RIAA says appointment of director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to anti-piracy post reflects increasing sophistication of criminal ventures.
Microsoft lawyers threaten legal action over Lindows trademark in Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Sweden.
International Trade Commission cites federal court decision that found technology did not violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Ruling in high-profile Linux lawsuit forces SCO to produce source code and detail how it believes IBM has infringed its intellectual property.
Two top executives at the world's second-largest PC chipset maker are charged with industrial espionage and copyright violations.
SimpleTech agrees to take royalty-bearing license under Lexar's patents for its sales of Memory Stick products.
Popular search engine seeks a declaratory judgment that its policy regarding the sale of keyword-triggered advertising does not constitute trademark infringement.
Controversial decision awarded $520 million to inventor over patent for calling programs from the internet.
Landmark case, which pits copyright owners against internet service providers, turns on whether ISPs are liable for what users do online.
Several other lawsuits are pending in battle over technology used to lay fiber-optic cables.
Group asks judge to rule that activists who posted documents about security of voting machines did not violate copyright laws.
Critics fear U.S. will force through DMCA-style legislation as part of talks over free trade agreement.
SiGen ordered to pay $5 million in damages, but court invalidates five of the six claims on Soitec's patent for wafer layer-transfer technology.
Call-center software provider drops lawsuit against Texas rival after losing preliminary injunction proceeding over trademark.
Music industry to seek support from film and computer games companies in call for federal inquiry on copyright enforcement.
In a decision seen as favoring the music industry, District Judge grants RIAA’s request to move venue to Washington, D.C.
Appelate judge challenges Intel claim at hearing with $100 million at stake.
Revised language would strip patents from legislation and remove criminal sanctions for copyright infringement.
Following intense lobbying activity, European Union ministers decide to put off vote on controversial patent legislation until September 2004.
E-learning companies settle claims and DigitalThink agrees to license IP Learn's technology.