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Posted: June 30, 2015

Copyright Claim Cannot be Brought in State Court Even if Repackaged as State Law Claim

On June 8, 2015, Justice Kornreich of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Craig Barna & Bronsand Music, Inc. v. Rigby, 2015 NY Slip Op. 30963(U), discussing federal preemption of copyright claims. In deciding the defendants’ motion to dismiss, the court first examined an issue not raised by the parties: whether… Read more »