Open Source Advocates Hail Appeals Court Ruling

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Free software advocates are praising a federal appeals ruling that allows greater protection for open-source software against copyright infringement. The case concerns a company, Kam Industries, that downloaded open-source code for use in a product...

Appeals court hands Google patent case setback

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Hyperphrase Technologies, LLC and Hyperphrase Incorporated had filed lawsuit in Wisconsin saying that Google Incorporated infringed on four patents used to make AutoLink and AdSense. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said...

Google Appeals Belgian Copyright Ruling

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Google Incorporated has scheduled an appeal for July 17 in its copyright dispute with Belgian newspaper publishers, although the two sides expect to request an extension while they try to resolve the conflict amicably. Copiepresse,...

Appeals court backs Apple in investor suit

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A federal appeals court this week upheld a lower court decision that Apple Computer investors cannot sue the company over the fact that the Power Mac G4 Cube and other products didn't live up to...

Appeals court overturns Eolas decision

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Microsoft on Wednesday claimed a victory in a high-profile Web browser patent dispute, as an appeals court partially reversed a lower court decision that left the software giant exposed to $565 million in damages. ...

Appeals court ponders Microsoft patent case

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A federal appeals court on Thursday wrestled with whether to overturn or uphold a lower court's $565 million judgment against Microsoft in the biggest patent dispute in Web history. The U.S. Court...

Microsoft appeals Eolas decision

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Back in August Microsoft was found guilty of infringing on Eolas patent. Earlier this week Microsoft finally filed a request to the U.S. Court of Appeals. That decision in August shook the Web. If Eolas...

DVD copy company appeals ban

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Software maker 321 Studios, which until recently offered a way to make perfect copies DVDs, said it has appealed a pair of court rulings that bars it from selling its product. Judges in...

FTC Appeals Rambus Ruling

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Staff lawyers at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission are appealing an administrative judge's decision to strike down antitrust charges against Rambus. On Friday, the FTC's Web site published a notice filed Monday by a lawyer...

Verizon appeals RIAA win

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Thanks Fotix Verizon Communications is asking an appeals court to block a court order that would reveal the identity of an alleged peer-to-peer pirate to the music industry ...

Microsoft appeals Java ruling

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Microsoft asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday to shelve a lower court order that would force it to start incorporating Sun Microsystems' Java programming language in its Windows operating system. The world's largest software...

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