Charlotte, NC asked in Copyright for Massachusetts

Q: can i use dmca to remove infringing copy of my work from a website of someone i already have a lawsuit against.

thank you... updated... I am in federal court for copyright infringement, and dmca notice on the website to keep my books out of their hands. they have threatened to send an injunction to the judge if i do not allow them to keep my content on their website. in their counterclaim they are saying that i do not have any rights in the book even though i bought it from the original owner. they are not claiming shared copyright, they are claiming, "he has no authorship / copyright in the works'. is any reason why i wouldn't be permitted to use my dmca notice for takedown? and,,, If they were to submit a injunction to make me stop using the dmca the way it is written, to remove my content from thier websites, to the judge, would the judge do anything really?

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Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
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  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Beverly Hills, CA

A: The fact that you have a pending complaint in federal court does not keep you from submitting a DMCA takedown notice to any online platform.

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