Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store

Comments Off on Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store Written by on July 25, 2011 | Posted in IP Licensing News

Print this postMoves by Amazon, Google, and the Wall Street Journal today to modify their applications on the Apple App Store suggest that Apple is taking steps to enforce its new royalty policies on companies selling on its App Store. In my recent posting to the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog, I report on this […]

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Ruling Which Affirms Rights in an Exclusive License to Joint Intellectual Property

Print this postI just spent about five hours on the phone with multiple clients over the last few weeks explaining to them the ins and outs of exclusively licensing joint intellectual property, so I was pleased to see the decision of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation v. Xenon […]

Associated Press Interview Offers Some Insight on its Plans to Police Blogosphere

Comments Off on Associated Press Interview Offers Some Insight on its Plans to Police Blogosphere Written by on June 4, 2009 | Posted in Content Licensing, Copyright Infringement, IP Licensing News

Print this postAs the Silicon Valley IP Licensing Blog has been reporting, the Associated Press has already initiated an effort to impose its view of what constitutes fair use on the blogosphere. However, I came across today an interesting interview by Ars Technica, which offers some insight on how the Associated Press plans to go […]

Blogosphere Reacts to Licensing Terms for Amazon’s New Kindle Publishing for Blogs

Comments Off on Blogosphere Reacts to Licensing Terms for Amazon’s New Kindle Publishing for Blogs Written by on May 26, 2009 | Posted in Commercialization of Intellectual Property, Content Licensing, Copyright Infringement, IP Licensing News

Print this postAmazon has just released the beta of its new Kindle Publishing for Blogs, and the blogosphere is starting to react to Amazon’s new licensing terms in its terms and conditions. What are bloggers saying? Well, the early consensus seems to be that while the concept of blog content licensing to Kindle is good, […]

Copyright Reform: Is it Time to Take Patent Reform Off the Table and Work on Copyright Reform?

Comments Off on Copyright Reform: Is it Time to Take Patent Reform Off the Table and Work on Copyright Reform? Written by on November 12, 2008 | Posted in IP Legislation, IP Licensing Litigation, IP Licensing News, Music Licensing

Print this postGiven where we are on the patent reform debate, is it time to move patent reform off the table and work on copyright reform? If you haven’t heard many calls for this lately, you are not alone, but according to Wired, Judge Miriam Hall Patel, who presided over the Napster case has had […]

Yahoo Music to Shut Down Service, Issue Refunds to Customers

Comments Off on Yahoo Music to Shut Down Service, Issue Refunds to Customers Written by on July 29, 2008 | Posted in IP Licensing News, Music Licensing

Print this postYahoo Music has advised its customers that it will be shutting down its digital rights management (“DRM”) service on September 30, 2008, but will be issuing refunds to customers who request them, reported Techspot. According to Techspot, Yahoo Music has decided to shut down its DRM licensing service in order to become part […]

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