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Two Big Law attorneys, Vincent Cox of Ballard Spahr in Los Angeles and Scott Ponce of Holland & Knight in Miami, prevailed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, defending several powerful entities in a copyright infringement action.

Cox and Ponce defended six clients, including New York-based publisher Simon & Schuster Inc., horror novelist Stephen King, and Marvel Entertainment LLC. They said on Wednesday that one of the main hurdles in this case was taking the time to compare characters portrayed in works of fiction.

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Michael A. Mora

Michael primarily covers litigation in South Florida for the Daily Business Review. You can contact him by email: [email protected]

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