A ruling from the English High Court could limit the ability of copyright owners to issue so-called speculative invoices to people they believe have breached their IP rights online.
Statutory damages for infringement could be doubled, with triple damages for wilful and repeat infringers, under draft changes to China's Copyright Law. The proposed amendments have been published by the National Copyright Administration and comments were submitted running up until the end of April.
As the period ended for responses to the UK government proposals on copyright reform, Oxford Economics published a report saying the government's economic analysis was flawed.
A group of Australian academics told a key parliamentary committee that they believe Australia should reconsider ratifying ACTA.
The UK government said it will publish a green paper on its Communications Bill within the next few months.
A first-of-its-kind US government study titled Intellectual Property and the US Economy: Industries in Focus concluded that intellectual property results in more than one-third of GDP. and one-quarter of US jobs.