Commentary

73 Russia: civil and criminal liability for infringement

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

73 Russia: civil and criminal liability for infringement

| Commentary

73 Russia: civil and criminal liability for infringement

The remedies available in relation to the infringement of copyright and related rights include injunctive relief, damages and seizure of infringing materials1. The author or other rights owner of any right that is infringed also has the right to seek compensation from the infringer instead of the payment of damages2. It is also possible to apply to the court for an order against any person believed on sufficient grounds to be an infringer prohibiting that person from carrying out certain actions including manufacture, reproduction, sale, hire, importation, transportation, storage or possession of

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