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Sony entangled in 1.55 M yuan copyright trouble

  Beijing Dongcheng District People’s Court recently took the producer of the famous cartoon China's five-thousand-year Civilization Shanghai Shuimu Animation Design’s complaint against Sony China and Beijing Huaxia Anye Company over infringement of its copyright.

  Shanghai Shuimu Animation claimed that their cartoons have earned good reputation from young Chinese viewers, however the two defendants linked the Sony TV sets with the network users without authorization, thus infringing upon its lawful rights and interests and causing sales decline of cartoon and economic loss. The plaintiff then filed suit to the court and sought injunction and 1.55 million yuan in damages, eliminated negative effects by apologizing on the public media.

  We will follow the development of the case.

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