Jul 10, 2014

John Wayne heirs sue university over the name Duke

John Wayne’s heirs are taking Duke University to court to assert the family’s right to market bottles of bourbon branded with the late movie star’s nickname, Duke. A federal lawsuit filed last week is the latest salvo in a long-running legal duel between the ...

Nov 15, 2013

Suit challenging Google Books' digital library tossed out

A federal judge handed Google Inc. a victory Thursday in a long-running legal battle, tossing out a lawsuit claiming the Internet giant is violating copyright laws by scanning books without the writers’ permission to create the world’s largest digital library. The 28-page decision by ...

World watches U.S. TV — but not always legally

Sep 23, 2013

World watches U.S. TV — but not always legally

Fun TV fact: “Desperate Housewives” is a cult hit in North Korea. Slightly less surprisingly, shows like “Breaking Bad” and “House” are watched everywhere, from Latin America to China to France. But as America’s TV stars and bosses gathered in Los Angeles this weekend ...