Unformatted text preview: claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading if one is required. But a party may assert a failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. ANALYSIS: The General Release Contract that Marder signed with Paramount is the “abandonment, relinquishment or giving up of a right or claim to the person against whom it might have been demanded or enforced . .. and its effect is to extinguish the cause of action.” Marder releases and discharged Paramount of any connection of Flashdance . Therefore, Marder do not have any copyrights or any obligations involving Flashdance forward of her agreement with Paramount after receiving $2,300. CONCLUSION: The General Release Contract Marder signed with Paramount remains valid. The U.S Court barred Marder from bringing any infringement claim against Paramount, Sony, and Lopez. The claim was dismissed because Marder cannot bring proof of copyright ownership....
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- Fall '14
- Pleading, Jennifer Lopez, Paramount Pictures, Marder, Maureen Marder, release contract marder