Experian Loses Copyright Fight Over Use Of Online Database
By Jeff Sistrunk
Law360, Los Angeles (December 10, 2013, 8:14 PM ET) -- An Arizona federal judge on Tuesday tossed consumer information company Experian Information Solutions Inc.'s copyright infringement lawsuit claiming another firm copied and redistributed material from its online database, finding Experian failed to allege the defendant had lifted anything but non-copyrightable data.
U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton granted Nationwide Marketing Services Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings, agreeing that Experian had not alleged in its complaint that Nationwide Marketing had copied any elements of its online InSource Database that are covered under copyright. Experian had...