US legislators call on Google to expand copyright efforts
A group of US lawmakers has told Google, parent company of YouTube, that creators risk being left behind by YouTube’s copyright protection policies.
IP dominates Beijing Internet Court’s first year
IP disputes made up 80% of cases heard by the Beijing Internet Court over its first year in existence, Chinese state media have reported.
Audible stalls ‘Captions’ feature rollout following copyright suit
Amazon’s Audible will not enable its new “Audible Captions” feature for a number of audiobooks, following a copyright infringement complaint by several members of the Association of American Publishers.
Juul takes on online counterfeiters selling to minors
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs has taken legal action against counterfeiters which it says are making dangerous counterfeits of its vaping products and selling them to minors.
Burberry takes on counterfeiters operating ‘hundreds’ of websites
Burberry has filed a trademark infringement suit against the operators of a number of online websites which allegedly sell counterfeit products.
ISP sues to force disclosure of RIAA infringement data
A US internet service provider is suing to compel the Recording Industry Association of America to disclose the effectiveness of its copyright alert system.
Book publishers sue Audible over new ‘Captions’ feature
Several book publishers have filed a joint copyright infringement suit against Amazon’s Audible.
DoJ charges eight over illegal sites bigger than Netflix, Hulu
Eight individuals have been charged with conspiring to violate criminal copyright law by running two of the largest illegal streaming services in the US, the country’s Department of Justice has said.
Producer says Drake’s ‘Nice For What’ infringes his copyright
A US-based producer has filed a copyright infringement suit against various artists and producers including Drake.
Premier League season opens with 16 cease-and-desist letters
The Premier League and the Federation Against Copyright Theft have served cease-and-desist notices to 16 premises across the UK suspected of distributing pirate football streams.