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Fair Use defense fails in Newegg brief copying row - Utah Lawyer Liability
A federal judge sitting in the Central District of California recently denied an IP attorney’s bid to set forth a fair use defense in a copyright infringement lawsuit. While the judge allowed Ezra Sutton to amend the final pretrial order to include a fair use defense, the judge granted Newegg’s motion for summary judgment regarding its copyright infringement claims. Newegg Alleges Ezra Sutton Attorney Improperly Copied Newegg Appellate Brief The suit, between Newegg, Inc. and Ezra Sutton, P.A., alleges that …