Robert Holleyman, a former lobbyist for BSA, a software industry group, is to be a deputy USTR.
A court rules that an actress duped into appearing in an anti-Muslim film has a copyright in the movie.
Under the old rules, anything published in 1938 would be fair game today. But then Congress intervened.
The legendary detective and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, are now in the public domain, a judge has ruled.
But government works aren't even subject to copyright.
Lawsuit seeks to expose a secret trade treaty that could profoundly affect US copyright and patent law.
FCC allows in-flight calls and 100,000 people demand electronic privacy reform.
Hotfile settles with Hollywood and House prepares for Thursday patent vote.
Industry lobbyists have a lot more access to trade negotiators and secret documents than public interest groups do.
The government allegedly installed a program thousands of times without permission or payment.