Chinese Court Reduces Penalty for Pirating Exams

An appellate court in Beijing has reduced the penalty that the New Oriental Group, China's leading test-preparation center, must pay to the Educational Testing Service and the Graduate Management Admission Council for infringement of intellectual-property rights, the state-run China Daily newspaper has reported.

The two American organizations had accused New Oriental of selling pirated copes of copyrighted tests and of hiring people to sit for the examinations for the sole purpose of