Google Play Store & DMCA

Google Play is an electronic distribution service by Google. It is an official application store for the Android systems, enabling users to peruse and download applications created with the Android programming development kit and distributed through Google. Google Play additionally serves as a digital media store, offering music, magazines, books, movies, and TV programs. The presentation of the things in the digital medium gives intellectual property rights over it to the owner of the creative work. Some were in the practice for abusing these method of presentation and copy the contents. They were into a practice of using one’s intellect for their own purpose.

At every online website, there are people, who are involved with offering their own specific things at their own website. We had our client who was offering android application in Google play store. As those applications were of very demanding, misusing this, the infringers started offering the same android application without any consent from the owner of the copyrighted work. The infringer copied the original pictures and replicate the application, which was their true objective to misdirect the users. The application was an exclusive one and the demand were high, the infringer took the advantage and copied the application over which our client has exclusive ownership.

The infringer had copied the application images and the description of such application of our client and posted in Google play store, which can be termed as Copyright infringement. This infringement make huge loss to the client in their business as well as the popularity. At this intersection, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 1988 comes into picture. It is the law in United States, which criminalizes the copying of work over which copyright exists. These act also extends the disciplines for copyright infringement in the web.

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As there exist a copyright infringement, the experts of Lex Protector International Law Office managed how to give Copyright Notice to the alleged infringing website. Stating the proper and valid legal grounds, the notice has given to the alleged infringing website communicating the consequences of the infringement. Team Lex Protector viably have the ability to take down the infringing content from the website. Lex Protector has diverse mechanical assembly to resolve the cases in least time period and tries to give 100% client satisfaction.

Issuing DMCA take down notice isn’t an easy task. There are negative results in case you send anything incorrectly in the notice. The notice has to draft in precise manner stating the consequences of the infringement over the web. Thus it is always advised to take a help of an expert in the field of Intellectual Property Rights.

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