Indian matchmaking website Matrimony.com has obtained an injunction against a series of websites, including one owned by Kerala-based Kaylan Jewellers, for domain names which infringed its trademarks.
Soft drinks brand Sunkist has been successful in its bid to stop child-care website Sunkissed Families from registering its name as a trademark.
The co-songwriter of “Lady Marmalade” has filed a $20 million lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing for copyright infringement and unpaid royalties.
Photographer Jill Greenberg is suing advertising agency Dentsu McGarry Bowen and consumer products manufacturer the Clorox Company for copyright infringement after they allegedly misused licensed portraits of cats on glass.
The owners of popular children's TV show “Peppa Pig” have sued a number of Chinese enterprises over counterfeit merchandise related to the show.
Following the adoption of the EU Copyright Directive, Germany has claimed that controversial online upload filters are likely to be required and can only be prevented “as far as possible”.
The Motion Picture Association of America has urged the US Federal Trade Commission to address the “diminished access” to information, which it said is vital to combating illegal conduct online.
The High Court of Delhi has asserted its right to issue so-called “dynamic injunctions” aimed at tackling mirrors, or redirect sites, of known pirate websites and recommended fines be levied on users who know they are accessing infringing content.
Apple Corps, a music company founded by members of The Beatles, has taken unnamed counterfeiters to court over the online sale of fake goods.
A dispute between Netherlands-based anti-piracy organisation BREIN and Usenet provider News-Service Europe has been referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union.