The Las Vegas Sun reports today that at least two victims of Righthaven LLC copyright lawsuits have filed responses asking the court to dismiss the lawsuits. Both victims cite the "the doctrine of unclean hands" as well.
Salzano also complained about Righthaven's legal tactics.Attorney Sergio Salzano is representing Las Vegas real estate agent Michael J. Nelson.
"Plaintiff brings these claims with unclean hands, which mandates dismissal of this action," Salzano wrote in court papers.
"The actions of plaintiff Righthaven in pursuing the instant action for copyright infringement smack of barratry," he wrote.
"Barratry" is defined by one dictionary as "the persistent incitement of litigation."