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News Highlights in IP Law this week

News Highlights in IP Law this week

Five founders and administrators of a website providing illegal movie and tv show downloads indicted in Virginia.

Yep, patent reform is still very much a hot issue in this country.

European artists about to be like American artists. Euro artists are likely soon to win longer copyright protection of their work just like U.S. does it.

Although she might still be one, Madonna does not own “material girl”.

A British mobile phone provider is trying to block British Telecom Collaboration. Sounds kinda familiar.

Hedge fund acquires a 5.15 percent stake in Yahoo and hints at a proxy challenge if changes were not made on the Internet company’s board.

Google urges Iranian users to take all steps to secure their accounts after finding out the state may be monitoring users’ communications.

Not funny. NBC News twitter hacked, reports an attack at ground zero.

Speaking of Twitter, erroneous tweet on the death of Steve Jobs is retracted.

In recent months, ASCAP has sued at least two dozen restaurants around the country for copyright infringement… for playing music without obtaining a license.

Counterfeit logo artist exhibit opens in New York this week.

Amy Dunayevich

Amy Dunayevich is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and is Fordham IPLJ’s Technology Editor. Originally from the Detroit suburbs, Amy spent two years in the Peace Corps living in Eastern Europe without running water but with high-speed internet. Amy now lives in Brooklyn with her little black pug Roxanne. Although pursuing a career in the public interest, Amy finds intellectual property law to be extremely relevant, interesting, and important.