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American high tech companies take charge as the world’s most valuable brands

The top two spots on the list of the 100 most valuable brands are occupied this year, as last year, by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc. (…
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 2

Do Online Retailers’ Search Results Constitute Trademark Infringement?

Since the inception of the search engine, trademark owners, advertisers, search engine providers, and the courts have struggled with the issue of the use of third-party trademarks …
By Sarah Bro
6 years ago 1

A modest patent portfolio doesn’t stop Amazon Web Services from earning $5.16 billion

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just cleared up the picture over its cloud computing business, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the company’s forecast looks sunny. The corporation …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 2

FAA clears up regulatory questions concerning drones, keeps Amazon grounded for now

With an eye toward taking a step forward on the regulatory front, on Sunday, February 15th, the U.S. Federal Aviation Industry released a proposed framework of …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0 innovations continue to revolutionizing online shopping

Amazon is continuing to develop some revolutionary innovations in the field of online retail shopping. Patent applications published recently by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 7

FTC Alleges Amazon Unlawfully Billed Parents for Millions of Dollars in Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges, Inc. has billed parents and other account holders for millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children, according to a Federal Trade Commission …

Amazon Patents Focus on Online Shopping Experience

The featured application describes a system of registering a fleet of electronic devices when purchased by an organizational administrator. These devices can be authorized for use by …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 1 New Ways to Put Consumers in Touch with Media

With Black Friday later this week, we take a closer look at one of the companies that has drastically changed the current reality of retail. As you …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 2

Amazon Wins Small Victory Against Apple Over App Store

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton while there are similarities in the names of the digital application storefronts, Apple has not proved that Amazon has in fact …
By Corinne Kerston
9 years ago 0

Last Minute Christmas Gifts for the Geek in Your Life

Christmas is just around the corner and many are already done with their Christmas shopping. There are folks who are not, and we confess to be among …

Authors Challenged by Shifting Industry Business Models

The new reality is that content creators are getting squeezed all around. Increasingly many want things to be free and don't care whether they copy a public …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

RMail v. Can Invalidity Based on 35 U.S.C. § 101 Be Properly Raised as a Defense in Litigation?*

As pointed out astutely by RMail is that the Supreme Court jurisprudence on patent-eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 have primarily involved ex parte prosecution appeals from the …
By Eric Guttag
9 years ago 3

Article One Partners Searching for Prior Art for STEC IP Patents

On May 22, 2012, STEC IP brought separate patent infringement lawsuits against Apple, Amazon and Oracle. Little information about STEC IP seems available. In the complaints filed they explain …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 3

Digital Property Rights – An Evolving Business Landscape

With the advent and rise of the Internet, digital property rights have become an increasingly hot-topic in the Board rooms and Executive Offices of major companies, particularly …
By Anna Hicks
9 years ago 1

Using U.S. Copyright Law to Get Removed from is one of those sites on the Internet that is the poster-child for everything wrong with the Internet and the anonymous communications that are so …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 28