Court Enters $5.1 M Judgment In Favor Of Software Developer For Copyright Infringement Damages

Court Enters $5.1 M Judgment In Favor of Software Developer for Copyright Infringement Damages

By Francis J. Gorman

The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division, entered a Judgment on May 24, 2007, in favor of Juan Pizzorno, a software developer, for $5.1 million in copyright infringement damages.  The Judgment was entered against Defendants L-Soft International, Inc. and Eric Thomas, jointly and severally.  It is based on a jury verdict returned after a two week trial in August 2006. Gorman & Williams was co-counsel with Fisher & Winner. Defendants have appealed the Judgment