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DiBiase Answer and Counterclaim

DiBiase Answer and Counterclaim

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Defendant Thomas A. DiBiase’s Answer and Counterclaim against Righthaven’s Copyright Infringement Lawsuit filed in Righthaven LLC v. Thomas A. DiBiase, Case No. 10-cv-01343 (D. Nev.)
Defendant Thomas A. DiBiase’s Answer and Counterclaim against Righthaven’s Copyright Infringement Lawsuit filed in Righthaven LLC v. Thomas A. DiBiase, Case No. 10-cv-01343 (D. Nev.)

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12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728COLLEEN BAL (
 pro hac vice
pending)cbal@wsgr.comBART E. VOLKMER (
 pro hac vice
pending) bvolkmer@wsgr.comWILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI650 Page Mill RoadPalo Alto, California 94304Telephone: (650) 493-9300Facsimile: (650) 493-6811KURT OPSAHL (
 pro hac vice
)kurt@eff.orgCORYNNE MCSHERRY (
 pro hac vice
)kurt@eff.orgELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION454 Shotwell StreetSan Francisco, California 94110Telephone: (415) 436-9333Facsimile: (415) 436-9993CHAD BOWERS bowers@lawyer.comCHAD A. BOWERS, LTD Nevada State Bar No. 72833202 West Charleston BoulevardLas Vegas, Nevada 89102Telephone: (702) 457-1001Attorneys For Defendant & CounterclaimantTHOMAS A. DIBIASE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTDISTRICT OF NEVADA
RIGHTHAVEN LLC, a Nevada limited-liability company,Plaintiff,v.THOMAS A. DIBIASE, an individual,Defendant.THOMAS A. DIBIASE, an individual,Counterclaimant,v.RIGHTHAVEN LLC, a Nevada limited-liability company,Counter-defendant.)))))))))))))))))))))))))CASE NO.: 2:10-cv-01343-RLH-PAL
DEFENDANT ANDCOUNTERCLAIMANT THOMAS A.DIBIASE’S ANSWER ANDCOUNTERCLAIMJURY DEMAND
Case 2:10-cv-01343-RLH-PAL Document 19 Filed 10/29/10 Page 1 of 9
 
12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728-2-
ANSWER 
Defendant Thomas A. DiBiase (“Mr. DiBiase”) responds to Plaintiff Righthaven LLC’s(“Righthaven”) Complaint as follows:1. Mr. DiBiase admits that Righthaven brings this action pursuant to the CopyrightAct of 1976. Mr. DiBiase denies that he has committed copyright infringement.2. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 2 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.3. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 3 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.4. Mr. DiBiase denies that he is or has been identified as the “owner” of the domainname “nobodycases.com” through the content of that website or by Exhibit 1 of the Complaint.Mr. DiBiase admits that a message from Mr. DiBiase on the website “nobodycases.com” states:“Welcome to my website!”5. Mr. DiBiase admits that the Court has subject-matter jurisdiction over this action.6. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 6 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.7. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 7 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.8. Mr. DiBiase denies that he willfully copied, on an unauthorized basis, the articleappearing at Exhibit 2 of the Complaint. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficientto form a belief about the truth of the allegations concerning the source of the article appearing atExhibit 2 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.9. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 9 of the Complaint.10. Mr. DiBiase denies that he has committed copyright infringement. Mr. DiBiaselacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about the truth of the remainingallegations contained in paragraph 10 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.11. Mr. DiBiase admits that the subject matter, at least in part, of the article appearingat Exhibit 2 of the Complaint concerns a death-penalty sentence that a jury returned after 
Case 2:10-cv-01343-RLH-PAL Document 19 Filed 10/29/10 Page 2 of 9
 
12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728-3-convicting a man of murdering his wife. Mr. DiBiase denies the remaining allegations containedin paragraph 11 of the Complaint.12. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 12 of the Complaint.13. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 13 of the Complaint.14. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 14 of the Complaint.15. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 15 of the Complaint.16. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 16 of the Complaint.17. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 17 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.18. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 18 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.19. Mr. DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about thetruth of the allegations contained in paragraph 19 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.20. Mr. DiBiase admits that on July 27, 2010, the United States Copyright Officeissued copyright registration number TX0007182385, which lists Righthaven LLC as thecopyright claimant for a work entitled “Man who killed wife sought ultimate sentence.” Mr.DiBiase lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief about the truth of theremaining allegations contained in paragraph 20 of the Complaint and therefore denies them.21. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 21 of the Complaint.22. Mr. DiBiase admits that he did not expressly seek permission to use the articleappearing at Exhibit 2 of the Complaint. Mr. DiBiase denies that such permission was not givenimpliedly. Mr. DiBiase further denies any implication that such permission was necessary.23. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 23 of the Complaint.
CLAIM FOR RELIEF: COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
24. Mr. DiBiase incorporates by reference paragraphs 1-23 above.25. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 25 of the Complaint.26. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 26 of the Complaint.27. Mr. DiBiase denies the allegations contained in paragraph 27 of the Complaint.
Case 2:10-cv-01343-RLH-PAL Document 19 Filed 10/29/10 Page 3 of 9

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