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Riot Games sues Moonton’s Mobile Legends again for plagiarism

It was reported that, on May 9 Riot Games Inc, the maker of the popular computer game "League of Legends," sued ByteDance unit Shanghai Moonton Technology Co Ltd in Los Angeles federal court for what it called "blatant copying" of the game's mobile version. Riot Gam

The first game map copyright infringement case: Tencent was awarded $3.9 mln

On December 6, 2021, Guangdong High People's Court overturned a lower court ruling over a game map copyright infringement case in favor of Tecent against seven defendants and awarded Tencent more than 25,000,000 RMB ($3.9million) in damages. As introduced by the court, it was the first validate&

Ruling against US game company overturned in copyright case against Lenovo

China’s Supreme People's Court (SPC) on November 24, 2021 reversed a lower court ruling in favor of Chinese multinational technology company Lenovo (Beijing) Limited (联想(北京)有限公司) in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by American game company Playmous, Inc. and remanded the ca

Chinese Olympics broadcaster CCTV granted injunction to block program piracy

China’s Pudong New Area People’s Court of Shanghai city on February 13 ruled that Zhuhai Chuanghi New Network Technology Co., Ltd. (珠海创嗨新网络科技有限公司) must stop providing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics programming on the application developed and maintained by it.

Foxit seeks $5.5 mln in damages in lawsuit against Kingsoft

China’s Foxit Software (福建福昕软件开发股份有限公司) in January filed a computer software copyright infringement lawsuit against Chinese rival Kingsoft Corporation (北京金山办公软件股份有限公司) at the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court of Fujian province, seeking 35 million yuan ($5.5 million) in damages.