Archive for category: law

Statement from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on United States Supreme Court Decision
/ June 26, 2014 5:15 am
Statement from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on United States Supreme Court Decision

Here is the statement in its entirety from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on yesterday's United States Supreme Court decision: “Today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court is a massive setback for the American consumer...". Read More

NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge
/ June 25, 2014 10:23 am
NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge

The NY Times reports that the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that Aereo, a streaming video service, violated copyright laws by "capturing broadcast signals on miniature antennas and delivering them to subscribers for a fee." . Read More

Nintendo Triumphs another Patent Battle over Wii Controls
/ June 17, 2014 2:03 pm
Nintendo Triumphs another Patent Battle over Wii Controls

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Nintendo today happily stated that it has defeated yet another corporation that had claimed the Wii was invading one of its technology patents. A federal appeals court confirmed on June 13 that a patent declared against Nintendo by Triton Tech of Texas, LLC is invalid. . Read More

Insight Venture Partners Takes Majority Interest in Security Intelligence Company FireMon
/ June 12, 2014 5:42 pm
Insight Venture Partners Takes Majority Interest in Security Intelligence Company FireMon

VentureBeat reports that Venture Capitalist firm Insight Venture Partners is taking a majority interest in cyber security purveyor FireMon, which has observed a massive 120 percent growth since Q1 of last year. FireMon focuses on software packages that manage security systems and keep customers in agreement with privacy laws. Read More

Indie Label Organizations Seek Government Interference against YouTube
/ June 9, 2014 11:43 am
Indie Label Organizations Seek Government Interference against YouTube

DigitalMusicNews reports that Indie label organizations took a stand against YouTube’s forthcoming music streaming service. They are complaining about the terms of YouTube’s agreements. Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and Sony Music Entertainment have entered deals with YouTube but the company has offered Indie labels a unappealing contract, stating they must sign it or their content will be blocked from the platform. . Read More

ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Following $2B Facebook Acquisition
/ May 22, 2014 3:49 pm
ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Following $2B Facebook Acquisition

Two months after Menlo Park-based Facebook announced its $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, Maryland-based ZeniMax Media said on Thursday it is suing the virtual reality technology firm for stealing its trade secrets and infringing its copyrights and trademarks. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, seeks an unspecified amount of damages. . Read More

LyricFind Strikes Groundbreaking Lyrics Rights Deal with Universal Music Publishing
/ May 20, 2014 3:26 pm
LyricFind Strikes Groundbreaking Lyrics Rights Deal with Universal Music Publishing

lyricfindLyricFind, the world’s leader in legal lyric solutions, today announced a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) to be the sole third party able to administer future licenses for lyrics controlled by UMPG (UMPG retains the right to do direct licenses). Read More

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