India publishes new e-commerce platform rules to protect consumers
India’s government has released a draft of a new set of rules for e-commerce platforms in a bid to stop the sale of counterfeits and fake reviews.
China-US trade war poses brand protection concerns: Red Points
The number of counterfeit products available on online networks has increased by 40% over the past year, according to a new report.
ACE wins $50m damages and injunction against Omniverse
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment has won $50 million in damages and a permanent injunction against Omniverse, a live TV streaming service.
Amazon launches Project Zero in India
Online marketplace Amazon has expanded its anti-counterfeiting programme Project Zero into India, three months after launching in Europe.
Charter Communications denies liability for copyright infringers
The owner of a US internet service provider has filed a motion of objection against a judge‘s recommendation that it could be held liable for copyright infringement by its subscribers.
Dior targets online counterfeiters in TM suit
Christian Dior has filed a trademark infringement suit against the operators of a number of online websites which allegedly sell counterfeit products.
RIAA subpoenas web-hosting service to help identify copyright infringers
The Recording Industry Association of America has subpoenaed a website hosting service to disclose the identities of one of its customers, who is allegedly infringing the copyright of some of its members.
Piracy and counterfeit sales down: EUIPO youth report
Half of all citizens in the EU didn’t access any illegal digital content during the last year, while only a small minority intentionally purchased counterfeit goods online.
Victory for Premier League as Singapore streaming retailer jailed
A Singapore-based electronics retailer has been jailed for three months and fines SGD $166,200 for selling illegal streaming devices.
Facebook launches $2m phishing suit
Facebook has invoked trademark law to target the operators of alleged phishing sites which imitate the social media platform and its subsidiary Instagram.