Copyright

August 01, 2017 - 11:16 pm
Reports say the Trump administration may use a rarely invoked trade law to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported Wednesday that U.S. trade officials are discussing ways to counter such piracy...
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July 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-area photographer is suing Procter & Gamble, saying the consumer products company didn't pay her for photos that appeared on Olay packaging worldwide. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Cincinnati by photographer Annette Navarro accuses Cincinnati-based P&G...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles. A music journalist has filed an infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, claiming that portions of the film are based on his interviews with the late rapper. Plantiff Kevin Powell claims in documents filed Friday, June 23, 2017 that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he had done with Shakur in the 1990s for Vibe magazine. (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
June 24, 2017 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the federal lawsuit filed Friday that "All Eyez On Me" borrows...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles. A music journalist has filed an infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, claiming that portions of the film are based on his interviews with the late rapper. Plantiff Kevin Powell claims in documents filed Friday, June 23, 2017 that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he had done with Shakur in the 1990s for Vibe magazine. (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the suit that "All Eyez On Me" borrows from articles he wrote and...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. A two-week trial that ended Friday, May 12, 2017, at the High Court in Wellington in the case in which music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling conservative political party for copyright infringement. The judge may not rule for months. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 12, 2017 - 5:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in a case involving an Eminem song: "I'm not shy of loud music." It was one of many incongruous moments during a two-week trial that ended Friday at the High Court in Wellington. The judge may not rule for months in the...
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Music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Bass, who composed the opening guitar riff for Eminem's song "Lose Yourself," was testifying in a copyright case. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style have sued the governing National Party over its use of a soundtrack during its 2014 election campaign. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
May 03, 2017 - 5:28 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The campaign manager for New Zealand's National Party said Wednesday she raised concerns during the 2014 election about using a song that sounded similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" but was told by industry experts it would be fine. Jo de Joux told the High Court in...
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Music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Bass, who composed the opening guitar riff for Eminem's song "Lose Yourself," was testifying in a copyright case. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style have sued the governing National Party over its use of a soundtrack during its 2014 election campaign. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
May 03, 2017 - 5:16 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The campaign manager for New Zealand's National Party said Wednesday she raised concerns during the 2014 election about using a song that sounded similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" but was told by industry experts it would be fine. Jo de Joux told the High Court in...
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Music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Bass, who composed the opening guitar riff for Eminem's song "Lose Yourself," was testifying in a copyright case. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style have sued the governing National Party over its use of a soundtrack during its 2014 election campaign. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
May 02, 2017 - 6:11 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The composer of the opening guitar riff for Eminem's "Lose Yourself" says the soundtrack of a New Zealand political ad is a "blatant rip-off." Jeff Bass told the High Court in Wellington on Tuesday that the song titled "Eminem Esque" that was used by the ruling...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” as a copyright trial involving the country’s ruling political party began Monday, May 1, 2017. The Detroit-based music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand’s conservative National Party for using a similar soundtrack titled “Eminem Esque” for a 2014 TV ad. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 01, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday. The Detroit-based...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” as a copyright trial involving the country’s ruling political party began Monday, May 1, 2017. The Detroit-based music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand’s conservative National Party for using a similar soundtrack titled “Eminem Esque” for a 2014 TV ad. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 01, 2017 - 2:46 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday. The Detroit-based...
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