Florida Federal Judge Strikes Defenses, Dismisses Copyright Counterclaims

(August 31, 2016, 11:52 AM EDT) -- FORT MYERS, Fla. — A seven-count declaratory judgment counterclaim was rejected in its entirety by a Florida federal judge on Aug. 30 as a shotgun pleading without prejudice to refile, with the exception of two counts seeking cancellation of a plaintiff’s copyright and an award of attorney fees, which were dismissed with prejudice (PK Studios Inc. v. R.L.R. Investments LLC, et al., No. 15-389, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116057).

(Decision available. Document #16-160906-030Z.)

Although stopping short of declaring that redundancy with an affirmative defense...
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