Tuesday, March 10, 2009

HI5's motion to transfer case from New York to California granted in Capitol Records v. VideoEgg

As reported earlier, in Capitol Records v. VideoEgg, the motion by defendant HI5 to dismiss was denied, but its motion to transfer the case from New York to California was granted.

The original decision was recalled by the Court, and a new decision issued.

From my cursory examination of the new decision, the difference appears to be that it removes the directions about 'closing the case', from which I infer that the case will now be split into 2 cases, with the case against VideoEgg proceeding in New York, while the case against HI5 proceeds in California.

March 9, 2009, decision, denying HI5 motion to dismiss, granting HI5 motion to transfer

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