'Fortnite' Hits Back In IP Suit: 'No One Can Own A Dance Step'

By Bill Donahue (February 12, 2019, 4:06 PM EST) -- The creator of the smash hit video game "Fortnite" is pushing to kill one of several lawsuits that claim the game infringed copyrights by letting players perform popular dance moves, arguing flatly that "no one can own a dance step."

Epic Games Inc. warned a California federal judge in a Monday filing that the case, filed last year by 2 Milly, the rapper who created the dance known as the "Milly Rock," was "fundamentally at odds with free speech principles as it attempts to impose liability, and thereby chill creative expression, by claiming rights that do not exist under the law."...

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