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Another Request for Arbitration Rejected, Kleiner Vows to Appeal

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Ms. Pao (Photo: Kleiner Perkins) Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination case: Still headed for the courtroom. Eventually. Maybe. When last we checked in with the legal wrangling over Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn had rejected the storied VC firm’s arguments for arbitration...
Another Request for Arbitration Rejected, Kleiner Vows to Appeal

Activision, Infinity Ward settle long-standing legal dispute

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Just as the long-simmering legal issues between Call of Duty publisher Activision and former members of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward seemed headed to trial early next month, the parties have apparently reached a mutually agreed-upon out-of-court settlement. "All parties have reached a settlement in the dispute, the terms of...
Activision, Infinity Ward settle long-standing legal dispute

Verizon Refuses to Identify Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

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Last fall, John Wiley and Sons became the first book publisher to go after BitTorrent users in the US. By filing a mass-BitTorrent lawsuit the company became one of the many copyright holders who together have sued a quarter million people in the country since early 2010. In recent months,...
Verizon Refuses to Identify Alleged BitTorrent Pirates

A Brief History of Past Apple Leaks, and What Apple Did About Them

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Is Gizmodo’s “big reveal” of the next-generation iPhone–weeks or months before Apple planned to let Steve Jobs do the job–unprecedented?  Yeah, pretty much. Products from other companies show up prematurely all the time (here’s a look at HP’s slate PC). But I can’t remember a site anyone pays attention to...
A Brief History of Past Apple Leaks, and What Apple Did About Them

Australian Research Organization Settles Wi-Fi Patent Litigation

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Australia's scientific research organization has reached an out-of-court settlement with 23 technology companies that will now pay to license its wireless local......
Australian Research Organization Settles Wi-Fi Patent Litigation

Samsung exec rejects chance of post-HTC talks with Apple

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Despite recent developments, Samsung still doesn't intend to negotiate for an out-of-court settlement with Apple, says the head of Samsung's mobile and IT division, Shin Jong-kyun. "It may be true that HTC may have agreed to pay 300 billion won [$276 million US] to Apple, but we don't intend to...
Samsung exec rejects chance of post-HTC talks with Apple

HTC settlement may pay Apple $8 per phone, act as blueprint for Samsung & Motorola

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Apple's out-of-court settlement with rival smartphone maker HTC is expected to give Apple a net licensing fee of as much as $8 per phone, and may also serve as a blueprint for future deals with Samsung and Motorola....
HTC settlement may pay Apple $8 per phone, act as blueprint for Samsung & Motorola
Apple will pay $2.25M to settle misleading 4G iPad claims in Australia

Sharp to pay near $200M to Dell, others to settle TFT case

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Sharp reaches out-of-court settlement with Dell and two other companies, ending ongoing case over its thin-film-transistor business in North America and Europe. [Read more]...
Sharp to pay near $200M to Dell, others to settle TFT case

Ireland's Largest ISP Wants Country-Wide Three-Strikes Piracy Response

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Ireland’s largest ISP, which once resisted calls to act against illegal downloaders, has told paidContent its competitors should now join it in threatening persistent offenders with disconnection. “Eircom is of the view that these obligations are part of a role that all responsible companies must serve,” Eircom’s consumer managing...
Ireland's Largest ISP Wants Country-Wide Three-Strikes Piracy Response

Steve Jobs' Yacht Impounded in $3.6 Million Dispute Over Design Fee

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DutchNews.nl reports on articles from the Dutch media noting that Steve Jobs' yacht Venus, which launched nearly two months ago, has been impounded by authorities due to a dispute with famed French designer Philippe Starck over design fees for the ship.Baliffs boarded the brand new yacht Venus last Wednesday with...
Steve Jobs' Yacht Impounded in $3.6 Million Dispute Over Design Fee

Oracle and Google will go to trial

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After trying to give an out-of-court settlement one last chance, it is definite that Google and Oracle will now go to trial. [Read more]...
Oracle and Google will go to trial

Music Wars: Spotify Heading For Ireland And Oz As Rdio Gears Up In Europe

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Two of the subscription-music space’s main players are set to launch in several new markets, as the segment’s many budding exponents race to go global. paidContent understands Spotify is soon to announce its expansion to Ireland. Australian launch will also be announced next week. Meanwhile, competitor Rdio has moved...
Music Wars: Spotify Heading For Ireland And Oz As Rdio Gears Up In Europe

Fighting Proview in Shanghai court, Apple highlights iPad’s benefits to China’s economy

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An important update as a Shaghai court hearing this morning confronted Shenzen, China-based LCD display maker Proview  and Apple of California, the maker of the widely popular iPad tablet. The high-profile hearing drew more than a hundred reporters. As you know, Proview is dreaming about a multi-billion dollar settlement for...
Fighting Proview in Shanghai court, Apple highlights iPad’s benefits to China’s economy
The iPad is too big to ban in China, authorities tell Proview

Apple, Samsung execs spar over patent values

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Executives from Samsung and Apple have reportedly failed to come to an agreement over the value of each other's patents, leaving little hope for an out-of-court settlement ahead of formal trial proceedings. Samsung is said to have sent vice chairman Choi Gee-sung and mobile head Shin Jong-Kyun to San Francisco...
Apple, Samsung execs spar over patent values
The history of Pong, the arcade classic that changed the game

Editor courts controversy with book on Islamic immigration

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Danny Lockwood, an editor and publisher, has courted controversy by writing a book with a provocative title, The Islamic Republic of Dewsbury.It is a blunt assault on multi-culturalism seen through the prism of his experience of immigration in the town of Dewsbury in West Yorkshire.The book's paperbook version sold out...
Editor courts controversy with book on Islamic immigration

Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

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The saga of PeopleBrowsr vs. Twitter appears to have come to a close, AllThingsD reports. Last November, PeopleBrowsr took Twitter to court after the company had informed them that they’d be losing access to its full firehose of data. This was a move happening with nearly all third-party developers, but...
Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

Lawsuit Against Facebook Is "Pathetic and Heartbreaking Last Stand" For Yahoo

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Yahoo surprised no one by suing Facebook for infringing 10 patents on Monday. The one-time Internet giant had dropped hints in the media for several months, and seems to have timed its litigation when Facebook is at its most vulnerable. Observers were divided over whether Yahoo's lawsuit had merit, with...
Lawsuit Against Facebook Is "Pathetic and Heartbreaking Last Stand" For Yahoo

Apple is lone holdout in DOJ e-book pricing case after Macmillan settles

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Book publisher Macmillan has settled with the U.S. Department of Justice to avoid an e-book price fixing investigation, leaving Apple as the only company that has not yet reached an out-of-court settlement....
Apple is lone holdout in DOJ e-book pricing case after Macmillan settles

Chalk One Up for Ellen Pao: Court Rules Kleiner Perkins Can't Make Her Arbitrate

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Ms. Pao (kpcb.com) When VC firm Kleiner Perkins filed its response to partner Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination suit (nearly a month ago now), included in the flurry of legal documents were requests to require Ms. Pao to submit to binding arbitration. Now the Mercury News reports that the presiding judge has spoken–tentatively, at least–and...
Chalk One Up for Ellen Pao: Court Rules Kleiner Perkins Can't Make Her Arbitrate
Facebook underwriter Citigroup fined $2M and analyst fired over pre-IPO leaks

Lawsuit over missing iPhone magically disappears

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It would seem the missing iPhone prototype wasn't "priceless," after all. Apple has apparently reached an out-of-court settlement to keep a San Francisco man from suing the company over what his attorney -- and virtually everyone else -- called an "outrageous" warrantless search of the man's home, car and computer...
Lawsuit over missing iPhone magically disappears

Proview: “We are now preparing for negotiations with Apple”

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Cash-strapped display maker Proview that sued Apple over the iPad moniker in China feels it has the Cupertino, California-headquartered gadget giant right where it wants them, cornered against the wall. Just as the Intermediate People’s Court in Huizhou ruled last Friday that local distributors should stop selling iPads in China,...
Proview: “We are now preparing for negotiations with Apple”

Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

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It’s a lot harder to pursue a trademark case when you’re bankrupt. And that could soon be the scenario faced by Proview, the Taiwanese company that is asserting it — and not Apple — owns the iPad trademark in China. The Associated Press reports Monday that Fubon Insurance, a Proview...
Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

Google, Oracle going to trial as settlement talks collapse

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After trying to give an out-of-court settlement one last chance, it is definite that Google and Oracle will now go to trial....
Google, Oracle going to trial as settlement talks collapse

Proview says settlement with Apple over iPad trademark 'likely'

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Proview's lawyer has indicated that the company believes it will "likely" reach an out-of-court settlement with Apple in its disagreement over ownership of the iPad trademark in China....
Proview says settlement with Apple over iPad trademark 'likely'

Defunct LimeWire Buries The Copyright Hatchet With Music Agency Merlin, Settles For $15m?

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Another hefty payout for the now-defunct file-sharing P2P service LimeWire, and, perhaps more importantly, another nail in the coffin for P2p services: Merlin, a rights agency representing independent labels, says that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with LimeWire over copyright infringement — a settlement its characterizing as its first...
Defunct LimeWire Buries The Copyright Hatchet With Music Agency Merlin, Settles For $15m?

Meet The Company That Wants To Block All Chinese iPad Sales (AAPL)

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Chinese customs authorities have told Proview, the company engaged in a legal battle with Apple over use of its trademarked term "iPad," that blocking iPad imports and exports would be nearly impossible, reports Reuters. The case boils down to Apple believing it bought the unconditional rights to use "iPad"...
Meet The Company That Wants To Block All Chinese iPad Sales (AAPL)
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