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Author Topic: Defendant: Righthaven on the hook for $34,000 in fees  (Read 3555 times)


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Re: Defendant: Righthaven on the hook for $34,000 in fees
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2011, 12:09:11 AM »
Depends on the circuit.

In the 9th Circuit, which includes Nevada, there is authority that dismissal on standing satisfies Copyright Act section 505 fee shifting provision (fees may be awarded to the "prevailing party").  In other jurisdictions it does not because they interpret prevailing party as requiring some adjudication on the merits of the case, which didn't happen here.



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Re: Defendant: Righthaven on the hook for $34,000 in fees
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2011, 02:53:37 AM »
PS, I hope the Judge slams RH. It reads like they deserve it.  ;D

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Re: Defendant: Righthaven on the hook for $34,000 in fees
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2011, 04:16:16 PM »
Hey RiddickCritic - have you been following what has been happening in Bernina v. Imageline, Riddick got hit with $140K in fees and costs I believe,

 

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