Parker-Hannifin is now a trilogy. The case (T-14609) started with the General Court’s (GC) ruling in May 2013. The judgement was appealed to the
Telecommunications providers could face higher penalties for breaching their performance benchmarks, if proposals in a new consultation paper are adopted.
On 5 March 2011, the Spanish Parliament approved an amendment of the Spanish Copyright Act allowing a Commission (dependent of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs) to close down websites that infringe copyrights.
On December 8, 2010, well-known patent aggregator Intellectual Ventures filed three patent infringement lawsuits against nine companies in the security software, memory, and chip markets.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that software licenses transferred in connection with an internal reorganization do not vest with the surviving entity, despite state law to the contrary, unless the underlying license agreement expressly permits such transfers without the consent of the licensor.
Successor liability is a trap that can spring, capturing perhaps innocent parties and making them pay for the competition infringements of others.
Law enforcement agencies in Sweden and many other countries have been viewed as slow to act to investigate instances of illegal file sharing.