The MPA has teamed up with Google to remove pirate site domain names from search results in countries where these are already blocked by ISPs. No court has ordered Google to take action but the company is voluntarily complying with "no-fault" ISP injunctions. According to the MPA, this delisting of pirate sites is an effective tool in the fight against online piracy.
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The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Streaming and physical gains boost recorded-music trade sales to a seventh straight annual increase International music trade body the IFPI has reported a particularly positive set of results for the global recorded-music sector. Following on … Continue reading New issue of Music & Copyright with Indonesia report→
Sichuan and Inner Mongolia are two regions that recently announced their first cases using blockchain-stored evidence, local media reports. See related article: How blockchain technology is shaking up courtrooms in Asia Fast facts The Saihan District People’s Court of Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, admitted a contract stored on a blockchain as evidence in a case […]
By FintechNews staff –Cryptocurrency adoption has grown increased six-fold in the past couple of years since its inception. But digital currencies are not equally welcomed everywhere. Governments of different countries react to digital currencies differently as they cannot surely be regulated and controlled. Several countries are banning bitcoin and crypto transactions altogether. But some […]
The Delhi High Court hosted a ‘National Seminar on Adjudication of IPR Disputes in India’ on February 26, 2022, at the DRDO Bhawan, Rajaji Marg, New Delhi. The Seminar was live-streamed on the official YouTube channel of the Delhi High Court and is available at this link: Hon’ble Justice N.V. Ramana, Chief Justice of India was the Chief Guest, and Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs was the Guest of Honor of the Event. The…
As readers would know, the TRIPS Waiver proposal at the WTO regarding Covid vaccines and treatment, has been discussed ad-nauseum for more than a year now, with very little actual progress. Roshan John brings us an interesting update from a closed-door discussion between EU, India, South Africa and the United States, based on some leaked text that appears to be a draft document outlining a potential compromise / way forward. Roshan is a lawyer and works on trade and intellectual...
Recent trends in District of Delaware decisions on motions for parallel litigation stays pending inter parts reviews reveal that, although expected efficiencies may not materialize, stays continue to be a well-used dispute resolution strategy, say Casey Kraning and Kelly Del Dotto at Fish & Richardson.
EasyGroup Ltd., the parent company of the easyJet budget airline, has sued an online fundraising platform for charities in the English courts, accusing the smaller company of passing off the group's well-known "easy" trademark at the start of its name and using similar-looking branding.