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Italian media company sues YouTube

Italian media company Mediaset announced on Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit against YouTube and owner Google, alleging that the video-sharing site distributed and exploited its commercial property. Mediaset alleges that it found... More...

Company patents wishlists, sues almost everyone

Florida based company "Channel Intelligence" filed for patent infringement on Tuesday against multitude of people and companies that offer "wishlists". Specifically, the wishlists in question are lists of desired products from the defendant's websites that... More...

eBay sues Craigslist

The online auction giant eBay is suing the popular internet community ad site Craigslist to "safeguard its four-year financial investment". In a statement, eBay claimed that in January, Craigslist executives took actions that "unfairly diluted... More...

MPAA sues website linking to pirated movies

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has sued Pullmylink.com, a website featuring links to free - and allegedly pirated - movies and TV shows, claiming the site promotes and profits from copyright infringement. The... More...

MPAA sues Cinematube, Ssupload

The Motion Picture Association of America has filed a suit in the U.S. District Court of Los Angeles against Cinematube and Ssupload, saying both web sites facilitate copyright infringement. The MPAA accuses the sites of... More...

Verizon Wireless Sues FCC

Verizon Wireless has launched an appeal against the Federal Communication Commission's final rules for the upcoming auction of radio spectrum, saying the rules establishing so-called open-access conditions are arbitrary and capricious. In a filing to... More...

Beijing Software Company Sues Blizzard

In a lawsuit disclosed just today, Beijing-based software company Founder Group has filed a lawsuit against Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of the "World of Warcraft," and WoW's local operator in China for allegedly using its... More...

Porn Site Sues Microsoft

Apparently not content after losing legal battles with both Amazon's A9 and Google, soft-core porn site Perfect 10 filed last Tuesday in a California district court against Microsoft's MSN search engine, alleging that the engine... More...

Eminem's Music Publisher Sues Apple

The publisher of Eminem's music has filed a federal lawsuit against computer giant Apple Inc. for selling downloads of his songs without permission. Apple has an agreement with Universal Music Group, the record company that... More...

China firm sues Google over name

A Chinese firm is suing the internet giant Google over its Chinese name, saying it is too much like its own name and is harming its business. Google's Chinese subsidiary has transliterated its name to... More...

Certicom Corporation sues Sony Corporation

Toronto-based encryption development company Certicom Corp. has initiated litigation against Sony Corporation, and related Sony companies, for patent infringement. Products affected include Playstation 3, DVD players, VAIO personal computers and certain high definition TV models... More...

Microsoft sues alleged stock scammers

Microsoft has quietly filed lawsuits against at least three alleged perpetrators who the software giant says used its MSN Hotmail networks to promote stocks. Hotmail has "received large volumes of unsolicited commercial e-mail messages" promoting... More...

Take-Two Sues Jack Thompson

With Miami attorney Jack Thompson threatening to file suit to block the release of Grand Theft Auto 4 and Manhunt 2, Take Two has petitioned the United States District Court for the Southern District of... More...

Google sues Polish poets over gmail.pl

Izabela Krawczyk of GMAiL (Grupa Młodych Artystów i Literatów), which in English translates to "Group of Young Artists and Writers", told AFP that Google had turned to the country's IT and telecommunications tribunal to try... More...

Universal sues video-sharing websites

Universal Music, the world's largest record company, has launched the established media industry's first legal action against user-generated internet sites in the wake of its distribution deal last week with YouTube, the most popular video-sharing... More...

BPI Sues AllofMP3 Download Service

The British Phonographic Industry has sued the Russian MP3 download site, AllofMP3. The British Phonographic Industry is an organization much like the Recording Industry Association of America. The UK High Court has also... More...

Symantec Sues Microsoft

It was bound to happen sooner or later but security firm Symantec is taking legal action against Microsoft accusing it of misusing its technology the BBC reports. Symantec is angry and alleges that Microsoft improperly... More...

RIAA Sues XM Radio Over Portable Device

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The recording industry on Tuesday sued XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., alleging its Inno device that can store music infringes on copyrights and transforms a passive radio experience into the equivalent... More...

Lucent Sues Microsoft Again

Lucent is suing Microsoft again, claiming that the Goliath's Xbox 360 is infringing on David's Patent No. 5,227,878. A classic tale indeed, because when someone allegedly breaches your "Adaptive Coding and Decoding of Frames and... More...

Jews for Jesus Sues Google over Blog

Christian evangelical group Jews for Jesus is suing Google Inc., saying a Weblog hosted through the Internet search leader's Blogspot service infringes its trademark. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York Wednesday,... More...

Texas Sues Sony Over Rootkit

Under its new anti-spyware law, the State of Texas has sued Sony BMG Music Entertainment, on the grounds that its much-maligned XCP anti-piracy software included on numerous recent releases has left customers' computers open to... More...

Sony sues Lik-Sang - Again

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has begun legal proceedings against Hong-Kong's Lik-Sang, the gaming hardware exporter said today. SCEE's move is specifically intended to prevent Lik-Sang from selling PlayStation Portable handheld consoles... More...

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