A game industry infringement case recently ushered in the final judgment, Netease “dream journey to the west” sued 4399 “fairy language” plagiarism in the second instance, and was awarded 15 million yuan. At the end of October, Guangzhou intellectual property court made a public judgment on the case of copyright infringement and unfair competition between Guangzhou Sifeng Information Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Sifeng company), Guangzhou 4399 Information Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as 4399 company) and Hangzhou Netease Leihuo Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Leihuo company), It was found that the game “Xianyu” had plagiarized “dream journey to the west”, and the decision rejected the appeal and upheld the original judgment, and Sifeng company and 4399 company compensated Leihuo company with 15 million yuan. < p > < p > Leihuo company became the obligee of “dream journey to the west” with exclusive license. It found that the Xianyu produced and operated by Sifeng company and 4399 company was similar to that of dream journey to the West. In the first instance, it filed a lawsuit to Tianhe District People’s Court of Guangzhou City, demanding that Sifeng company and 4399 company stop infringement, eliminate influence and compensate for losses. Finally, Tianhe court ruled in the first instance《 Xianyu constitutes copyright infringement and unfair competition, and the compensation is 15 million yuan. Sifeng company and No.43 company refused to accept the first instance decision and appealed to Guangzhou intellectual property court. < / P > < p > the court of second instance found out in the trial that the whole picture of dream journey to the West constitutes a kind of electric works, and the game characters, NPC images, game scenes, pet skills, special effects description and other contents of the game “fairy tale” plagiarized “dream journey to the west” as a whole, which constituted copyright infringement. At the same time, the court found that the malicious guiding behavior of Sifeng company and 4399 company was constituted It is unfair competition. The court of second instance finally rejected the appeal and upheld the original judgment. Global Tech

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