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Beijing Internet Court Civil Judgment (2018) Jing 0491 Min Chu No 239

english.bjinternetcourt.gov.cn | Updated: 2019-05-28


Baidu, China's search engine giant, was ordered to pay 1,560 yuan ($ 226) to Beijing Film Law Firm in China's first case about the protection of copyrighted content generated intelligently by software, according to Beijing Internet Court on April 25.

The case was filed by Beijing Film Law Firm against Beijing Baidu Netcom Science Technology Co Ltd. The law firm sued the defendant for violation of the right of authorship, right of integrity, and right of information communication on networks. 

According to the trial results, the defendant within seven days from the effective date of this judgment is required to publish an apology on the homepage of Baidu Baijiahao platform. 

Other claims of the plaintiff Beijing Film Law Firm were dismissed. 

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