SIMENS Benefits: A Breakthrough of the Legal Compensation Limit on Pirate Software Litigation

As reported (note: the link is in Chinese), SIMENS PLC Software won the copyright dispute over its software against Excelstor Technology (Excelsor), a company headquartered in Shenzhen, in Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court, with a sentence to stop the infringement and compensation of 1.16 million yuan for the infringement. There are two eye catching points in this case: 1) the court aided SIMENS in evidence preservation to detain the computers of Excelsor’ s design department, which are detected of NX Unigraphics copyrighted by SIMENS, and that is rare in the cases of this kind; 2) the judged compensation surpassed the legal limit. The post today mainly focuses on the 2nd point. (the image today is the logo of SIMENS)