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Google asks U.S. Supreme Court to enter Oracle copyright fight

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to wade into contentious litigation against Oracle Corp and reverse a lower court ruling that found parts of the Java programming language subject to copyright protection. The request … Continue reading

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Turtles band members win copyright dispute against Sirius XM

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge has sided with members of the 1960s band the Turtles in their dispute with Sirius XM Holdings Inc, ruling the satellite radio provider infringed on copyrights by airing their pre-1972 songs without paying royalties. Reuters: … Continue reading

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‘Deep Throat’ production company loses ‘Lovelace’ copyright case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The owners of the rights to the famed pornographic film “Deep Throat” have lost a lawsuit accusing the producers of the 2013 biopicture “Lovelace” of copyright infringement. Reuters: Entertainment News

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RBS settles copyright lawsuit after U.S. judge blocks software’s use

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement allowing it to use a key piece of software in its trade finance business that a U.S. Terms of … Continue reading

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Ex-MP3tunes chief held liable in music copyright case

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – The former chief executive of bankrupt online music storage firm MP3tunes was found liable Wednesday for infringing copyrights for sound recordings, compositions and cover art owned by record companies and music publishers once … Continue reading

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Ex-MP3tunes chief held liable in music copyright case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The former chief executive of bankrupt online music storage firm MP3tunes was found liable Wednesday for infringing copyrights for sound recordings, compositions and cover art owned by record companies and music publishers once part of EMI … Continue reading

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Google, Viacom settle YouTube copyright lawsuit

Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission. The settlement was announced 11 months after U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton … Continue reading

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U.S. justices referee ‘Raging Bull’ copyright fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices sparred on Tuesday over how to resolve a copyright dispute concerning an early screenplay for what became the iconic boxing movie “Raging Bull.” Reuters: Entertainment News

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Group of China Internet firms say to sue Baidu over copyright violations

BEIJING (Reuters) – A group including Chinese Internet firms Tencent Holdings and Sohu.Com Inc as well as a top U.S. film industry body said on Wednesday it is seeking 300 million yuan ($ 49.2 million) in damages from China's Baidu … Continue reading

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Marvel, writer agree to settle Ghost Rider copyright suit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Marvel Comics has agreed to settle a lawsuit by a comic book writer who sued the publisher over the copyright to the flaming-skulled character Ghost Rider. Reuters: Entertainment News

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