A copyright infringement suit can follow a “little bit” use of a program without licence

Design Data Corporation alleged that Unigate Enterprise, Inc., infringed the copyright on Design Data’s computer aided design program by downloading an unauthorized copy of the program and importing and distributing within the United States program output generated by a Chinese contractor using an unauthorized copy of the program.

Sports.ru accused Match TV of using texts from sports.ru’s web-site illegally

Few days ago Match TV accused Sports.ru of copyright infringements. Now vise-versa. CEO of sports.ru, Dmitry Navosha, explained why sports.ru does not sue Match TV. According to Navosha, correspondent from Match TV in his reportage has read text from sports.ru without any reference to resource (sports.ru). Nevosha underlined that it was not occasional. Such things…

Sometimes Russian Roskomnadzor handles disputes on copyright infringement much better than courts

National sport channel has asked the court to apply “interim measures” in relation to web-site sports.ru in order to protect copyright in broadcasting television programs of “NTV Plus Sport” and “Our Football”. In other words, company asked the court to block web-site for copyright infringement of TV channels. The claimant asserts its programs were streamed…