Macrovision Obtains Interim Injunction Vs. Media Markt

Law360, New York (October 10, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Macrovision Corporation, a provider of digital rights management and copy protection technologies, obtained a temporary injunction in the District Court of Frankfurt, Germany, against the Frankfurt outlet of Media Markt TV-Hifi-Elektro Gmb, the company said in a statement.

The injunction prohibits the ongoing sale of the Macro 2000 copy protection circumvention device. Macrovision was granted the injunction under the newly-enacted German Copyright Directive that prohibits copy protection circumvention devices in that country, the company said.

The Macro 2000 strips off copy protection from protected DVDs and...
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