Nike-owned Converse, the company responsible for the Chuck Taylor All Star shoe, is suing to stop other shoemakers from copying what it says are distinctive elements of its design. Grant Halverson/AP hide caption

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This 2011 image taken by a crested black macaque in Indonesia has ignited a debate over who owns the photo. The camera's owner says the image belongs to him. In its new manual, the U.S. Copyright Office disagrees. David J Slater/Caters News Agency/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Law professor Lawrence Lessig has reached a settlement with an Australian record label that tried to sue him for infringement. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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