Judge Dismisses Copyright Suit Against Citigroup

Law360, New York (March 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has tossed out most of the claims in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought against a Citigroup Inc. subsidiary and its counsel by software company FM Industries Inc. over a program used to manage debt collection information.

Judge Suzanne Conlon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois said Monday that FMI had not stated a case against Citicorp Credit Services Inc., which collects debts for its parent company. She allowed claims for declaratory and injunctive relief against the Law Office of...
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