Copyright Claim Dismissed With Prejudice By California Federal Judge

(February 16, 2016, 11:36 AM EST) -- SPOKANE, Wash. — Despite a defendant’s assertion of malicious intent, a plaintiff on Feb. 12 was granted permission by a California federal judge to voluntarily dismiss its copyright infringement claim (Leisure Concepts Inc. v. California Home Spas Inc., No. 14-388, E.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17775).

(Order available. Document #16-160222-020R.)

Leisure Concepts Inc. indicated that it sought dismissal of the copyright count to solely pursue patent infringement allegations against defendant California Home Spas Inc., doing business as Covervalet. Although the defendant argued in response that...
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