Ruling 1) refutes the “judicial economy” justification for joinder, and 2) clarifies the relationship between bittorrent users for joinder purposes.
Congratulations to the Cashman Law Firm, PLLC clients who have been dismissed from the BASEPROTECT UG, LTD. v. JOHN DOES 1-X (Case No. 2:11-cv-03621) and the CENTURY MEDIA, LTD. v. SWARM AND JOHN DOES 1-944 (Case No. 2:12-cv-03868) cases in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The politics leading to the … Read more
Arizona federal courts now apply FRCP Joinder Rule to apply only to bittorrent swarms the defendant participated in.
All of Mike Meier’s NY-based Bittorrent cases consolidated by New York Federal Judge Forrest so that she can adjudicate them together.
With the flick of a wrist and the power a pen, the West Coast Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-5,829 case is dead. I don’t know whether I should be saying congratulations to the Cashman Law Firm, PLLC clients who are now dismissed from the case, whether I should be writing an obituary on what was … Read more