Arizona Federal Jury Awards $126,000 On Copyright Claims

(November 24, 2015, 1:38 PM EST) -- PHOENIX — A defendant was deemed by Arizona jurors on Nov. 17 to be a willful infringer of a copyrighted manual used in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry (ACT Group Inc. v. James Hamlin, et al., No. 12-567, D. Ariz.).

(Verdict available. Document #16-151130-014V.)

According to the jury, empanelled before U.S. Judge Stephen M. McNamee of the District of Arizona, defendant James Hamlin copied and impermissibly used a “No Pressure Selling” workbook owned by plaintiff The ACT Group Inc., where Hamlin worked as...
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