In a new contested case in Brooklyn, Arista v. Finkelstein, the defendant has counterclaimed for a declaratory judgment of non-infringement and for damages based on plaintiffs' copyright misuse. The RIAA has filed a request for premotion conference in contemplation of a motion to dismiss both counterclaims.
Answer and Counterclaims*
March 8, 2007, Letter of Richard Guida to Judge Trager*
March 15, 2007, Letter of Richard Altman to Judge Trager*
Mr. Finkelstein is represented by Richard Altman of Manhattan.
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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