Intellectual property

January 12, 2018 - 3:08 am
PRO FOOTBALL ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The NFL said it will investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as coach. The Fritz Pollard Alliance called for the investigation on Wednesday out of concern that Raiders owner Mark Davis came to an agreement...
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January 12, 2018 - 2:06 am
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Vegas Golden Knights players celebrate their 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers following an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
January 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Army has filed a challenge opposing the application of the NHL's newest franchise to register the trademark "Vegas Golden Knights." In a claim filed Wednesday with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in suburban Washington, the Army claims it will be damaged if...
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January 03, 2018 - 11:46 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Richard Gunderman, Indiana University (THE CONVERSATION) Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:04 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks gain NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are higher in midday trading on Wall Street, putting the Standard & Poor's 500 index on track for its first gain in five days. Technology, industrial stocks and banks are up more than the rest of the market. Facebook, Boeing and Wells Fargo...
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The undated photo provided by Hit Radio FFH shows donkey 'Vitus' on his meadow in Schlitz, central Germany. The owner of a pricy McLaren sports car is in court to try to get a donkey owner to pony up for an alleged 5,000 euros (US$ 5,876) in damage caused when the animal chomped the backside of the vehicle. (Hit Radio FFH/dpa via AP) Mandatory Credit
September 29, 2017 - 11:24 am
OKLAHOMA LONGHORN BULL WITH RECORD HORN SPAN SOLD IN TEXAS FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A longhorn bull from Oklahoma with a record horn span of more than 8 feet has been sold for $165,000 at the Fort Worth Stockyards in Texas. The bull named Cowboy Tuff Chex owned by Bob Loomis of Overbrook, Oklahoma...
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June 29, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is giving up the legal fight over the name of the Washington Redskins. In a letter to a federal appeals court, the department said last week's Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam in favor of an Asian-American band calling itself the Slants means the NFL...
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June 29, 2017 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is giving up the legal fight over the name of the Washington Redskins. In a letter to a federal appeals court, the department said last week's Supreme Court decision in favor of an Asian-American band calling itself the Slants means the NFL team will prevail...
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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2015, file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder walks the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. Supreme Court precedent may help the club in its ongoing legal battle, but the fight...
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June 19, 2017 - 8:46 pm
NBA-DRAFT Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in this week's NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. Boston will get the Sixers' pick, No. 3 overall, and another first-rounder in 2018 or 2019. The teams agreed to the deal over the...
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