Trademark News & Screw-ups Epic Sues ‘Fortnite’ Cheaters For Copyright Infringement

This is much more than just a copyright infringement lawsuit. But it demonstrates how powerful IP rights can be. Breach of contract and other claims require the plaintiff to prove damages. With copyright, they can go straight for statutory damages that do not require the plaintiff to prove anything other than that the defendant made an unauthorized modification or reproduction of the plaintiff's work without the plaintiff's permission.

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