Back in 2014, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) arrested Callum Haywood for bypassing UK pirate site blockade. Haywood undergone interrogation but was later released on bail. He also agreed to voluntarily give up a number of sites, although this did not stop the police from pursuing the case.
As a legal firm that advocates the unlawfulness of online copyright infringement, TCYK LLC has taken matters into its hands by sending letters to Sky broadband customers who allegedly pirated the Robert Redford film “The Company You Keep”, which starred Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon and Shia LaBeouf.
A 39-year-old Israeli hacker and former contestant of Israel’s version of Austrian Idol, Adi Lederman, was indicted of leaking fragments of Madonna’s new album “Rebel Heart” and was found guilty of intellectual property infringement. He is sentenced to 14-month custody by Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court on July 9, 2015.
The online piracy trial over piracy protection between 26-year-old proprietor of Wawa-Mania, Dimitri Mader, and foremost movie and music copyright owners and software provider Microsoft, which has been going from 2009 had finally ended. The alleged culprit had been ordered to pay reparations amounting to $17.2 million.
“Government officials in the Yunnan border town of Ruili held a forum this week discussing how to legally protect the city’s name. One option, openly supported by the many on July 5 meeting, is to sue companies trading on the Ruili name in provincial courts for intellectual property right infringement. However, it remains unclear if such litigation is even possible.” – (Gokunming.com)
Mobile payments solutions provider Colour Planet arraigns leading mobile network operator Safaricom over copyright infringement of its trademark through its latest product Okoa Stima.
On Tuesday, Oracle Corp claims for $200 million damages and injunction, and filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Rimini Street Inc., and its Chief Executive Seth Ravin, which would go to trial in September.