Posts Tagged: eBooks


2d Cir. affirms S.D.N.Y. decision in Barnes & Noble copyright case, cloud-based services questions

In early October, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2d Cir.) handed down a decision, which almost answered important questions about how cloud-based …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

IBM patents continues push into virtual worlds, eBooks and more

We found another pair of patents related to digital worlds, an area where IBM has been active of late. A system for ensuring that the highest number …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Samsung Patents Walking Improvements for Bipedal Robot

Samsung has received dozens of patents for truly unique technologies, such as one patent protecting better walking and balancing controls for two-legged humanoid robots. Other patents recently …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Apple Patent Apps Include 3 For Digital Rights Management

The system laid out in these three interrelated patent applications would create an entire secondhand market for digital content like eBooks, music files and other software by …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

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
7 years ago 0

Copyright Issues on the Legislative Agenda for 2012-2013

Though they are unlikely to take center stage during the truncated session before elections or the post-election lame duck session, lawmakers will have to contend with several …