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Film makers endorse EU copyright directive

EU04-09-2018

Film directors and screenwriters have urged the European Parliament to pass the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which is due to be discussed next week.

China raises anti-counterfeiting pressure on e-commerce platforms

China03-09-2018

China has introduced legislation that will hold e-commerce platforms, such as Alibaba and Pinduoduo, jointly responsible for counterfeit goods sold by third parties on their site.

IP address not enough to sue for piracy, says Ninth Circuit

US30-08-2018

Presenting an IP address linked to alleged copyright infringement is not enough to sue the registered subscriber, according to a recent ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Amazon’s Twitch called out over pirate streams of YouTube fight

International, UK29-08-2018

Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch has been criticised for allegedly hosting pirated streams of a boxing match between two YouTube stars.

BMG secures ‘substantial settlement’ from Cox in piracy suit

US29-08-2018

Music licensing body BMG Rights Management has won a “substantial settlement” from Cox Communications, an internet service provider (ISP), bringing a four-year piracy dispute to an end.

WIPO issues UDRP guidelines in light of GDPR

EU28-08-2018

The World Intellectual Property Organization has updated its FAQ page on the impact that the EU General Data Protection Regulation will have on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy.

ICANN seeks feedback on unified access model

EU24-08-2018

ICANN has asked for feedback on its proposal for a possible unified access model to the Whois system, in an effort to engage with data protection authorities and be compliant with the newly implemented General Data Protection Regulation in the EU.

ICANN seeks comments on Donuts DPML request

International22-08-2018

ICANN has invited public comments on a request by domain name registry Donuts to amend its Domains Protected Marks List, a tool used to block trademarked terms.

Adobe hits Florida man with software suit

US22-08-2018

Adobe Systems has accused a Florida man of “piratical” conduct after he “systematically” infringed the trademarks and copyright associated with the company’s computer software.

USPTO launches counterfeits competition

US20-08-2018

The US Patent and Trademark Office has launched a new competition to combat counterfeiting, centring on consumer education and deterrence.

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