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Academics oppose Japan’s proposal to make all pirate downloads illegal

Japan22-02-2019

A group of academics, lawyers and IP experts have issued an “emergency statement”, urging Japan’s government to reconsider its new copyright protection proposals.

Street artists sue Aldo over Instagram posts

Canada21-02-2019

Three street artists are suing Canadian footwear company Aldo for copyright and trademark infringement over the use of their work in promotional photos.

Nutramax warns against counterfeit supplements sold on Amazon

US20-02-2019

A company which develops nutritional supplements has issued a warning that a counterfeit version of one of its products is being sold on Amazon.

Film studios accuse Omniverse of ‘recruiting’ TV pirates

US20-02-2019

Film and TV studios have sued Omniverse One World Television and its owner Jason DeMeo, alleging that they are infringing copyright by offering pirated TV for streaming.

Asian Football Confederation recruits experts to protect IP

Asia19-02-2019

The Asian Football Confederation has started recruiting IP experts in a bid to tackle pirate TV channel beoutQ and other pirate broadcasters.

Miley Cyrus copyright suit should move forward, judge says

US18-02-2019

Miley Cyrus has been unsuccessful in her bid to dismiss a copyright infringement suit concerning her 2013 song “We Can’t Stop”.

‘No one can own a dance move’: Fortnite creator

US14-02-2019

Epic Games, creator of popular video game Fortnite, has hit back at claims that it stole rapper 2 Milly’s signature ‘Milly Rock’ dance, arguing that “no one can own a dance move”.

Europe-wide initiative to tackle ads on pirate sites launches

EU13-02-2019

The Trustworthy Accountability Group, an advertising industry organisation that boasts Google, Facebook and Disney as members, has launched a new initiative aimed at protecting European brands.

PIPCU warns of dangerous chemicals in counterfeit Valentine’s gifts

UK13-02-2019

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit of the City of London police has warned shoppers of the dangers of counterfeit goods ahead of Valentine’s Day.

CCIA criticises “unworkable” EU copyright directive

US12-02-2019

“Foreign countries are increasingly prone to imposing onerous IP regulations aimed at US internet companies”, according to the Computer & Communications Industry Association.

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