Jolie Loses Fee Bid After 'Blood And Honey' Copyright Win

Law360, Los Angeles (June 7, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday denied Angelina Jolie's request  for $350,000 in attorneys' fees as the prevailing party in a copyright infringement lawsuit, ruling that a Croatian author's claims that Jolie's 2011 film on the Bosnian war ripped off his book were not so frivolous that fees were merited.

At a hearing, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee said the “very fact-intensive” analysis in which she engaged before dismissing the lawsuit of author James J. Braddock in March led her to conclude his complaint was...
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Case Title

James J Braddock v. Angelina Jolie et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-05883

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

July 9, 2012

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