Apple-Samsung Trial Showcases a Hollywood Love Affair

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Business Movies Tech Business Apple SamsungThe Steve Jobs-created company's executives say that its rival's allegedly similar phones and tablets cause a "huge problem" on the marketing front. read more. THR, Esq.

Judge Slashes Apple's $1 Billion Victory Over Samsung

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Damages shrink by $450 million and a new trial will be held to determine damages over Samsung's utility patent infringement. Business Samsungread more. The Business Apple THR, Esq.

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Famous Athletes Sue Samsung Over Its 'Olympic Genome Project' on Facebook

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Tech Tech Business Samsung Olympics 2012Eriq Gardner The company is hauled into court over an app that tells the social network's users how they are connected and what they have in common with Olympic greats like Mark Spitz, Greg Louganis, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. read more. THR, Esq.

Apple Products Shown in 30 Percent of Hollywood's Top Movies, for Free

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In a trial against Samsung, it's revealed how the iPhone maker uses Hollywood. Tech Business Samsungread more. The Business Apple Movies THR, Esq.

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Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery | Android Central

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"One of Samsung's executives has been sentenced to five years in prison following a bribery scandal. Lee Jae-yong, the heir to ownership of Samsung, has been sentenced to five years in prison following a bribery scandal involving Samsung and former South Korean President Park Geun-hye. … The New York Times reports that Lee and four other Samsung executives paid $6.4 The Samsung scandal contributed to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.(Via.).

The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars' - CNET

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Samsung and LG had some uncharacteristically warm words for each other during this year''s Mobile World Congress trade show. Samsung co-CEO JK Shin commended the LG Watch Urbane, while LG''s mobile boss Juno Cho in turn praised Samsung''s new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones. The chaebols: Samsung and LG''s 50-year ''star wars'' - CNET

New report claims Samsung and Sony are not doing enough to combat child labor | Android Central.

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New report claims Samsung and Sony are not doing enough to combat child labor | Android Central

Samsung's Super Bowl Ad Makes Fun of NFL Trademarks (Video)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Meanwhile, some attorneys debate whether it's permissible whether advertisers can use "Super Bowl" in commercials. read more. Super Bowl 2013 THR, Esq. Television Tech Super Bowl Business

2008 Redux - Samsung heir will be indicted for bribery, embezzlement, perjury, and hiding criminal profits - The Verge

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Samsung's heir apparent, Lee Jae-yong, will be indicted on multiple charges including bribery and perjury in his native South Korea, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg report. He was arrested earlier this month following claims that Samsung paid 43 billion won ($38 million) to secure government support of a huge corporate merger in 2015. Money was allegedly directed from Samsung to companies controlled by a close friend of South Korean president Park Geun-hye.

The CIA is hacking Samsung Smart TVs, according to WikiLeaks docs - The Verge

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Another of the published exploits — codenamed “Weeping Angel” — appears to target Samsung smart TVs, which drew criticism on release for their always-on voice command system. The CIA is hacking Samsung Smart TVs, according to WikiLeaks docs - The Verge"WikiLeaks has published a new set of documents that shed light on the CIA’s hacking capabilities.

Samsung HQ raided over alleged theft of OLED technology | Politics and Law - CNET News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Samsung HQ raided over alleged theft of OLED technology | Politics and Law - CNET News Police in South Korea searched the company''s headquarters on Monday as part of an investigation into the alleged technology theft, Bloomberg says.

Samsung Protects Its 'Olympic Genome Project' From Lawsuit by Famous Athletes

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A judge dismisses a lawsuit objecting to a Facebook app that lets users connect their lives to celebrities. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Business

Hollywood Docket: Book Publishers Settle; Kim Dotcom's Funds Unfrozen; Apple v. Samsung

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A roundup of entertainment and media legal news read more. The Business Home THR, Esq. Kim Dotcom Business

Hollywood Docket: Book Publishers Settle; Kim Dotcom's Funds Unfrozen; Apple v. Samsung

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A roundup of entertainment and media legal news read more. The Business Home THR, Esq. Kim Dotcom Business

Is Apple's iPad Copied from '2001: A Space Odyssey'? (Video)

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Eriq Gardner Samsung defends itself against Apple's patent claims by citing "prior art" in Stanley Kubrick's 43-year-old film. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Apple Steve Jobs 2001: A Space Odyssey

Advertising Standards Authority Holds That Running Ad With Winking Jesus Cartoon During Easter Week Is Offensive

Media Law Prof Blog

The ad reads "Miraculous deals on Samsung Galaxy Android Phones" and features a drawing of a winking Jesus Christ. The UK's Advertising Standards Authority has told a cell phone company that its ad violates standards. The ad, for Phones4U, ran

Hey American Express, Do You Yahoo!?: This Month’s USC-Annenberg Innovation Lab brand sponsored piracy report identifies the offending brands

Music Technology Policy

Samsung. MTP readers no doubt saw the coverage on last month’s installment of the USC-Annenberg Innovation Lab transparency report that identified ad networks that facilitated IP theft. Now we see that this month’s report names brands. You can read all about it here. Here’s a sample of the top brands driving brand sponsored piracy and theft from artists: Amazon. American Express. AT&T. Buick. Converse. Dropbox. Equifax. FingerHut. General Motors. Honda. K Swiss.

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Ambush Marketing – Sochi Olympics 2014

Current Trends

Samsung, an official sponsor of the Sochi Games, gave the athletes a Galaxy Note 3. Samsung, like the other 10 official sponsors of the Winter Games, does not want their competitors’ trademarks on display. Ambush marketing , the act of a product or service trying to attach itself to a big event without being an official sponsor of the event, is alive and well surrounding the Sochi Olympic Games.

As net neutrality dies, one man wants to make Verizon pay for its sins - The Verge

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

He also mentions Verizon blocking PayPal, OneDrive, Samsung Pay, and other built-in apps. "Nguyen's complaints are comprehensive and wide-ranging. He points to Verizon temporarily blocking the Nexus 7, third-party iPhone 6s, and third-party Nexus 6s. He brings up Verizon charging people more for bringing their own phones to the network. He argues Verizon compelled phone providers to disable FM radios.

Park Geun-hye, South Korea’s Ousted Leader, Is Arrested and Jailed to Await Trial - The New York Times. #ResistanceIsNotFutile. The ROK is showing America the way. #ImpeachTrump

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Park’s dramatic downfall capped months of turmoil and intrigue, as huge crowds took to the streets to protest a sprawling corruption scandal that shook the interlocking worlds of government and business — including the leadership of Samsung, the nation’s largest conglomerate. Continue reading the main storyRELATED COVERAGE South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park Geun-hye MARCH 26, 2017 Samsung’s Leader Is Indicted on Bribery Charges FEB.

Google and its Ever-Mounting Legal Issues

Entertainment Law

This technology is so similar to voice control features on Google devices that, Potter decided to sue Google (along with other technology giants Apple, Sony, and Samsung) for violating the patent on file when at least some of those companies knew of its existence. Google is moving backward from its slogan of “Don’t Be Evil.”

Guest Post: How Santa Clara Law Graduates Students with a ‘Tech Edge’

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Editor’s note: The first cohort just graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law’s innovative Tech Edge J.D.

Facebook’s Misappropriation Problem Selling Artist Names as Keywords

Music Technology Policy

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. , Samsung utilized a robot that looked and acted like Vanna White of “Wheel of Fortune” fame. “Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.” ” Article 27(2), Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What do Prince, The Beatles, The Chainsmokers, Celine Dione, Maroon 5, Jimi Hendrix and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

More Free Non-Display Uses of Music: Google’s Tying Agreements Force Phone Companies to Use YouTube

Music Technology Policy

Confidential documents viewed by The Information show Google has been adding requirements for dozens of manufacturers like Samsung Electronics, Huawei Technologies and HTC that want to build devices powered by Android. The Mobile Application Distribution Agreement (MADA) required of companies like companies like Samsung, Lenovo Group and Xiaomi] said there must be a Google search “widget” on the “default home screen” of the device, along with an icon for the Google Play app store.

How Do We Know Driverless Cars Are Safe? Google Says ‘Trust Us’

Digital Media Law

I have just such a phone, a Samsung Galaxy S4, which initially worked quite well. Driverless cars are on the road now – Google’s fleet has logged about 700,000 miles of autonomous driving – and the California DMV will be issuing regulations in a matter of weeks allowing self-driving cars to be sold to the public, possibly setting the regulatory pattern for the rest of the country ( video ).

Who Was First, Rocket Matter or Clio?

Media Law

No sooner had the ink dried on that post than I saw the announcement from Rocket Matter of its celebration of its five-year anniversary , which includes a new logo and giveaways of iPads, Kindle Fires and Samsung Galaxy tablets. In a post earlier this week , I wrote that the first of what are now a number of cloud-based practice management platforms was Clio , which launched about five years ago.

3-D Conquers NAB

Thompson On Hollywood

They wanted that on air the next day, said Jose Dias Vasconcellos de Assis, who points out there are 3-D-ready sets from Mitsubishi, Samsung and Hyundai, which has a set that can turn 2-D HD into 3-D. I'm out of my element in Vegas for my first-ever National Association of Broadcasters convention.

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THE FUTURE IS MOBILE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Samsung Electronics Co. The Samsung phone can access the Internet, play music, take pictures, show videos, handle e-mail and share photos. I recently attended the NATPE Mobile ++ conference in Las Vegas to find out how the ability to watch content on mobile devices will change the motion picture and television industry. I learned that there are now more mobile phones in the U.S.A.

THE FUTURE IS MOBILE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Samsung Electronics Co. The Samsung phone can access the Internet, play music, take pictures, show videos, handle e-mail and share photos. I recently attended the NATPE Mobile ++ conference in Las Vegas to find out how the ability to watch content on mobile devices will change the motion picture and television industry. I learned that there are now more mobile phones in the U.S.A.