Mealey's IP/Tech - Amazon Wins Dismissal Of Punitive Damages Claim In Copyright Case

Mealey's IP/Tech - Amazon Wins Dismissal Of Punitive Damages Claim In Copyright Case

SAN ANTONIO - A plaintiff's request for upwards of $15 million in punitive damages for mental anguish he suffered as a result of alleged copyright infringement was dismissed Jan. 27 by a Texas federal judge pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) (Herman Leon Brickey v. Amazon.com Inc., et al., No. 13-961, W.D. Texas).

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