Intellectual property disputes now reach many more industries than they did in the past. No longer do intellectual property lawsuits only involve large corporations in medical and financial sectors. Any company may find itself embroiled in an intellectual property dispute, regardless of the size of the company or the industry in which it operates.
Copyright law has always been complex and dependent on the medium. In the digital age, however, it's taken on new levels. There have been well-publicized battles over ownership rights for music, movies, photographs and more.