The transcript of the May 18, 2007, oral argument, before Hon. Charles L. Brieant, in Lava v. Amurao, is now available online. The judge indicated he was denying the RIAA's motion to dismiss the copyright misuse counterclaim but was granting the motion as to the counterclaim for a declaratory judgment.
A subsequent court order indicated that the Judge Briant was denying the motion as to both counterclaims, so there is an inconsistency between the argument and the order. We do not know at this time whether the order was mistaken, or whether the Judge changed his mind subsequent to the oral argument.
The RIAA has filed its reply to the copyright misuse counterclaim.
Transcript of May 18, 2007, Oral Argument*
Plaintiffs' Reply to Second Counterclaim*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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