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High court sides with Google in copyright fight with Oracle

Apr. 05, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology companies sighed with relief Monday after the Supreme Court sided with Google in a copyright dispute with Oracle. The high court said Google did nothing wrong in copying code to develop the Android operating system now used on most smartphones. ...

Supreme Court sides with Google in $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle

Apr. 05, 2021 10:06 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court sides with Google in $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle.

US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

Mar. 26, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in a copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on one of her pictures of Prince. The New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that...

Alaska Native group, Neiman Marcus settle lawsuit over coat

Mar. 05, 2021 16:00 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native cultural organization and the luxury department store Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of a coat with a copyrighted, geometric design borrowed from Indigenous culture. The Sealaska Heritage Institute said in a...

Judge: Paper must run Page 1 statement on Meghan's legal win

Mar. 05, 2021 11:33 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ordered the Mail on Sunday to publish a front-page statement highlighting the Duchess of Sussex’s legal victory over the newspaper for breaching her copyright by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father. High...

Publisher to appeal ruling that it invaded Meghan's privacy

Mar. 02, 2021 11:25 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper publisher said Tuesday it plans to appeal against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father after her 2018 marriage to Prince Harry. The...