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June 23, 2008

Venture Intelligence Obtains High Court Injunction Against Copyright Violation by Boston Analytics

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Chennai, India: Based on a complaint by Venture Intelligence, the leading research service focused on private equity and venture capital activity in India, the High Court of Madras has granted an injunction against Boston Analytics, a US- and India-based business research firm, for infringing the copyrighted data and information of the Venture Intelligence Private Equity Deal Database.

According to the Venture Intelligence complaint, Boston Analytics had attempted to sell - for commercial gain – a report on Private Equity investments in India using copyrighted data and information from the Venture Intelligence database. The High Court injunction has required Boston Analytics to immediately stop marketing and sales of any product or service containing data / information from the Venture Intelligence database.

“Subscription / access to Venture Intelligence databases, newsletters and reports is meant for internal and non-commercial use. Our terms and conditions are very clear that, except as expressly authorized by Venture Intelligence, no one can sell, rent, license or otherwise transmit any Venture Intelligence materials or content," pointed out Arun Natarajan, Founder & CEO of Venture Intelligence. "Venture Intelligence will not hesitate to rigorously defend and protect our intellectual property against any sort of violation," he added.

About Venture Intelligence
Venture Intelligence, a division of Chennai, India-based TSJ Media Pvt. Ltd., is the leading provider of information and networking services to the private equity and venture capital ecosystem in India. For more information about our products and services, please visit http://www.ventureintelligence.in