In the case of Canadian defendant MajorWager, Lewis and Roca attorneys Nikkya Williams, Michael McCue and Jonathan Fountain wrote in a recent filing: "Notwithstanding the likelihood that the court will soon rule on MajorWager's motion to dismiss, Righthaven is insisting that the parties proceed with a Rule 26(f) conference, which, of course, would trigger the deadline for making initial disclosures and commencing discovery."See: Article in full
The latest publicly-disclosed settlements involve defendants:
The Above Network
Righthaven LLC -- a bottom feeding legal outfit -- has teamed up with the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Denver Post to sue mom and pop websites, advocacy and public interest groups and forum board operators for copyright infringement. The strategy of Righthaven is to sue thousands of these website owners, who are primarily unfunded and will be forced to settle out of court.
|To date Righthaven has been ordered to pay $323,138 in legal fees and sanctions.|
Friday, October 8, 2010
Posted by fairuser
Attorneys Accuse Righthaven of Settlement Shakedown