A non-party must be sufficiently “legally identified” with the an enjoined party to be enjoined for conduct other than abetting a new violation
Recent amendments to the Trade Marks Act 2002 and the Copyright Act 1994 have enhanced the government's ability to investigate and prosecute those who import and trade in counterfeit goods.
In September 2010, the Vietnamese government issued a Decree (No. 972010ND-CP) to cut down on red tape and make it easier to initiate action
On 26th November 2010 the Svea Court of Appeal issued its judgment in the Pirate Bay case.
The developer of an automated videogame-playing software program violated the anticircumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, but is not liable for copyright infringement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled.
On December 21, 2010, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its decision in Spansion Inc. v. ITC, No. 09-1460, affirming the decision of the United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) in Investigation No. 337-TA-605.
On Oct. 21, 2010, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-2765 (Judge Wm. B. Shubb) entered a temporary restraining order prohibiting Zen Path, LLC from submitting infringement notices to eBay claiming that Design Furnishings, Inc.'s wicker furniture infringes Zen Path's copyrights in numerous articles of wicker furniture.
Counterfeiters are a huge problem for the holders of design or trademark rights.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced the formation of a new Task Force on Intellectual Property, in part to confront the growing number of domestic and international crimes involving theft of intellectual property ("IP").
The Federal Court has found that iiNet did not authorise any copyright infringement by its users who access BitTorrent systems to download copyright works - film and television programs.