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Old 10-25-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Two Plus Two Receives Substantial Judgment in Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit

Hi Everyone:

Two Plus Two recently obtained a judgment from the United States District Court, District of Nevada, for $150,000.00 in statutory damages for the willful infringement of our trademark and copyrights. The judgment also includes reimbursement of our costs and attorney fees. The Defendant in the suit was Anthony Scocozzo (and/or one of his several aliases), a former member of the Two Plus Two forums, who registered a domain name containing our famous "TWO PLUS TWO" trademark and offered several of our copyrighted books for free download in the "e-book" format. We tried on numerous occasions to resolve the suit prior to litigation, but the Defendant refused to cooperate. Therefore, we had to file suit and enforce our intellectual property rights. Although we certainly don't enjoy litigation, we pursue lawsuits when we have to in order to protect ourselves from infringers. We are quite happy with the outcome and judgment in this case.

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:34 PM   #2
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congrates.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:34 PM   #3
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No money in lawsuits, everybody's solid. Oh wait....
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:35 PM   #4
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I'm not sure what say except

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:39 PM   #5
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How much of that judgment do you think he will actually pay? I'm guessing 0 based upon the type of character he must be.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:40 PM   #6
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Perhaps you can garnish his account on FullTilt.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:41 PM   #7
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Can a mod verify the identity of the OP to make sure this is authentic?

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:45 PM   #8
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Re: Two Plus Two Receives Substantial Judgment in Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit

Who really cares?
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:48 PM   #9
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how much do I get?
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:49 PM   #10
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Are you guys still proceding with the dutch boyd stuff?

also contrats.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:49 PM   #11
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We tried on numerous occasions to resolve the suit prior to litigation, but the Defendant refused to cooperate.
I believe you. I am no longer amazed at how stupid some ppl are.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:50 PM   #12
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So what are you going to do with the money?
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:50 PM   #13
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Sick brag
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:50 PM   #14
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Thanks for the update, I was actually just searching a couple weeks ago to see if there had been any news on this.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:51 PM   #15
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Lesson to Dutch Boyd.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:51 PM   #16
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Holy crap, I remember that website. I downloaded some of the ebooks.

Can I borrow fifty bucks?
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:52 PM   #17
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Thanks for the update, I was actually just searching a couple weeks ago to see if there had been any news on this.
Lol why
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:53 PM   #18
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:54 PM   #19
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Re: Two Plus Two Receives Substantial Judgment in Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit

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Are you guys still proceding with the dutch boyd stuff?

also contrats.
We're waiting on the court to make its decision in this case.

Best wishes,
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:58 PM   #20
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This Scocozzo dude has mob ties. Watch your ass Mason...


And ya obv congrats on prevailing in your lawsuit.
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:00 PM   #21
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Lol why
Something made me think of it. Don't remember what exactly. I'm sure that the mods collectively banned more than 1000 of his accounts so it's nice to see some payoff for all those mouse clicks. And at a better rate than what he was earning from his stupid google ads.
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:14 PM   #22
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Having had my work stolen many times, I know how it is. Congratulations on prevailing and I hope he has the assets to cover the payment. What was his Two Plus Two username?

Edit: I see he had quite a few names, what was his main/most recognized one?
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:18 PM   #23
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Looks like he got what he had coming to him. Carrying on and avoiding "cease and desist" letters from lawyers (which I assume was part of "tried on numerous occasions to resolve the suit prior to litigation") is just asinine. Even if you feel you probably aren't in the wrong, the costs of defending yourself in such a suit is prohibitively expensive.
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:18 PM   #24
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Re: Two Plus Two Receives Substantial Judgment in Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit

ya sick brag but, was there any other punishment for the defense?
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:24 PM   #25
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Mason, is there anywhere us legal nerds can read the court's decision?
Can you get a copy of it and upload it as PDF?
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