After Big Copyright Ruling, Dance Cases To Be Refiled

Law360 (March 7, 2019, 10:11 PM EST) -- In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that copyright owners must wait to sue, a wave of lawsuits filed over dances featured in the video games Fortnite and NBA2K has been withdrawn to be refiled in accordance with the decision.

In documents filed Thursday, the plaintiffs in six of the dance lawsuits filed over Fortnite and NBA2K moved to dismiss them, including one filed by the actor who played Carlton on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

The withdrawals is one of the earliest results of Monday’s ruling in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, in which the high...

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