EU court: No need to reveal IP addresses in uploading cases

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that online platforms don't have to disclose the full personal data including email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses of us...

Health experts slam US deal for large supply of virus drug

LONDON (AP) — Public health experts on Wednesday criticized the U.S. for securing a large supply of the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19. The U.S. government announced th...

US accuses 3 Taiwanese engineers of stealing Micron secrets for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the first enforcement of Trump's "China initiative," a U.S. federal court has issued arrest warrants for three Taiwanese nationals accused of stealing tra...

Chinese professor convicted of stealing trade secrets from US firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced the conviction of Zhang Hao (張浩), who stole trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies and enabled China's Tianjin University ...

EU blasts China for continued IP violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Commission believes China to be the worst offender in terms of intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement, according to the Financial Times on Thursday (...

Virus unleashes wave of fraud in US amid fear and scarcity

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 39-year-old former investment manager in Georgia was already facing federal federal charges that he robbed hundreds of retirees of their savings through a Ponzi scheme when the rap...

EPL's Saudi piracy concerns as Newcastle takeover assessed

The English Premier League has to decide whether to approve Saudi Arabia's takeover of Newcastle while concerned that piracy of its broadcasts from the kingdom poses a “significant risk” to the compet...

Taiwan busts biggest piracy movie website 8maple.ru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's most popular piracy movie website, 8maple.ru (楓林網), was busted on Wednesday (April 8) in Taoyuan, while its two Taiwanese founders were nabbed, followed by th...

Panda and poke: Restaurant trademarks can stir legal fights

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — When picking a name for their Asian-Mexican fusion restaurant in suburban Phoenix, Paul and Nicole Fan settled on “Panda Libre,” hoping the mix of China's iconic bear and the Spa...

Qualcomm launches Taiwan innovation center for startup ecosystem

U.S. chip giant Qualcomm Inc. opened an innovation center in Taipei Monday (March 10) to promote the development of a startup ecosystem in Taiwan and deepen the company's collaboration with Taiwan...

China slams US over 'attack' on its candidate to UN body

GENEVA (AP) — A Chinese ambassador on Wednesday ripped into the U.S. for an “attack” on China's candidate to head a United Nations agency that monitors and tracks intellectual property like patents, t...

Creators of original Phanatic call redesign 'an affront'

NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of the original Phillie Phanatic accused the Philadelphia Phillies of "an affront to our intellectual property rights and to Phillies fans everywhere" with the team's rede...

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career. Dean’s planned app...

Pound jumps on expected Tory win; trade talk lifts shares

BANGKOK (AP) — The British pound surged Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party claimed a robust majority in Parliament, while talk of China-U.S. trade deal buoyed share prices in ...

US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and China were expected to announce Friday a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month t...