A pair of golden scales, in balanceI must confess that, while I was still keen on the progress of the lawsuit between Amaretto Ranch Breedables and Ozimals (et al), very limited access to court documents and the relatively slow progress of the case had sent my attention largely elsewhere.

On the fifth of November, however, this little beauty turns up. Judge Charles R. Breyer is granting (in part) and rejecting (in part) a motion for summary judgement. And wow, this document itself is probably the best thing you’ll read about this case.

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Amaretto vs Ozimals The legal battle between Second Life merchants Amaretto Ranch Breedables and Ozimals continues. To date, the case has been moving through the preliminary stages, and it is far too soon to go about picking a winner.

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer has ruled that the injunction against the taking down of Amaretto’s content can remain in force, but has struck two claims from Amaretto’s complaint against Ozimals.

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Amaretto Ranch Breedables has obtained a temporary restraining order against Linden Lab as the next step in its legal battle with rival virtual animal manufacturer, Ozimals – pending a bond payment. A preliminary hearing date has been set for next month.

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