Attorney Fee Demand In Copyright Case Survives Motion To Dismiss
(February 18, 2016, 12:03 PM EST) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — Efforts by a copyright infringement defendant to obtain dismissal of a plaintiff’s request for an award of attorney fees were unsuccessful Feb. 17, when a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled that such an award is explicitly authorized by the Copyright Act (Crestwood Membranes Inc. v. Constant Services Inc., No. 15-537, M.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19196).
(Decision available. Document #16-160222-027Z.)
U.S. Judge Robert D. Mariani of the Middle District of Pennsylvania additionally denied defendant Constant Service Inc.’s motion to dismiss plaintiff Crestwood Membranes...