Group Members,

As part of the upcoming Event, Peer-to-Peer Sharing with David Nimmer, I wanted to provide materials that will aid in a better understanding of the multitude of issues surrounding this controversial topic. I hope you enjoy!

How Anti-Piracy Law Will Aid Publishers

In a landmark ruling on April 17, a Swedish court handed down a guilty verdict in the widely followed copyright-infringement trial of the four founders of The Pirate Bay, a notorious hub for the peer-to-peer sharing of video games, software, music, movies and other copyrighted files. In this Analysis, Wendy Freedman of LeClair Ryan examines the Swedish ruling and discusses IP enforcement actions and the effects of piracy.