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Both “installation” and “storage” of software in computer memory may infringe copyright

On June 8, 2016 the Economic Disputes Judicial Board of the Russian Supreme Court published its Ruling in case No. А20-2391/20131.

Under the merits of the case, in 2013 Microsoft Corp. filed a lawsuit against Elsi-Trek LLC seeking to compensate for the infringement of the software illegally installed on the defendant’s computers. The software had allegedly possessed certain “counterfeit” characteristics (f.e., absence of the authenticity certificate, differences between activation keys, etc).

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