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Long-Pending Video Games Trial May Happen in SDNY With Kansas Judge Vratil, by Zoom

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, September 1 – Omar Tellez in 2015 sued OTG Interactive / Flow Solutions LLC for illegal downloading of video games. 

 Six years later the case is set to come to trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York - with Kansas Senior Judge Kathryn H. Vratil pegged to preside over the trial.  

On September 1 Judge Vratil held a telephone proceeding, and Inner City Press covered it. Judge Vratil explained how a trial could work in SDNY, in lower Manhattan or White Plains, she said.

One side expressed doubts about in-person trials; the other said it could be done.  Judge Vratil brought up the possibility of a Zoom trial, saying that she and her staff had studied the protocols of the Western District of Washington.

She set up a future call - citing Kansas City time - and submissions in two weeks, and on September 27.

The case is Tellez v. OTG Interactive, LLC, et al., 15-cv-8984 (Vratil / Fox)  


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