Copyright Holder Cannot Revive Claims Against Former Doe In File-Sharing Case

OAKLAND, Calif. - An adult entertainment firm has failed to allege any facts to show that a California man who was dismissed from a previous file-sharing case infringed a copyrighted film, a California federal judge held Jan. 7, denying the plaintiff's motion to amend its complaint to name the man as a defendant in the present case (AF Holdings LLC v. John Doe, et al., No. 4:12-cv-02049, N.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2222).

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