Possible consequences of illegal distribution of copyrighted files through BitTorrent P2P networks

On 18 May 2007 the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Cong affirmed the sentence ruled with regard to Chan Nai-Ming, a citizen of Hong Cong, for illegal distribution of movies through P2P file sharing network. Thus, uploading movies constituted “distribution” under copyright law of Hong Cong.  Links: Judgment of the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Cong more info: link 1 >>> link 2 >>> link 3 >>> [more]

Court sentenced a photographer from Chernigov Oblast for illegal use of Photoshop

On August 09, 2011, Nezhinsky gorrayounnyi court of Chernigov oblast sentenced to UAH1500 fine a photographer which illegally used Photoshop in his professional entrepreneurial activity (case №1-271/11). The guilty person had reimbursed UAH11293 of damages to the rights holder before the sentence was ruled.  Source[more]

Sale of CDs and DVDs with counterfeit copyrightable objects leads to criminal liability

On 15 June 2011 Malinsky district court of Zhitomir oblast found a person guilty in copyright infringement. The convicted defendant illegally sold films, phonograms and computer programs on CDs and DVDs at a city market. Punishment – 1 year in prison, suspended sentence. In addition, the court satisfied a civil claim of Videoservice Ukraine, Ltd., collecting from the guilty UAH11401,75 of damages.  Source: http://www.reyestr.court.gov.ua/Review/16651821  [more]

A man form Poltava oblast sentenced to a fine for copyright infringement

On the 9th of June 2011 Globinsky district court of Poltava oblast found a private entrepreneur guilty in copyright infringement. The convicted defendant illegally disseminated counterfeit copies of audiovisual works. Therefore, he was imposed a fine.  Sentence of the court is available at: http://www.reyestr.court.gov.ua/Review/16661275 [more]

Entrepreneur from Ivano-Frankovsk oblast sentenced to a fine for illegal distribution of audiovisual works

Pursuant to the sentence of Galitsky district court of Ivano-Frankovsk oblast of 19 April 2011 in case №1-30/11 an entrepreneur from this oblast was found guilty in illegal distribution of audiovisual works on tangible mediums. He also was found guilty in three other crimes. Fine was imposed on the convicted.  Sentence of the court can be reached here: http://www.reyestr.court.gov.ua/Review/16963139 [more]

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