SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading champion of artists and other holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that its CEO Christopher Sabec will co-chair the 6th Annual 2015 Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit in Los Angeles on July 20-22, 2015. Mr. Sabec's invitation to co-chair this event signifies his leadership in anti-piracy and rights protection.
"I am honored to serve as co-chair of this event, as I believe it is a great resource for the latest and most useful information to protect copyrighted IP and support creators," said Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp. "Copyright infringement and piracy are major issues plaguing all creative industries. Rightscorp offers a simple, elegant solution that has proven effective in protecting digital assets. Through reasonable settlements – and avoiding litigation – our solution protects owners of IP and fosters further creativity."
At the 2014 Summit, Mr. Sabec delivered a key presentation on Internet Service Providers' (ISPs) legal obligations to content creators and their liability for subscriber infringements. In this talk, Mr. Sabec highlighted the growth of peer-to-peer piracy in North America and noted that under U.S. law, no one is entitled to participate in piracy with impunity. He also encouraged rights owners to hold ISPs accountable for piracy on their networks. In this year's summit, Mr. Sabec will be speaking in the session "Web 4.0: It's Time for the Internet to Grow Up," in which he will advocate for a future when the IP of creators is protected on the web.
The 6th Annual 2015 Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit brings together experts in the film, TV, gaming, music, software, sports, and e-publishing industries, along with content producers and developers, law enforcement officials, government policymakers, and legal experts, to discuss and develop solutions to optimize content and copyright protection processes.
About Rightscorp, Inc.
Rightscorp (RIHT) is a leading champion of creators and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP). The Company's patent pending digital loss-prevention technology provides a simple, elegant solution to protect digital assets through settlement – avoiding costly and contentious litigation. The approach values artists and fosters creativity. Rightscorp ensures that owners and creators are rightfully paid for their IP, including music, movies, software, books, and games.
Rightscorp implements existing law to solve copyright infringements by identifying illegal file sharing activities and sending notifications and settlement opportunities through Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Rightscorp represents more than 1.5 million copyrights and has partnered with major motion picture studios, numerous platinum recording artists, Academy Award-winning films, top TV shows, and many other IP owners and creators to monetize major media titles. Rightscorp has received settlements from subscribers of more than 233 ISPs and closed more than 200,000 cases of copyright infringement to date. With 22% of all Internet traffic used to distribute copyrighted content without permission or compensation to the creators, Rightscorp is pursuing an estimated $2.3 billion opportunity. Visit www.rightscorp.com.
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