Escobar estate triumphs in domain name arbitration
A company owned by the brother of infamous narco-trafficker Pablo Escobar has won its case to have the Pabloescobar.com domain transferred to its ownership, after an arbitration body found that it had been registered by the previous owner in bad faith.
Fortnite makers settle cheat suit with 14-year-old
Epic Games, the developers of the massively popular “Fortnite” game, has settled a copyright infringement suit with a 14-year-old boy accused of distributing illegal cheat codes on his YouTube channel.
Premier League hails conviction of beoutQ streaming box retailer
A man has been found guilty by a UK court of distributing illegal streaming devices that allow access to pirated sports content including the Premier League on the beoutQ channel.
Michael Kors targets eBay user over counterfeit sales
US fashion brand Michael Kors has filed legal action against eBay seller who it alleges is selling counterfeit versions of its products on the platform.
AAFA names Amazon domains in Notorious Markets submission
The American Apparel & Footwear Association has included foreign domains owned and operated by Amazon in its submission for the US Trade Representative 2019 Review of Notorious Markets.
Seinfeld wins ‘Comedians in Cars’ copyright suit
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has seen off a copyright infringement lawsuit from a former collaborator who claims he came up with the idea for hit Netflix series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”.
European Publishers condemn Google decision against Article 15
Several European publishers have condemned a blogpost by Google that they claim marks “Google’s intention not to respect the rules” of the European Copyright Directive.
Travis Scott settles copyright suit with Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul
Rapper Travis Scott has entered into a settlement after a member of the hip hop group Three 6 Mafia accused him of copyright infringement.
Music piracy drops in 2019, dominated by stream-ripping: report
The rate of music piracy has fallen this year from 2018, according to a new report from recording industry representatives.
Google wins right to be forgotten case at CJEU
Google has won a major victory at the Court of Justice of the European Union, after Europe’s top court ruled that the so-called “right to be forgotten” does not extend to search results on non-EU versions of Google.