NJORD Latvia is representing subsidiaries of Amazon Inc. in a court case
NJORD is representing AbeBooks Inc. and AbeBooks Europe GmbH in a court dispute with the resident of Latvia, who operated the website www.antiques.gift and used the text and images taken from the website www.abebooks.co.uk in a way that infringed the copyright of AbeBooks Inc. and AbeBooks Europe GmbH. NJORD has secured a win in the court of first instance. The court held the defendant responsible for illegal copying and inserting the advertisements from www.abebooks.co.uk to http://antiques.gift and prohibited the defendant to make his website available in the Internet.
The client is represented by senior associate Anna Kosinska supported by partner Sergei Petrov.
AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, fine art and collectables. Abe AbeBooks Inc. and AbeBooks Europe GmbH are subsidiaries of Amazon Inc.
NJORD Latvia has a strong litigation practice covering various industries, but in particular IP, shipping, transport and insurance. With recent addition of senior associate Eduards Vaisla we now offer full litigation service covering civil, administrative and criminal law (white collar crimes). We are frequently recommended and hired exclusively as litigation specialists.