Category: Business Litigation

Los Angeles Copyright Infringement Attorney | Having Already Targeted Search Ranking Results, Google Discusses Blocking Money to Piracy Sites

In an April 2011 RT video, host Alyona Minkoski discusses Google’s plans to censor “pirate sites,” or websites that profit by providing illegal material. While those plans were an attempt to hurt pirate sites by ranking them low in search results, a United Kingdom newspaper recently reported that Google is now planning to implement even

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Los Angeles Business Litigation Lawyer | Good Seed Makes Good Patent Infringement Lawsuits?

A PBS NewsHour segment recently discussed two patent law cases the US Supreme Court will be hearing this session, with both decisions possibly having profound implications for intellectual property rights. On February 19, the high court heard arguments in Bowman v. Monsanto Co., and oral arguments in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. are scheduled for

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Los Angeles Copyright Infringement Lawyer | Music, Movies and Lawsuits

A trailer for the documentary “The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard” (or “TPB AFK”), which was recently released online. The film is about the 2009 Swedish trial of the four founders of “The galaxy’s most resilient BitTorrent site.” Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm and Carl Lundström were all found guilty of copyright infringement and were sentenced

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Los Angeles Business Litigation Lawyer | ‘Kurt the CyberGuy’ Files Old-Fashioned Lawsuit Against KTLA, Other TV Stations

According to the Hollywood Reporter, KTLA-TV’s Knutsson started his relationship with the station in 1995 after establishing himself as an expert reporter on technology. Within two years, his reports were being syndicated to about two dozen other TV stations across the country. Knutsson signed a five-year deal with KTLA in 2008, but the CyberGuy claims

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Los Angeles Copyright Infringement Lawyer | Will Dispute Over Song Rights Mean ‘Crying Time’ for the Ray Charles Foundation?

In a 1986 interview with Fortune magazine, investor and philanthropist Warren Buffet said that the “perfect amount” of money for parents to leave their children is “enough money so that they would feel they could do anything, but not so much that they could do nothing.” Before musician Ray Charles died in 2004, the singer gathered most

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Los Angeles Business Litigation Lawyer | Appeals Court Says Companies Fighting Over Toys Are Acting Like Children

In an April 2011 Associated Press video, University of Southern California intellectual property law expert Jack Lerner summarizes some of the issues in a long-running dispute between rival toy makers Mattel, Inc. and MGA Entertainment, Inc. over the billion-dollar Bratz doll line. Mattel first filed a lawsuit in 2004, alleging that the designer of the toys, Carter

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