Bangkok Broadcasting & T.V. Co., Thailand's foremost broadcasting corporation – popularly known as "Channel 7" – announced that on July 8, 2010, the United States District Court in the Central District of California entered a final judgment in favor of BBTV, awarding BBTV $8.3 million in damages for willful copyright and trademark infringement by IPTV Corporation (ThaiTV.tv
), BKT Group and its management.
The judgment followed a five-day jury trial in the middle of May 2010 during which the jury unanimously found all the defendants, IPTV Corporation
, BKT Group, IPTV Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Ron Petcha, IPTV Owner – Mrs. Tip Petcha and IPTV President – Mr. Noppadon Wongchaiwat, liable for willful copyright infringement and trademark infringement.