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FCC Chairman voices ‘concerns‘ about US phone unlocking ban, says he’ll look into it. Apple patent application reveals a camera with built-in privacy filter. Judge upholds FaceTime patent verdict against Apple, orders royalties to boot. Cablevision files antitrust suit against Viacom over programming [...]Continue Reading →
Yet Another Court Says IP Addresses Are Not Enough To Positively Identify Infringers. Fox sues Dish again over the Hopper, this time over place-shifting, not ad-skipping. Apple patent app describes flexible, wearable, watch-like AMOLED device. White House threatens trade sanctions for countries found cyber-snooping. Google [...]Continue Reading →
Although the Amish attacks were brazen, victims were initially reluctant to come forward, in part because the Amish community is insulated from mainstream society
The JETlaw Blog typically focuses on the cutting edge of technological innovation and the laws that govern it. Today, however, we are going to take a moment to remind ourselves that technology cannot solve all [...]Continue Reading →
Path settles with the FTC over contact privacy violations. US DOJ asks FCC to defer Sprint/Softbank merger. Judge Koh rules that Samsung did not willingly infringe Apple’s patents (pdf) Apple trademarks its retail store design. How Newegg crushed the “shopping cart” patent and [...]Continue Reading →
Steve Jobs threatened patent suit to enforce no-hiring plicy. Court approves Kodak financing, could exit bankruptcy by mid-2013. Google stands up for Gmail users, requires cops to get a warrant. Online gamers say “gaymer” trademark has to go. FCC approves new “secret” wireless network for [...]Continue Reading →
Obama signs bill to allow Netflix users to share videos via Facebook. Buffy vs. Edward youtube video removed, even though it is a perfect example of “fair use.” Court decisions show why copyright assignment provisions should be strictly worded. Judge approves Apple and Google’s purchase of over [...]Continue Reading →
HTC and Apple settle patent issues, enter 10-year licensing deal. Might this be the end of the patent wars? Judge agrees to consider Samsung’s accusations of juror misconduct in Apple patent trial. Judge denies Fox injunction against Dish’s ad-skipping DVR. Google infringes old Lycos search [...]Continue Reading →
Election 2012 – where do the candidates stand on technology issues? FTC is in favor of suing Google for antitrust violations. Cell phone donations have increased their impact in the Presidential Race. Contrary to many internet stories, Apple’s court loss in Mexico does not prevent [...]Continue Reading →
On November 2, 2012 By Jacob Schumer November 2, 2012
As many of you have probably heard, this week an Italian court convicted six scientists for manslaughter based on a “falsely reassuring” evaluation regarding the risk of an earthquake in the town of L’Aquila. The sentence included 6 years in prison and payment of $10 million in court costs and damages.
The scientists [...]Continue Reading →
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