Nearly five million people in the UK admit to using pirated TV streaming services, with 17% of them cancelling TV subscriptions as a result.
Record labels including Sony Music and Capitol Records have sued internet service provider Grande Communications for failing to disconnect its users who have allegedly illegally downloaded music.
The Swatch Group has recovered two domain names used as part of an email phishing scam sent to its employees.
Fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger has obtained a permanent injunction against dozens of online counterfeiters.
Footwear designer Deckers Outdoor Corporation has filed a design patent infringement complaint against an online retailer for unauthorised use of the UGG brand.
Italian sportswear company Moncler has recovered 148 domain names featuring the company’s ‘Moncler’ trademark, with the majority selling counterfeit goods.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has filed a writ of certiorari at the US Supreme Court over money that was seized by the US government in 2012.
The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP), an alliance of international broadcasters, and NAGRA, a provider of content protection solutions, have expanded their agreement to bring anti-piracy technology to the market.
E-commerce company Amazon is looking to crack down on unauthorised media-streaming players by updating its policy on restricted products.
Healthcare company Sanofi has recovered a domain name that was registered with fake details and featured the word ‘san0fi’.