Anaxar Lawsuit Allowed to Continue

Federal Judge R. Gary Klausner has ruled that the Axanar fan film was the type of “derivative work” which is barred by copyright law and has declared that Paramount’s lawsuit against the producers of Axanar can move forward. His ruling paves the way for a jury trial on whether Axanar is an infringement on Paramount’s copyrights. Klausner rejected the Axanar creators’ claims that their work was transformative parody or criticism.
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