Magistrate: Trademark, Copyright Claims Should Proceed In Pirated Software Case

(December 16, 2015, 10:38 AM EST) -- GREENSBORO, N.C. — A request for dismissal of copyright and trademark infringement claims stemming from an allegedly pirated software program should be rejected, a North Carolina federal magistrate judge recommended Dec. 7 (Epic Tech LLC v. STHR Group LLC, et al., No. 15-252, M.D. N.C.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163486).

(Decision available. Document #16-151214-018Z.)

According to U.S. Magistrate Judge L. Patrick Auld of the Middle District of North Carolina, plaintiff Epic Tech LLC has made a prima facie showing that personal jurisdiction exists in North Carolina...
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