A judge with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland had this to say to two University of Maryland basketball players who sued the makers of the popular Fortnite video game claims that the company stole its "Running Man" dance: You Can "
The federal judge threw in the Friday 2019 lawsuit filed against Epic Games Inc. by players Jared Nickens and Jaylen Brantley, who claim to have invented the dance moves they had shown on social media and performed on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and applied more than $ 5 million in damages, according to ABC News, which reported on the suit that claimed invasion of privacy, unfair competition and unfair enrichment. the rights are protected by copyright, according to the news report. They did not, according to ABC News.
pierce the "Running Man dance to create Fortnite (dance) that" allows the player's avatars to perform To run one identical to the loving version. "" This is wholly within the rights protected by copyright, "he wrote.