Why would an American lawyer call attention to a Russian court's decision? As this article explains, a Russian court's finding of copyright infringement against a social networking site over unlicensed popular music represented Russia's first major decision in favor of intellectual property protection; given that international intellectual property infringement is a primary justification behind bills like SOPA and PIPA, this sort of development represents a major impact on American businesses.
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Russian Court Makes Landmark Intellectual Property Ruling