Paramount Copyright Suit On Brink Of Dismissal: Judge

Law360, New York (August 26, 2011, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday ordered a British film production company to demonstrate why its copyright infringement suit against Paramount Pictures Corp. shouldn't be dismissed following the company's decision to drop its claims against co-defendant Content Media Corp. PLC so that the case can be tried in the U.K.

U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins said she would dismiss Seven Arts Filmed Entertainment Ltd.'s remaining claims that Paramount paid Content Media and its affiliates for licensing rights to several films whose copyrights were in fact...
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