In Capitol Records v. Thomas, the plaintiffs have made a motion to preclude the defendants from objecting at the trial to the plaintiffs' copyright registration documents.
A similar motion was made and denied prior to Trial #1. See Statement of Brian Toder, Esq.
In addition, the parties have filed opposition papers with respect to the outstanding in limine motions.
The Judge scheduled a June 8th telephone conference regarding the RIAA's motion to preclude objections.
The in limine motions are scheduled for June 10th.
Plaintiffs' motion to preclude defendants from making objections at trial
Plaintiffs' opposition to defendant's motion to suppress MediaSentry materials
Notice of hearing scheduling plaintiffs' motion to preclude objections
Defendants' response to plaintiffs' motion to foreclose fair use defense
Defendant's response to plaintiffs' motion to preclude reference to cases
Defendant's response to plaintiffs' motion to exclude defendant's expert witness's testimony
[Ed. note. This is a very strange motion. I have a sneaking suspicion that the RIAA realizes it has a problem with its paperwork, something which went undetected last time around, but is unlikely to escape detection this time around, and Timothy Reynolds -- being an inexperienced lawyer -- thought this would be the best way to avoid the problem. Actually all he's succeeded in doing is to is to red flag the problem, because this motion has the chance of a snowball in Hell of being granted. -R.B.]
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