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Kirtsaeng Case Nears the End

http://www.reuters.com/article/ip-kirtsaeng-fees-idUSL1N1EH1VB A federal judge in Manhattan has denied used-textbook importer Supap Kirtsaeng’s motion for attorneys’ fees for defeating a copyright infringement claim by publisher John Wiley & Sons in a case that has seen eight years of litigation and two trips to the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said Wednesday that Wiley had …

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ORI Teams with R Street Institute

ORI is proud to announce that our Executive Director, Andrew Shore, will be participating in a a panel hosted by the R Street Institute on Thursday, October 13. The panel will focus discuss integral issues to the future of privacy, security, and property. How do new technologies impact these fundamental rights? The full panel will be: Anne Hobson …

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ORI Celebrates HP Reversal as a Victory for Owners’ Rights

By: Michael Katz, Deputy Director of ORI        Hewlett Packard’s decision to reverse course after public outcry over their attempt to limit which ink cartridges their customers could use in printers is a victory for consumers everywhere. HP offered a seemingly standard security patch back in March for their printers without telling customers …

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