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Filers Beware: No Expedited Discovery in Copyright Suits

Litigation tactics employed by frequent filers of copyright infringement suits may face heavy criticism in light of a recent ruling by a federal judge in New Jersey.

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Litigation tactics employed by frequent filers of copyright infringement suits may face heavy criticism in light of a recent ruling by a federal judge in New Jersey. Prejudice to defendants and the administration of justice outweigh the interest of plaintiff Strike 3 Holdings in obtaining expedited discovery in a group of piracy suits against John Doe defendants, U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider of the District of New Jersey decided. Although expedited discovery had been granted to Strike 3 and other repeat copyright litigants in the past, new case law has been published and the court has learned of new material information that was not previously presented, Magistrate Schneider said. Strike 3 Holdings LLC v. Doe, 18-2674.

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