for their characters and related creative elements into derivative entertainment and media projects. Vincent Presti, a practicing attorney, has recently noticed a surge in copyright litigation regarding permissible and impermissible...

2011-07-07 12:45:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A copyright infringement lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey-Newark against Grammy-winning R&B artist and songwriter John Legend in connection with his 2006 album Once Again and his song Maxine's Interlude, which has enjoyed consistent sales and been publicly performed by Legend continuously since its initial release that year. (Docket number 2:11-cv-03849-SDW - MCA, United States District Court, District of...

2011-06-10 11:25:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the April 2011 Supplement to Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) 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...

2011-05-04 12:12:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of artists in music and film have sued CBS Interactive Inc. and CNET Networks, Inc. for mass-scale copyright infringement today in Los Angeles federal court. This lawsuit is based on the defendants' direct participation in massive copyright infringement on peer-to-peer ("P2P") systems, such as LimeWire, that are used to copy and distribute songs, films and other artistic works. LimeWire and its principals have already been found...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.