Lost profits will drive future copyright infringement litigation in China

Stan Abrams writes that lost profits will be the driving force in future infringement litigation in China. 

Citing a Wall Street Journal article that estimated 78% of the PC software installed in China in the last year was pirated, Abrams suggested damages would not be a driver, as “damages in copyright cases are notoriously low in China.”

Calculating and proving lost profits is tricky.  In Calculating Lost Profit in IP and Patent Infringement Cases, Nancy Fannon has overlain her experience with a comprehensive analysis of the current case law to provide a resource for attorneys and IP managers alike.