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$1.3 Billion Oracle-SAP Verdict Is Biggest Ever For Software Piracy

$1.3 Billion Oracle-SAP Verdict Is Biggest Ever For Software Piracy | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

After an 11 day trial whose highlights included the hilarious “Where In The World Is HP CEO Leo Apotheker?“ the Oracle vs. SAP intellectual property case has finally ended today in a whopping $1.3 billion dollar verdict, “The largest amount ever awarded for software piracy” according to Oracle co-president Safra Catz.

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property in the Cloud

IT professionals know that handing data over to a third-party is always risky, but cloud computing creates unique concerns for IP. Here are nine tips to protect critical corporate data wherever it goes

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Amazon, Samsung, Qualcomm, Google: Intellectual Property - BusinessWeek

Amazon, Samsung, Qualcomm, Google: Intellectual Property - BusinessWeek | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

Amazon, Samsung, Qualcomm, Google: Intellectual Property - BusinessWeek -Amazon hit back with accusations that Discovery's online store infringed Amazon's patents on ways consumers refine searches for products or obtain recommendations based on prior...

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When Patent, Antitrust Worlds Collide - Wall Street Journal

When Patent, Antitrust Worlds Collide - Wall Street Journal | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
High Tech LoungeWhen Patent, Antitrust Worlds CollideWall Street JournalWhat happens, for example, if a group of companies band together to buy up patents to block a troublesome competitor?
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Europe Patent Reform Changes the Global Infringement Landscape

Europe Patent Reform Changes the Global Infringement Landscape | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
But once that happens, it may suddenly become economically feasible for software and intellectual property patent holders to challenge defendants in both the U.S. and Europe concurrently. With the perceived value of patents ...
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Yahoo, Facebook in intellectual property dispute | Macworld

Yahoo, Facebook in intellectual property dispute | Macworld | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
Yahoo is threatening action unless Facebook licenses some of its technologies, as other web and technology companies are said to have done.

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Finding Open Educational Resources « Ebrownorama's Blog

Finding Open Educational Resources « Ebrownorama's Blog | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
Finding Open Educational Resources. February 11, 2012. So, apparently the Internet has resources that I can access. But where are they? And how do I get to them? How many passwords are needed to finally be able to read the content let ...

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Zynga Sued over Patent Infringement

Zynga Sued over Patent Infringement | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

A legal complaint has been filed against social network game maker Zynga by Personalized Media Communications (PMC), saying that patented personalisation technology had been unlawfully used.

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Texas Jury Strikes Down Patent Troll’s Claim to Own the Interactive Web

Texas Jury Strikes Down Patent Troll’s Claim to Own the Interactive Web | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

TYLER, Texas — After threatening web companies for more than a decade, Michael Doyle and his patent-holding company Eolas Technologies — named after the Irish word for knowledge — may be finished.

Google, Amazon and Yahoo defeated a patent claiming ownership over online video, image rotation and search auto-complete.

 

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Apple patent shows teleprompter tool may come to iMovie and Final Cut Pro

Apple patent shows teleprompter tool may come to iMovie and Final Cut Pro | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

It's no secret that Apple gear is big in video production. The iPhone has been used to produce and edit news stories in the field, at least one Texas.

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L’Oreal, Wolf Trap, Nestle, Gingrich: Intellectual Property

L’Oreal, Wolf Trap, Nestle, Gingrich: Intellectual Property | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
L’Oreal SA, the French beauty-care company, sued the owners of Coppertone and Neutrogena, claiming their sunscreens use patented ingredients.
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Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the Next Internet Era

Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the Next Internet Era | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

In recent years, the world has witnessed several milestone events signaling the arrival of a new generation of global internet companies. Apart from the much-hyped dawn of social media, there is a much broader trend taking place, one that has outgrown the traditional boundaries of the tech sector itself. “In short,” as Marc Andreessen wrote in a recent Wall Street Journal column, “software is eating the world.” As corresponding developments are happening in China, this new era has caused and will continue to cause dramatic implications on the monitoring and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the country.

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Dow, Gevo, Google, Louboutin, Dotcom: Intellectual Property - Businessweek

Dow, Gevo, Google, Louboutin, Dotcom: Intellectual Property - Businessweek | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
Dow Chemical Co. won an appeals court ruling that upholds a $61.7 million patent-infringement verdict against Nova Chemicals Corp. from 2010 related to plastic used in grocery bags.
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Apple’s e-textbooks do not look so world-changing to educators | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Apple’s e-textbooks do not look so world-changing to educators | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

On Hack Education, Audrey Watters has a fairly long look at why Apple’s new textbook announcement may not be as revolutionary as expected.


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La justice européenne dit "non" au filtrage sur les réseaux sociaux

La justice européenne dit "non" au filtrage sur les réseaux sociaux | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
Nouvel épisode dans l'affaire qui oppose la SABAM (Société belge des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs) à Netlog. La Cour de Justice de l'Union Européenne a estimé que l’exploitant du réseau social en ligne ne pouvait être contraint de mettre en place un système de filtrage général, visant tous ses utilisateurs, pour prévenir l'usage illicite des œuvres musicales et audiovisuelles.
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European, Chinese Patent Offices Agree to Translations | Science ...

European, Chinese Patent Offices Agree to Translations | Science ... | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
The European Patent Office and State Intellectual Property Office of China agreed to make possible translations of each other's patents to the public.
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Microsoft's Android bullying revealed by Barnes & Noble - ExtremeTech

Microsoft's Android bullying revealed by Barnes & Noble - ExtremeTech | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

Microsoft's Android bullying revealed by Barnes & NobleExtremeTechMany have conjectured that Redmond's primary MO is to use its patent portfolio to generate a revenue flow from Android rather than protecting intellectual property.

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Facebook: attention aux droits d'auteur!

Facebook: attention aux droits d'auteur! | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
Vous envoyez sur Facebook une petite vidéo faite maison, et hop!: «déclaration de violation des droits d'auteur». Facebook vous met en garde: ne recommencez plus...

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How to purchase and read an eBook from the Google eBookstore on a Google Android device

In a bid to rival Apple and Amazon, Google launched its eBookstore in the UK in October last year.


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Sales of Apple iPad Halted in Two Chinese Cities as Trademark Dispute Worsens

Sales of Apple iPad Halted in Two Chinese Cities as Trademark Dispute Worsens | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

An electronics firm is bidding to block iPad imports in China after winning a copyright suit against Apple, prompting two cites to pull the popular tablets from store shelves.

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Pas de marque IPAD en Chine pour APPLE

Pas de marque IPAD en Chine pour APPLE | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

APPLE ne peut pas à ce jour commercialiser ses célèbres tablettes en Chine sous le terme « IPAD ». Ce n’est pas une problématique de politique économique qui freine l’arrivée de la célèbre tablette en Chine, mais une question de droits antérieurs.

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Intellectual Property Wars: An Outbreak of 'Nice' from Microsoft and Google

Intellectual Property Wars: An Outbreak of 'Nice' from Microsoft and Google | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

PoliticoIntellectual Property Wars: An Outbreak of 'Nice' from Microsoft and Google

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Costs, property rights top issues for U.S. firms in China:survey

Costs, property rights top issues for U.S. firms in China:survey | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Rising costs, an uncertain regulatory environment and intellectual property rights violations are among the top challenges for U.S.
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The History Of Intellectual Property And Its Influence On Our Modern World

MyIPO, more formally known as the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, and is responsible for the monitoring, protection and implementation of intellectual property rights (IPR) within the boundaries of Malaysia.
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Publishing and Intellectual Property: From Paper to Digital Format

Publishing and Intellectual Property: From Paper to Digital Format | intellectual property and information technology | Scoop.it

Digital technology and advanced telecommunications open up new ways of creating, expressing and marketing content, and have also led to the emergence of new business models. But digital technology has also brought increasing content piracy that is seriously threatening the survival of the culture industry. These new technological circumstances called for adaptation of intellectual property law, a process that was begun in Geneva in 1996.

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