3rd Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Cybersquatting Claim; Copyright Claim Remains
(December 16, 2015, 10:34 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Although a New Jersey federal judge properly dismissed claims of Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) violations, allegations of copyright infringement should be allowed to proceed, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 8 (Steven D’Agostino v. Appliances Buy Phone Inc., et al., No. 15-1171, 3rd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 21170).
(Decision available. Document #16-151214-021Z.)
According to the panel of Circuit Judges Kent A. Jordan, Maryanne Trump Barry and Franklin S. Van Antwerpen, construing all facts in favor of plaintiff Steven D’Agostino,...