A Xerox Corp. subsidiary has accused Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. of infringing several of its patents, including through tools the social media companies use to help stop the spread of false or misleading news.
Apple Inc.'s racially diverse emoji do not infringe Cub Club Investment LLC’s copyrights in similar icons because skin tone is not copyrightable, the tech giant said in urging a federal court in Texas to dismiss the claim.
The Federal Circuit upheld a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision invalidating a video sharing patent that Twitter Inc. was accused of infringing, finding the tribunal didn’t violate its own evidence rules.
Cisco Systems Inc. failed to convince the Federal Circuit to invalidate parts of a wireless communications patent that it argued were disclosed in earlier publications, according to a Wednesday opinion.
G&M Realty LP agreed to pay over $2 million in attorneys’ fees in Brooklyn federal court to graffiti artists whose works it whitewashed at its 5Pointz property, in addition to the $6.75 million in damages it was assessed in a landmark case under the Visual Artists Rights Act.