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Operators of Latin American piracy site jailed for three years

29-07-2019Saman Javed

Two operators of a Uruguay-based piracy website have been sentenced to three years and four months in prison.

LaLiga renews anti-piracy agreement with Belgian Pro League

EU26-07-2019Saman Javed

Spain’s LaLiga and Belgium’s Pro League have renewed an anti-piracy agreement.

Pink Floyd guitarist seeks counterfeits crackdown

US26-07-2019Rory O'Neill

The companies representing the IP rights of The Beatles and Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour have filed separate lawsuits targeting online counterfeiters.

Benefit and Tommy Hilfiger file identical lawsuits against counterfeiters

US24-07-2019Saman Javed

Tommy Hilfiger and Benefit Cosmetics have filed identical lawsuits against suspected online counterfeiters.

Domain name transfers fell in 2018: Nominet report

UK24-07-2019Saman Javed

The number of domain name complaints which resulted in a domain transfer fell in 2018, according to the UK’s .uk domain name registry, Nominet.

TikTok takes licensing dispute to Copyright Tribunal

UK23-07-2019Rory O'Neill

Chinese-owned social media app TikTok has referred a copyright dispute with three European music licensing bodies to the UK’s Copyright Tribunal.

USPTO invalidates patent in victory for Whatsapp

US22-07-2019Saman Javed

Facebook has won an inter partes review before the US Patent and Trademark Office in a patent dispute over its messaging service, Whatsapp.

Italian court orders Dailymotion to pay €5.5m in copyright damages

EU18-07-2019Saman Javed

French video-sharing platform Daily Motion must pay Italian media company Mediaset €5.5 million in damages for copyright infringement, a court has ruled.

Irish court blocks illegal streaming of Premier League

Ireland17-07-2019Saman Javed

Ireland has issued its first court order requiring internet service providers to block illegal streaming of English football matches.

Japanese music industry urges Apple to stamp out App Store piracy

Japan17-07-2019Rory O'Neill

Groups representing the Japanese music industry have called for Apple to crack down on unauthorised music apps which infringe copyright.

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