MPAA Blasts Google Comment On ITC's Digital-Content Policy

Law360, Los Angeles (February 11, 2014, 7:03 PM EST) -- The Motion Picture Association of America Inc. on Monday took aim at a Google Inc. submission to the U.S. International Trade Commission that asked the agency to recognize only physical objects — and not digital materials — as “articles” that can violate patents and trademarks under a definition in the Tariff Act.

The MPAA argued that Google itself referred to its software offerings as though they were tangible products on its own website, citing that as evidence that digital music, movie and other media files should...
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