Thornton v. J. Jargon Co. et al, No. 8:06-cv-01640

Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik

Case Conclusion Date:November 24, 2008

Practice Area:Intellectual Property

Outcome:Jury verdict of no liability.

Description:Copyright infringement action against author of popular musical and related companies regarding use of trivia test in programs for musical. Court granted partial summary judgment, finding plaintiff suffered no actual damages, and allowed trial as to liability and whether there were profits of the alleged infringer attributable to the alleged infringement. After a five day trial, jury found no infringement, and the court entered a complete judgment in favor of all defendants.