U.S. broadcaster NBC filed a lawsuit on Monday against cable network E! Entertainment Television over E!’s right to broadcast a five-part collection of clips from comedy variety series “Saturday Night Live.”
Studios say bankrupt cable company failed to pay for film and sportscasting rights.
Several other lawsuits are pending in battle over technology used to lay fiber-optic cables.
Landmark case, which pits copyright owners against internet service providers, turns on whether ISPs are liable for what users do online.
Cable company asks judge to delay order after she refuses to block subpoena.
Provisions cover folk literature, network information distribution, radio and television broadcasting and certain artworks.
Revamped treaty to take account of technological developments including distribution over cable and internet.
"Broadcast flag" system simply will not work, say scientists who have examined plans for anti-piracy devices.
RIM had sought stay until USPTO completes reexamination of patents at heart of dispute over Blackberry wireless devices.
Controversial decision would block online piracy of digital TV broadcasts.
Dispute concerns technology enabling roaming across multiple active networks.
Radio operator was accused of unauthorized performance of songs represented by music rights organization.
Radio stations must pay royalties to recording companies and composers when their broadcasts are simultaneously streamed over the internet.
Patent suit concerned wireless antenna technologies.
System would allow consumers to download songs onto a mobile phone and share them without breaking copyright laws.