google.jpgIPNews® –  The legal drama between Google and Apple continues as the two mega retailers are back in court over alleged copied software used in phones.

Three years ago, Google-owned Motorola Mobility and Apple commenced a series of lawsuits against one another over technology that each used in its mobile phones.  With each side claiming

google.jpgIPNews® – A federal appeals court ruling on Monday brought a major victory for technology companies Google, Yahoo and Amazon.com against patent infringement claims brought by Eolas Technologies.

Michael Doyle, the founder of Eolas, obtained a patent in 1998 which he claimed included protection for all interactive elements of websites.  Since then, he has has

kodak1.jpgIPNews® – Google and Apple are no strangers to each other when it comes to patent wars, but the companies are putting their differences aside to bid together on Kodak’s imaging patents.

Between the two, Apple and Google own 86.3 percent of the market for operating systems on smartphones.  However, the companies have apparently decided

google.jpgIPNews® – A Los Angeles federal judge on Wednesday shut down Google Inc.’s attempt to ditch claims that it aided and abetted ContentWatch Inc. in misusing Cybersitter LLC’s trademarks in online ads to draw attention to ContentWatch’s own products.

Cybersitter, which developed, markets and sells an Internet content-filtering program, sued Google and ContentWatch Inc. over

youtube.jpgIPNews® – YouTube LLC on Wednesday announced it is making changes to its Content ID copyright enforcement system to improve the appeals process for users targeted for infringement and takedown claims, as well as the technology that detects unintentional claims and matches copyrighted content to videos uploaded.

Users will now have an extra stage of

library_.jpgIPNews® – Google Inc. announced Thursday that it has put to rest the Association of American Publishers’ long-running copyright infringement case over Google’s scanning and digitization of copyrighted material for its online book archive project.

Under the deal, publishers will be able to choose whether to make their scanned books available digitally through Google if

apple-logo-gray.jpgIPNews® – Motorola Mobility LLC this week elected not to proceed with its Section 337 allegations in the U.S. International Trade Commission that Apple Inc. is importing Mac computers, iPads and iPhones into the U.S. that infringe the Google Inc. subsidiary’s patents.

The company also decided to dismiss a related case in Delaware federal court.

mosque.jpgIPNews® – An actress in the anti-Muslim video “Innocence of Muslims” that sparked violent uprisings across the globe sued Google Inc. and YouTube LLC in Los Angeles federal court Wednesday over alleged copyright violations in the unauthorized use of her performance in the video.

Google and YouTube have refused to take the video down despite

movie-film-cannister.jpgIPNews® – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week told a California federal judge that Google Inc. must be compelled to provide depositions in the Academy’s trademark infringement case against GoDaddy.com over alleged Oscar-related cybersquatting on GoDaddy-registered domain names.

AMPAS wants to know what role Google’s “AdSense for Domains” advertising program played