- 2015 Apr 22
Global Piracy Ring Handed Judgment
A United States federal court has found the operators of a massive global piracy ring liable for intentionally infringing copyrights, awarding the maximum damages allowed under U.S. law.
- 2014 Nov 17
Digital Rights Management
"You don’t have to be an Internet pirate to think that certain publishers’ DRM provisions verge on the overzealous," says the 'Guardian.'
- 2014 Nov 06
Jury Orders B&N To Pay $1.3M
A New York federal jury has awarded Adrea LLC $1.3 million for Barnes & Nobles's infringement of two e-book technology patents.
- 2014 Nov 04
Sherlock Holmes Belongs to Us All
Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective (and Benedict Cumberbatch's famous alter ego), is in the public domain, after the Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by Doyle's estate.
- 2014 Oct 27
Copyright Law and Amazon
"Ill-conceived" copyright regulations give Amazon excessive power, to the detriment of publishers, authors, and the reading public, by locking consumers into Kindle's book platform, making it hard for new e-book platforms to gain traction, says Timothy B. Lee at Vox.
- 2014 Aug 05
Doyle Estate Slammed Again
Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner knocks the Doyle estate's license demands as "a form of extortion" and celebrates author Leslie Klinger for performing a "public service."
- 2014 Jul 18
Holmes and the Battle Over Rights
Heirs to the literary rights of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle suffered a setback yesterday when the Supreme Court refused to hear an "emergency petition" over a writer using the characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson in a new book.
- 2011 Jun 23
Apple may lose its suit against Amazon over the name "App Store." PaidContent has some analysis.