For allegedly looting the idea for its billion-dollar Pirates of the Caribbean franchise by two writers who claim they conceived the silly swashbuckler portrayed by Johnny Depp, the Walt Disney Company is being sued.
Software maker Font Diner filed a copyright case against the German confectionery company Harito, at the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Independent pin artists filed a case against Fashion brand Marc Jacobs, for allegedly copying designs of pins in its “Resort 2017 collection”.
A popular Surfers Paradise nightclub named Escape Bar & Nightclub and its director, Steven Ritchardson, have been fined $115,000 for unlawfully using copyrighted music at its club by a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court. They allegedly refused to take out a Recorded Music for Dance Use licence