In DatabaseUSA vs Infogroup, Court reaffirms that ‘facts’ cannot be copyrighted and reduced jury award against DatabaseUSA by 75%. ?

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  OMAHA NEBRASKA - 12/21/2018 (

The Court found that there was no evidence that DatabaseUSA infringed any Infogroup copyright from 2014 onwards and reduced the jury award against DatabaseUSA by 75%. Both DatabaseUSA and Infogroup create their business database by using information obtained from The Yellow Pages and other public sources. 

Despite the large reduction in the jury award, DatabaseUSA plans to appeal the Court’s ruling as to the remaining issues. 

DatabaseUSA has also sued Infogroup, its law firm Koley Jessen, and a former employee in a separate matter for misappropriation of its highly confidential trade secrets. The lawsuit is currently pending in the Federal Court for the District of Nebraska. 

For further information, contact Anne M. Lockner at Robins Kaplan LLP,

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