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Online GWiR 24 December 2008 from IP Think Tank

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Highlights this week included:

Wall Street Journal reports RIAA to ‘abandon’ mass litigation, RIAA signs voluntary ‘graduated response’ agreements with major ISPs (Excess Copyright) (Michael Geist) (Internet Cases) (Ars Technica) (ContentAgenda) (ContentAgenda) (ContentAgenda) (EFF) (TorrentFreak) (Techdirt) (Public Knowledge) (Public Knowledge) (Copyfight) (The Trademark Blog) (Lessig) (ContentAgenda) (Techdirt) (Techdirt) (Intellectual Property Watch) (Managing Intellectual Property)

Licensing deal breaks down, Warner Music Group demands YouTube remove its music (ContentAgenda) (Techdirt) (Out-Law) (Techdirt)

 

Global

Global – General

Internet Governance Forum and open standards (Spicy IP)

 

Global – Copyright

PSP piracy is trending up, despite Sony’s claims (TorrentFreak)

 

Australia

Australian ‘net filter testing set, will include P2P (TorrentFreak) (Ars Technica) (Techdirt)

 

China

Mui! World accused of plagiarising characters of Ragnarok, World of Warcraft and Maple Story in their online game Aurore Blade (IP Dragon)

 

India

Delhi High Court orders Centre for Science and Environment to remove all copyright-infringing Hindustan Times Media content from its website (Spicy IP)

 

New Zealand

Women’s shoe company Jimmy Shoo demands Kookychoo.com online gift business stop using its name (Techdirt)

 

Spain

Spanish ‘pirates’ share files on government doorstep (TorrentFreak)

 

United Kingdom

Keeping up with the Brits – similarities between RIAA and UK’s plans for combating illegal file-sharing (Media Wonk)   

 

United States

US – Copyright

Wall Street Journal reports RIAA to ‘abandon’ mass litigation, RIAA signs voluntary ‘graduated response’ agreements with major ISPs (Excess Copyright) (Michael Geist) (Internet Cases) (Ars Technica) (ContentAgenda) (ContentAgenda) (ContentAgenda) (EFF) (TorrentFreak) (Techdirt) (Public Knowledge) (Public Knowledge) (Copyfight) (The Trademark Blog) (Lessig) (ContentAgenda) (Techdirt) (Techdirt) (Intellectual Property Watch) (Managing Intellectual Property)

End the [copyright] war: NOW! – opinion article by Lawrence Lessig (Lessig)

RIAA graduated response plan: Q&A with Cary Sherman (Ars Technica)

RIAA plan meets with resistance from some ISPs (Internet Cases) (Techdirt)

Licensing deal breaks down, Warner Music Group demands YouTube remove its music (ContentAgenda) (Techdirt) (Out-Law) (Techdirt)

GateHouse Media sues New York Times over linking to its online publications (Techdirt) (The Trademark Blog)

iPodhash project moves to Wikileaks following DMCA notice (Ars Technica)

Chilling effects: Another mixtape provider, Mixwit, shut down (Techdirt)

MPAA sues campusist.com, movies-on-demand.tv, sswarez.com over movie piracy (ContentAgenda)

New Psystar filing full of sound and fury, signifying nothing: Apple v Psystar (Ars Technica)

 

US – Trade Marks

Class certification for trade mark infringement and Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act claims denied: Vulcan Golf v Google (Technology & Marketing Law Blog)

 

 

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