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Sep 06, 2014

Deadmau5 accuses Disney of copyright infringement

The legal feud between deadmau5 and Disney is only getting uglier. Mere days after Disney formally opposed the dance music superstar’s application to trademark his signature “mau5-head” logo in the United States, deadmau5 — better known to his family... #Niagara Falls #Patent and Trademark Office #Mickey Mouse

Sep 08, 2014

Human DNA belongs to no one - it shouldn't be patented

The Australian federal court ruled that isolated human genetic material can be patented. The US supreme court disagrees and the Americans got it exactly right In June 2013, the US supreme court held that mutant BRCA 1 human DNA, isolated from the hum... #Supreme Court of the United States #Australia

Sep 06, 2014

Deadmau5 accuses Disney of copyright infringement

The legal feud between deadmau5 and Disney is only getting uglier. Mere days after Disney formally opposed the dance music superstar’s application to trademark his signature “mau5-head” logo in the United States, deadmau5 — better known to his family... #Niagara Falls #Patent and Trademark Office #Mickey Mouse

Sep 07, 2014

LBJ sicced FBI, justice on actor Hamilton

PHILADELPHIA -- For a few months in 1966, the budding romance between film star George Hamilton and Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of the 36th president, was the talk of Washington. Gossip columnists followed their every move as Hamilton squired her ar... #Federal Bureau of Investigation #George Hamilton #Texas #Lyndon B. Johnson #Academy Awards #J. Edgar Hoover #Acapulco #Abe Fortas

Sep 01, 2014

China posits threat from U.S. tech firms

BEIJING -- The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-base... #China #Silicon Valley #Beijing #IBM #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Facebook