Epic Games, Inc. v. Foret Featured Case

Plaintiff Epic Games, Inc. alleged that Defendant Mason Foret infringed on plaintiff's copyrights by injecting unauthorized computer code into plaintiff's Fortnite video game, thereby creating an unauthorized derivative work. Additionally, defendant allegedly posted videos on YouTube which demonstrated the cheats and linked to sites where the cheats could be acquired.

Plaintiff: Epic Games, Inc.
Defendant: Mason Foret
Case Number: 5:2017cv00554
Filed: November 2, 2017
Court: North Carolina Eastern District Court
Office: Western Division Office
County: WAKE
Presiding Judge: Terrence W. Boyle
Nature of Suit: Copyrights
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

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Date Filed#Document Text
November 9, 2017 6 COPYRIGHT REPORT: Copy of report and complaint forwarded to the Register of Copyrights located at the Copyright Office, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20559 via US Mail on 11/9/2017. (Rudd, D.)
November 9, 2017 5 Summons Issued as to Mason Foret. Counsel is directed to print summons and effect service. (Stouch, L.)
November 6, 2017 Case Selected for Mediation - A printable list of certified mediators for the Eastern District of North Carolina is available on the court's Website, http://www.nced.uscourts.gov/attorney/mediators.aspx. Please serve this list on all parties. (Horton, B.)
November 2, 2017 4 Notice of Appearance filed by Tasneem A. Dharmasi on behalf of Epic Games, Inc.. (Dharmasi, Tasneem)
November 2, 2017 3 Financial Disclosure Statement by Epic Games, Inc. (Thomas, Christopher)
November 2, 2017 2 Notice of Appearance filed by Christopher M. Thomas on behalf of Epic Games, Inc.. (Thomas, Christopher)
November 2, 2017 1 COMPLAINT against Mason Foret ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0417-4284854.), filed by Epic Games, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons) (Thomas, Christopher)

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Plaintiff: Epic Games, Inc.
Represented By: Tasneem A. Dharmasi
Represented By: Christopher M. Thomas
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