'Elf-Man' File-Sharing Case Dismissed For Failure To Provide Factual Allegations

SEATTLE - The copyright holder of a movie offered only conclusory allegations in bringing copyright infringement claims against four people alleged to have downloaded the film, a Washington federal judge ruled Jan. 17, granting the defendants' motion to dismiss (Elf-Man LLC v. Eric Cariveau, et al., No. 2:13-cv-00507, W.D. Wash.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6453).

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