Monday, July 09, 2012

Negligence claim in BitTorrent download case dismissed on preemption grounds

In Liberty Media v. Tabora, the Court has granted defendant's motion to dismiss the complaint, on the grounds of:

-absence of copyright registration, and
-preemption of the negligence claim by the Copyright Act

July 9, 2012, Decision of Hon. Lewis A. Kaplan, granting defendant's motion to dismiss complaint


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Ray Beckerman, PC

1 comment:

fightcopyrighttrolls.com said...

Good news. I have somewhat "colorful" coverage, which is excusable for a non-lawyer :)

http://fightcopyrighttrolls.com/2012/07/11/judge-finds-randazzas-negligence-theory-unconvincing-motion-to-dismiss-is-granted-tugboat-is-sunken/