1st Circ. Asked For Sanctions In Facebook Author Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Random House Inc. on Wednesday urged the First Circuit to sanction a former Harvard classmate of Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg who claims author Ben Mezrich stole copyrighted material and breached false advertising laws when he published his bestseller about the company, arguing the plaintiff is filing frivolous appeals and wasting time and money.

The book publisher and Mezrich, among the defendants, said that despite the appeals court affirming and the U.S. Supreme Court's declining to hear a Massachusetts federal court decision to toss the suit, Aaron Greenspan continues to file relief motions and associated appeals and has threatened in emails...

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Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 Copyrights

Date Filed

June 3, 2014

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