Report: Single European Union Patent Opposed By Seven EU Countries
Intellectual Property, Patents
September 7th, 2010
The idea of a single process to apply for and enforce patents across the European Union appeared to receive a further boost on its continuing spiral down into the dustbin of history last week as a new report surfaced that seven EU countries oppose it.
Google Faces Lawsuits for Collecting Data from Unprotected Networks
International, Privacy, Wireless
June 7th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – A class action lawsuit filed May 17 accuses Google of violating federal privacy and data acquisition laws, and asks that Google pay up to $100,000 to each individual from whom data was taken. The firm is also facing civil suits in Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany Spain and Italy.