Estonian Software Pirate to Pay EUR 100.000 in Damages to Five Software Companies

Dec 22 2009 - 15:04

The court has ordered a 30-year-old software pirate Ott Speek to pay EUR 102,403 (USD 149,106) in damages to five software companies.

He was found guilty of intellectual property infringement for manufacturing and selling pirated software. Speek will also spend the next 15 months on probation.

He is to pay Microsoft EUR 19,200 (USD 27,930), Adobe Systems EUR 6,400 (USD 9,310), Corel Corporation EUR 1,389 (USD 2,020), Bentley Systems, Inc. EUR 5,173 (USD 7,526) and Autodesk, Inc. EUR 64,001 (USD 93,096).

For more information, please contact Aleksandra Noveska in our Macedonia office.

Source: Estonia Business News Channel

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