• Negligence Claim in Bittorrent Download Case Dismissed On Preemption Grounds
  • July 11, 2012 | Author: Ray Beckerman
  • Law Firm: Ray Beckerman, P.C. - Forest Hills Office
  • In Liberty Media v. Tabora, the Court has granted defendant's motion to dismiss the complaint, on the grounds of:

    • absence of copyright registration, and
    • preemption of the negligence claim by the Copyright Act

    July 9, 2012, Decision of Hon. Lewis A. Kaplan, granting defendant's motion to dismiss complaint.