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Tech companies try to put a chokehold on ad-supported piracy

Online ad companies agreed to a new set of "best practices" that would remove ads from sites engaging in copyright piracy or selling phony goods. But the effectiveness of these practices is still very much up in the air.

on techhive.com

Apple faces competition for iWatch trademark in Europe

Apple will face competition in Europe for the "iWatch" trademark it has already filed for in Japan, Taiwan and Mexico, because other companies have already registered the name in relevant trademark categories.

Apple v. Motorola patent case gets tossed by Wisconsin judge

A highly anticipated patent infringement case between Apple and Motorola Mobility was dismissed by a Wisconsin district court Monday, hours before the trial was due to begin.

Twitter now posts takedown messages for tweets that violate copyrights

Under a new policy, Twitter will leave a placeholder message when it removes content resulting from a complaint by a copyright holder.

on techhive.com

Lawyer: Buyers have the right to resell copyright-protected works

U.S. residents who buy products protected by copyright shouldn't have to worry about where those products were manufactured before reselling them, a lawyer told the U.S. Supreme Court Monday.

on techhive.com