Drilling Tech Co. Asks 5th Circ. To Revive Copyright Claims

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 7:26 PM EDT) -- An energy industry technology company told the Fifth Circuit a jury that found the company's competitor profited from its stolen data should have been able to decide whether the rival violated its copyrights.

Digital Drilling Data Systems LLC — which developed software that provides the drillers of oil and gas wells with real-time data to help them direct drill bits — told the Fifth Circuit in a brief filed Thursday that the federal trial court in Houston should have let the jury decide the questions of whether Petrolink Services Inc. violated copyright laws and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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