Pennsylvania Federal Judge Denies Remand Request In Copyright Dispute

(May 6, 2016, 11:56 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A declaratory judgment action brought in anticipation of a threatened claim of copyright infringement provides a sufficient basis for removal of the case from state court, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled May 5 (TGaS Advisors LLC v. Zensights LLC, No. 16-1870, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59687).

(Decision available. Document #16-160516-005Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Michael Baylson of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, “because . . . the nature of” defendant Zensights LLC’s threatened action “is one of federal law” and because plaintiff...
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