Comic Artist Urges Revival Of 'Sonic' Video Game IP Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2013, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A comic-book artist urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to revive his copyright infringement suit over a "Sonic the Hedgehog" video game developed by Sega of America Inc., saying a trial judge erred in tossing the case pending the resolution of similar claims in New York.

Kenneth Penders told a three-judge appellate panel that U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright had failed to consider how the dismissal without prejudice of the suit he filed in California in September 2011 would prejudice his ability to collect potential...
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