Monthly Archives: December 2010

File Sharing Plaintiffs, What’s Their Strategy?

With bittorrent file sharing cases popping up throughout the country, with virtually every case suing hundreds, even thousands, of unnamed John Doe defendants in a single jurisdiction, one wonders about the law firms’ strategy.  With the ever-present question of the … Continue reading

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West Bay One/Steam Experiment Case Dismisses Hundreds

In a major turn of events for the file sharing cases, the law firm representing West Bay One Inc., producers of box office dud The Steam Experiment/The Chaos Experiment has dismissed almost 1,000 previously named Doe defendants in that case. … Continue reading

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Far Cry Case Whittled Down to One Named Defendant

Well the Far Cry case has certainly taken an optimistic turn for defendants in file-sharing lawsuits.  On December 6, 2010 the plaintiffs in ACHTE/NEUNTE BOLL KINO BETEILIGUNGS GMBH & CO KG v. DOES 1 – 4,577 filed a second amended … Continue reading

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Benefits of Copyright Registration

Almost everyone at one point or another in their lives wanted to be a rock star, or a movie star, or some other type of creative artist.  I myself was in a rock band in high school.  We all make … Continue reading

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