Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Shawn Hogan Moves to Dismiss MPAA Case on Ground of Defective Copyright Registration

In Universal v. Hogan, the MPAA's case against internet executive Shawn Hogan, based upon alleged file sharing concerning a single film -- "Meet the Fockers" -- Mr. Hogan's attorneys have made a motion to dismiss the complaint on the ground that the copyright registration was defective. According to Mr. Hogan's papers, the copyright registration was not applied for until two (2) months after the applicant had previously sold off the rights to "Meet the Fockers":

Motion to dismiss complaint*
Declaration of Seyamack Kouretchian in Support of Motion to dismiss complaint*

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

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