Canada, Korea ink deal without increasing IP protection

Canada and South Korea appear to have veered away from typical trade agreements by not using the accord as a means to increase intellectual property protection. This aspect of the agreement is important

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Lobby wants Canada kept on U.S. piracy watch list

A powerful copyright lobby group wants Canada kept in a United States watch list of nations with intellectual property laws that are deemed of concern to the U.S. and is also recommending sweeping

Published on: February 14th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

U.S. working with China on intellectual property rights

BEIJING -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is visiting Beijing this week to discuss how China -- a hotbed for counterfeit goods and piracy -- can better coordinate its efforts with the United

Published on: October 20th, 2010 michael kan

HP settles civil lawsuit in spy scam

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has agreed to a $16.63 (US$14.5) million settlement in the California civil lawsuit related to the company's spying scandal. Under terms of the settlement with the California attorney general, HP

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Nancy Weil

Mobile software provides bigger Office, better surfing

Microsoft Corp. is set to unveil Tuesday the next version of its Windows Mobile operating system, codenamed Magneto, according to sources familiar with the situation. The launch corresponds with Microsoft's Mobile & Embedded

Published on: May 9th, 2005 Scarlet Pruitt

China, U.S. to hold high-level trade meeting

Several simmering trade issues between the U.S. and China, including the latter's plans to adopt a proprietary national standard for wireless LANs, are up for discussion this week at a bilateral high-level government

Published on: April 20th, 2004 Martyn Williams

Lawyers: SCO action serious for IT

The SCO Group Inc.'s legal action against IBM Corp. on Linux code, now broadened to include other Linux users, has serious implications for the IT industry, say lawyers.SCO alleges that Linux includes some

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Stephen Bell

Delegates fail to agree on open-source ‘support’

A three-day meeting that brought together Asian governments, organizations, companies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) ended Wednesday morning with the approval of a declaration that, among other things, calls for encouraging the development of

Published on: January 15th, 2003 Martyn Williams