Intellectual property

FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi has promised to cut China's auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an escalating tariff spat with Washington, in a speech Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at a business conference. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
April 10, 2018 - 9:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery...
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China's President Xi Jinping delivers his opening speech at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao in south China's Hainan province, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Xi promised to cut auto import taxes, open China's markets further and improve conditions for foreign companies in a speech Tuesday that called for international cooperation against a backdrop of a spiraling dispute with Washington over trade and technology. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping set the stage Tuesday for a possible effort to resolve a worsening clash with Washington over technology and trade by promising to cut auto import taxes, improve intellectual property protection and boost imports. Xi's pledges at a business conference came as...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi has promised to cut China's auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an escalating tariff spat with Washington, in a speech Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at a business conference. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
April 10, 2018 - 5:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi has promised to cut China's auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an escalating tariff spat with Washington, in a speech Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at a business conference. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
April 10, 2018 - 5:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery...
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FILE - This Wednesday, June 5, 2013 file photo shows a general view of the crowd in St. Peter's Square during Pope Francis general audience, at the Vatican.The Vatican’s crackdown on the commercial use of its official emblems has found resistance from a Spanish website that refuses to give up on referencing the seat of the Catholic Church in its masthead. Spain’s trademark office said in September 2017 that InfoVaticana.com, a privately-run website that publishes articles about religion in Spanish and Italian, can’t register as a brand because that would mislead readers about being officially tied to the Holy See. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)
March 20, 2018 - 6:30 am
MADRID (AP) — A Vatican crackdown on the commercial use of its official emblems has met resistance from a Spanish website that refuses to stop referencing the seat of the Catholic Church in its masthead. So far, Spain's trademark office has taken the Vatican's side. It ruled that InfoVaticana.com...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 07, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 9:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's trade and manufacturing adviser says the president's planned tariffs for steel and aluminum imports would not immediately apply to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 07, 2018 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are sinking Wednesday as investors worry that more protectionist trade policies are on the way. Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, resigned after he opposed the administration's planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. Trump also...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 07, 2018 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 11:42 a.m. As Trump prepares to formally institute tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, he's in the final stages of decision-making on another tough trade action...
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February 27, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A media monitoring company is cheating Fox News out of revenue by failing to pay for some content it resells, a federal appeals court said Tuesday in a decision closely watched in the news broadcasting industry. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against TVEyes Inc., a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, a neon Michael Jordan "Jumpman" sign is reflected in a mirror along with merchandise for sale at the Charlotte Hornets' NBA basketball fan store in Charlotte, N.C. A federal appeals court says an iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan did not violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, that the logo was based on a photograph of Jordan by Nike that was inspired by a 1984 photo by Jacobus Rentmeester. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan that the company has used to market billions of dollars of merchandise didn't violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The logo was based on a photograph taken...
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