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Week in Review - Financial Times

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Week in Review
Financial Times
Qualcomm, the chipmaker, faces an antitrust inquiry into its intellectual property licensing business, which could lead to a fine of more than $1bn. The company says it will “vigorously defend” itself, and is co-operating. Apple's privacy and security ...

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Economy|Liberal Treasury Nominee's Wall St. Prowess May Be a Vulnerability - New York Times

November 27, 2014 - 5:47pm

New York Times

Economy|Liberal Treasury Nominee's Wall St. Prowess May Be a Vulnerability
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In 2012, Antonio F. Weiss took his 15-year-old son, Nico, from the gilded aerie of their Manhattan apartment on Central Park West to Cleveland to canvass for President Obama's re-election. Mr. Weiss, 48, was also the co-author of a white ...

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Outside in | Narendra Modi's foreign policy au naturel - Livemint

November 27, 2014 - 1:14pm

Livemint

Outside in | Narendra Modi's foreign policy au naturel
Livemint
Articulate and possessed of natural rhetorical flair, as can only be expected of a former pracharak (communicator) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Modi is clearly interested more in effecting rather than affecting change. ... Just this week ...

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US firm Ness Software wants to leverage India strengths - Hindu Business Line

November 27, 2014 - 1:00pm

US firm Ness Software wants to leverage India strengths
Hindu Business Line
On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India', he said the company has always been bullish on India and has leveraged its software strengths to produce products, innovations and intellectual property, which is giving it huge returns globally ...

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UBIC Obtains a New Japanese Patent for Technology Related to Active ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

November 27, 2014 - 8:03am

UBIC Obtains a New Japanese Patent for Technology Related to Active ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
UBIC aims to provide data analysis solutions in a broad range of new fields, including health care, intellectual property evaluation support and national security. By further honing our AI-based technologies and expanding our portfolio of intellectual ...

Technology|'Right to Be Forgotten' Should Apply Worldwide, EU Panel Says - New York Times

November 26, 2014 - 11:27am

New York Times

Technology|'Right to Be Forgotten' Should Apply Worldwide, EU Panel Says
New York Times
Earlier this year, for example, a court in British Columbia ordered Google to remove specific results from its worldwide domains related to an intellectual property dispute in Canada. Google is appealing the decision. Continue reading the main story ...

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Fall in business investment overshadows UK growth - Financial Times

November 26, 2014 - 7:50am

Fall in business investment overshadows UK growth
Financial Times
The biggest contributors to the quarterly fall were a drop in intellectual property products, particularly businesses investing in software, the Office for National Statistics said. Lee Hopley, chief economist at manufacturers association EEF, said the ...

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HBO teams up with Tencent to sell its TV shows in China - Engadget

November 25, 2014 - 11:29pm

HBO teams up with Tencent to sell its TV shows in China
Engadget
China's strained relationship with the concept of intellectual property is one of the reasons that you can buy a local copy of a Range Rover Evoque for a third of the price. That's one of the reasons why western businesses are wary about selling their ...

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Sony Pictures Reels From Hacker Attack - eWeek

November 25, 2014 - 3:40pm

eWeek

Sony Pictures Reels From Hacker Attack
eWeek
Todd Harris, director at Core Security, said the attack is an interesting blend of hacktivism, social engineering, intellectual property theft and classic data breach. "While the hack itself doesn't surprise me, the varying tactics used does," Harris ...

Imagination's Sir Hossein Yassaie Receives the Prestigious NMI Award for ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

November 25, 2014 - 11:01am

Imagination's Sir Hossein Yassaie Receives the Prestigious NMI Award for ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The company's broad range of silicon IP (intellectual property) includes the key processing blocks needed to create the SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power all mobile, consumer and embedded electronics. Its unique software IP, infrastructure ...

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'Expendables 3' Piracy Suspects Arrested in U.K. - Hollywood Reporter

November 25, 2014 - 9:37am

Hollywood Reporter

'Expendables 3' Piracy Suspects Arrested in U.K.
Hollywood Reporter
"Today's operation shows you the significant impact intellectual property crime has on our creative industries, with millions of pounds being lost as a result of criminal actions,” said detective chief inspector Danny Medlycott, in quotes published by ...

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Vascular Solutions Receives 510(k) Clearance for Gel-Block(TM) 10x ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

November 25, 2014 - 8:03am

Vascular Solutions Receives 510(k) Clearance for Gel-Block(TM) 10x ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the need for adoption of our new products, lack of sustained profitability, exposure to intellectual property claims, significant variability in quarterly results, exposure ...

India, US hold first trade dialogue in four years - Reuters

November 25, 2014 - 7:51am

Reuters

India, US hold first trade dialogue in four years
Reuters
... had fallen into neglect. While the two sides reported no breakthroughs at the Trade Policy Forum, they did set out a work schedule to follow up on talks that focused on agriculture, services, manufacturing and intellectual property rights, a joint ...

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Nations thrive by uniting professors and entrepreneurs - Financial Times

November 25, 2014 - 7:27am

Nations thrive by uniting professors and entrepreneurs
Financial Times
The rule of law applies here, as do property rights, and new “patent box” legislation creates an exceptionally favourable tax regime for intellectual property. There should be no excuses. The Wellcome Trust charitable foundation recently commissioned a ...

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Red nose reputation 'all ours' - NZ charity - New Zealand Herald

November 25, 2014 - 1:20am

Red nose reputation 'all ours' - NZ charity
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand charity Cure Kids is appealing an Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) decision, which revoked the charity's rights to the trademark, on the grounds of non-use between 1997 and 2010, after it was challenged by the National ...

Many retailers can legally force suppliers to switch to 3D printing - Wired.co.uk

November 24, 2014 - 2:11pm

Many retailers can legally force suppliers to switch to 3D printing
Wired.co.uk
For instance, if you're a designer and want to retain the intellectual property rights to your creation, Authentise will help you stream the raw file securely straight to the 3D printer without sharing it. Another issue is quality assurance -- Wegner ...

'Regin' malware described as 'groundbreaking and almost peerless' - CNNMoney

November 24, 2014 - 11:33am

CNNMoney

'Regin' malware described as 'groundbreaking and almost peerless'
CNNMoney
Experts don't know where it came from, and aren't quite sure what it does. But they do know this: a newly-uncovered cybersecurity threat wasn't your typical credit-card stealing operation. It appears to be a government spying tool, and is ...

Pay per Puff? E-Cigarette Boom Sparks Race for New Patents - Scientific American

November 24, 2014 - 11:24am

Pay per Puff? E-Cigarette Boom Sparks Race for New Patents
Scientific American
Since 2011, China has been the world's top patent filer for all inventions, according to the World Intellectual Property Office. Its scientists and companies now lay claim to intellectual property rights on everything from telecoms to medicine ...

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Aussies fight back for nose - New Zealand Herald

November 24, 2014 - 11:02am

Aussies fight back for nose
New Zealand Herald
It is challenging an Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand ruling that gave the rights to the fundraising event to the National Sids Council of Australia, on the grounds of non-use by Cure Kids between 1997 and 2010. The Sids council supports ...

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Yinfu Gold Corporation Acquires Internet eCommerce Platform - GlobeNewswire (press release)

November 24, 2014 - 9:46am

Yinfu Gold Corporation Acquires Internet eCommerce Platform
GlobeNewswire (press release)
ELRE acquired the intellectual property, including its 31 million customer base, from China Enterprise Overseas Investment & Finance Group Limited for US$48 million paid by the issuance of 800 million restricted shares of ELRE. The Company plans to ...