Sci-Hub, For or Against Copyright?
Feb26

Sci-Hub, For or Against Copyright?

Back in 2015, there was a case that brought up a conflict between Sections 106 A and B, and Section 107 of the US Copyright Act. Elsevier an online publishing giant had filed a complaint in the New York District Court against several online groups which pirated and distributed for free, articles belongong to Elsevier. These articles were protected by a paywall and were pirated and published without permission. Now, the Copyright does...

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Uber Promotions vs. Uber
Feb20

Uber Promotions vs. Uber

The Trademark Court of Florida on the 18th 0f this month has adjuged a seemingly impossible order. Uber Promotions, the plaintiff, had a filed a case against Uber taxi hailing services for infringing the trademark the plaintiff has been using since 2006 in Gainesville, Florida. Uber promotions runs its business in event planning, model ageny and many others including transportation services. The plaintiff came to know of the existance...

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Wicker Park’s Piece Pizzeria Sued for Copyright Infringement
Feb20

Wicker Park’s Piece Pizzeria Sued for Copyright Infringement

BMI, Sony, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, all Plaintiffs to the claim are suing Wicker Park’s Piece Pizzeria for Copyright Infringement filed in the US District Court on the 17th, this month. The act dates back to August 23rd, 2015. Owner, Bill Jacobs, of Piece Pizza has been alleged to have played a public performance without license or permission, of songs ‘Crazy’ by Willie Nelson;...

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Apple, Verizon and AT & T sued for Alleged Patent Infringement
Feb20

Apple, Verizon and AT & T sued for Alleged Patent Infringement

On February 9th, 2016, Voip-Pal.com, Inc filed a lawsuit against Verizon Wireless Services, LLC, Verizon Communications Inc., AT&T, Inc., and AT&T Corp. in the United States District Court, District of Nevada. Owner Emil Malak sued the three telco companies for over $7 Billion on basis of a calculated average (as below) for infringing his Patents. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol technology used in texts, phone...

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Immersion sues Apple for Patent Infringement
Feb14

Immersion sues Apple for Patent Infringement

  Apple is on its way to develop the perspective of the world on haptic feedback, a new technology of tactile sensors on electronic devices; like the one available on the Force Touch on the Apple Watch and the newer MacBooks, as well as the 3D Touch technology on the recent iPhones. However, this landed Apple in a lawsuit. Immersion, a company that develops and licenses haptic touch feedback filed a lawsuit against Apple for...

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