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Surge in Google takedown requests

26-03-2014

The number of takedown requests sent to Google asking for the removal of infringing content has shot up by 711,887 percent in four years, a report claims.

OHIM hosts conference to fight piracy in sport

EU26-03-2014

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and Europol have organised a conference to tackle counterfeiting and piracy in sport.

European Commission defends ‘patent box’ probe

EU26-03-2014

The European Commission has defended its probe into schemes offering tax breaks for patentees, claiming they could benefit “highly mobile businesses” without triggering additional research and development activity.

Germany to ratify UPC

EU25-03-2014

The department responsible for the legal system in Germany has revealed it will be ratifying the Unified Patent Court proposals.

Two men admit guilt after app piracy charge

25-03-2014

Two US citizens have admitted distributing more than a million pirated apps, becoming the first people to face prison for criminal offences related to app piracy.

Apple and Amazon named in $5.2 billion copyright suit

25-03-2014

A man in the US has demanded an eye-watering $5.2 billion from Apple, Amazon and CD Baby, an online distributor of music, for alleged copyright infringement.

TMCH sends more than 500,000 cybersquatting warnings

International25-03-2014

The Trademark Clearinghouse has issued more than half a million pre-registration warnings to Internet users, it has revealed.

Microsoft study forecasts billions will be spent fighting piracy

International24-03-2014

Businesses and governments in the Asia Pacific region are likely to spend nearly $500 billion fighting piracy and data breaches, a report commissioned by Microsoft has found.

Netflix accused of infringing TV streaming patent

24-03-2014

Netflix is facing a legal battle after it was accused of infringing a patent formerly owned by British Telecom that was designed to protect copyrighted data from being redistributed.

Preparatory Committee for UPC revises 2015 deadline

EU24-03-2014

A new court to hear disputes related to the proposed Unitary Patent will not be in place by early next year, the group responsible for implementing it has admitted.

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