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Proview trademark claims tossed out of US courts

Proview trademark claims tossed out of US courts

Apple and Proview have been battling in Chinese courts for a long time over trademark claims for the iPad name in China. In the US, Proview claimed that Apple deceived it into the selling rights of the iPad name by saying the trademark was an abbreviation for the company name. Proview sold the rights to Apple for the iPad name for $55,000 back in 2009.

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Judge rules Occupy protesters tweets can be used by prosecutors

Judge rules Occupy protesters tweets can be used by prosecutors

Apparently, there are so many cases that have to do with the Occupy movement that New York has its own special court set up just to hear the legal cases. One man named Malcolm Harris was arrested last fall while participating in a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge. Apparently, prosecutors in the case issued a subpoena for Harrison's username and information on tweets for three months against Twitter.

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Hurt Locker returns to pain over 2500 pirates

Hurt Locker returns to pain over 2500 pirates

If you are one of the folks that happened to have pirated the movie from Voltage Pictures called Hurt Locker and thought you were in the clear, you may have been wrong. The makers of the Hurt Locker film have returned and are targeting 2514 alleged pirates that downloaded the film via BitTorrent. The goal of the movie makers is to recuperate some of the millions of dollars they claim to have lost from pirating.

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Apple loses iCloud appeal in Germany over push e-mail

Apple loses iCloud appeal in Germany over push e-mail

We have some bad news for Apple iCloud users in Germany who have been missing push e-mail support. Apple appealed an earlier ruling by German courts that placed an injunction against its push e-mail service on iCloud after Motorola won the injunction after a patent lawsuit. Apple's push e-mail service within German borders has been suspended since late February.

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Apple could be sued by the DOJ over ebook price-fixing

Apple could be sued by the DOJ over ebook price-fixing

I'm sure I'm not the only person that was more than a little irritated when Apple started offering e-books and came in disrupting the cheaper price model where the seller had more control over pricing. Originally, the price of a new title was roughly $10, but Apple allowed the publishers set the prices pushing some titles up to $15 or more. The Department of Justice is now investigating Apple for price-fixing.

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Groupon pays out $8.5 million to settle suits

Groupon pays out $8.5 million to settle suits

Groupon has been the subject of 17 separate lawsuits that were combined in a federal court in San Diego accusing the company of offering coupons with illegal expiration dates. The suit alleged that Groupon and the retailers it works with were violating federal and state consumer protection laws. Groupon has now agreed to settle the combined lawsuits.

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MPAA may use retained Megaupload data for more suits

MPAA may use retained Megaupload data for more suits

The Motion Picture Association of America wants Megaupload's hosting service to retain a whopping 25 PB of customer data that is stored on its servers. It's allegedly costing the host, Carpathia based in Virginia, about $9000 each day to store the massive amount of user data. The MPAA's court filing shows that Hollywood may use that store data in suits of other organizations associated with Megaupload.

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Google files brief to defend Hotfile in federal court

Google files brief to defend Hotfile in federal court

The MPAA has started to push hard to close down websites that could allow users to upload copyrighted movies. The MPAA in some cases isn't simply trying to shut the websites down, it is going after owners and administrators of the websites as evidenced by the legal trouble Megaupload and its owners are going through. Google has now filed a brief in federal court in Florida to defend one of the most recent targets of the MPAA called Hotfile.

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