2nd Circ. Affirms Dismissal Of Spoof Film IP Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 6, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Friday affirmed a New York district court's dismissal of film company Troma Entertainment Inc.'s copyright infringement suit against two individuals who allegedly engineered a distribution deal for two of its low-budget films without its knowledge, saying Troma didn't sufficiently allege it suffered an injury.

A three-judge panel said U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan was right to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction New York-based Troma's lawsuit against film distribution and licensing specialists Lance H. Robbins and King Brett Lauter because the company could not establish that New York jurisdiction...
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