Tag Archives: Infringement

Ukraine: updated Statutory Damages for Copyright Infringement

Ilarion TomarovSince July 22, 2018, a new mechanism for calculation of the amount of statutory damages has become effective in Ukraine. From now on a court should determine damages based on the license fee the infringer would have paid to … Continue reading

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What do you meme copyright infringement?

Memes: What are they? Memes are silly images with a funny caption designed to make you laugh or brighten your day. It’s almost impossible to not see a meme when you use the internet. So many unforgettable memes like Rage … Continue reading

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Swedish Supreme Court to rule on damages relating to online copyright infringement

In 2017 four Swedish men were sentenced by Linköping District Court [see here] to jail for their role in running and operating the following torrent websites: Dreamfilm, PirateHub, TFplay, and Tankafetast. As also explained on TorrentFreak, the four sites initially … Continue reading

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Cosmos Furniture Sued For Copyright and Design Patent Infringement Again

Amini designs and sells unique furniture at various tradeshows and through distributors and its furniture designs are featured in magazines and on popular websites.  Amini obtains intellectual property protection for its furniture designs, including three copyright registrations (Reg. Nos. VA … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Tea: Beware of TM Infringement

Diamond Hong owns the Tai Chi mark shown above on the left and Tai Chi Green Tea is has the mark on the right.  Are these confusingly similar if both used in the hot beverage market? The PTAB sided with cancellation … Continue reading

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