Scotus

04.29.14
​Judges have more discretion to punish patent trolls, but they probably won't
04.29.14

​Judges have more discretion to punish patent trolls, but they probably won't

The US Supreme Court just gave judges a little more leverage to punish patent trolls: it defined t...

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04.29.14
What you need to know to keep the Feds out of your phone
04.29.14

What you need to know to keep the Feds out of your phone

If you're arrested for overdue speeding tickets, is it acceptable for the police to search the pho...

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04.22.14
What you need to know about Aereo's battle with broadcast television
04.22.14

What you need to know about Aereo's battle with broadcast television

Today, the United States Supreme Court will spend one hour hearing the latest arguments in an old,...

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03.04.14
Department of Justice comes out against Aereo's TV streaming in Supreme Court case
03.04.14

Department of Justice comes out against Aereo's TV streaming in Supreme Court case

It's never a good idea to make an enemy of the federal government, and it appears that Aereo now f...

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06.26.13
Supreme Court refuses to hear Mirror Worlds' appeal to have damages award against Apple reinstated
06.26.13

Supreme Court refuses to hear Mirror Worlds' appeal to have damages award against Apple reinstated

Back in 2008, a company called Mirror Worlds filed a patent-infringement suit against Apple alleging...

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07.25.11
ESA wants $1.1 million reimbursement from California for SCOTUS battle
07.25.11

ESA wants $1.1 million reimbursement from California for SCOTUS battle

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has filed for a $1.1 million reimbursement for attor...

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07.04.11
LGJ: On Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn.
07.04.11

LGJ: On Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn.

Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues as they rel...

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07.01.11
Jon Stewart kombats mortally with Supreme Court decision
07.01.11

Jon Stewart kombats mortally with Supreme Court decision

Mortal Kombat makes Jon Stewart uncomfortable, and not in the good, pants-region way. Last night...

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06.27.11
Victory lap: ESA responds to Supreme Court decision
06.27.11

Victory lap: ESA responds to Supreme Court decision

After battling the state of California since 2005, the Entertainment Software Association met the...

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