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 +<​WRAP>//​**__Primers__**//</​WRAP>​
 +<tabbox Overview> ​
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 +**PRIMERS** \\
 +[[faq|{{ :​faq-graphic.jpg?​nolink&​100|}}]]
 +On **AxaMonitor**,​ we organize information about Axanar Productions,​ its film, business and lawsuit in a series of topical **primers**. Click the tabs above to see how we've packaged our articles for you, or check our FAQ for the [[faq|quickest overview]] we offer. || **On Twitter** follow [[twit>​AxaMonitor|@AxaMonitor]]
  
 +<tabbox Lawsuit> ​
 +**LAWSUIT PRIMER** \\
 +{{ :​courtroom-cover.jpg?​direct&​150|}}
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[illustrated_guide|AxaMonitor'​s Illustrated Guide to the Axanar Lawsuit]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[lawsuit|Overview of the Lawsuit]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[summary_of_the_lawsuit|Summary of CBS and Paramount'​s Legal Complaint]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[answer|Defendants'​ Answer and Counterclaim]] || [[plaintiffs_answer|Plaintiffs'​ Answer to Counterclaim]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_financials|Court Grants Studios'​ Request for Axanar Financials]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[summary_judgment|Motions for Summary Judgment]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[anatomy_of_the_case|Timeline of the Case]]
 +
 +--> Legal Documents (Download)#
 +You can download all the court filings in //Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios v. Axanar Productions and Alec Peters//. All documents are in PDF format.
 +
 +/* --> Most Recent Filings#
 +Here are the most relevant recent filings in the case:
 +
 +<wrap lo>​[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VdlNXVWFlTVlqSm8|Plaintiffs'​ request for court order regarding withheld evidence by defendant]] (October 27, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VaG9EeFBrWW1KWU0|Order Partially Granting & Otherwise Denying Motion to Compel Discovery]] (October 21, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0Vb0FTcEY1eHBkWGs|Order for Mandatory Settlement Talks with Federal Magistrate Judge]] (October 17, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VLVMyZE9URkZrVjg|Motion to Compel Discovery]] (September 29, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VLVMyZE9URkZrVjg|Plaintiffs'​ Answer to Defendants'​ Counterclaim]] (June 15, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VYWNvbEp6SGJfeXM|Defendants'​ Answer and Counterclaim]] (May 23, 2016) \\
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VNVVSUHNySnEtSjQ|Court Order Denying Defendants'​ Motion to Dismiss]] (May 10, 2016)</​wrap>​
 +
 +<-- */
 +--> Complete Repository of Case Filings#^
 +A repository of all the motions and pleadings filed in the case is on Google Drive. \\ \\
 +
 +[[driv>​0BzmetJxi-p0VZUJaQ2ZOYVZCQVk#​list|Download documents from the repository »]] \\
 +
 +<wrap lo><​wrap lo>//The archive is maintained by the [[http://​conlang.org/​axanar/​|Language Creation Society]], which filed an amicus brief with the defense contesting the plaintiffs'​ claim of copyright of the Klingon language.//</​wrap></​wrap>​
 +
 +<tabbox Copyright> ​
 +**COPYRIGHT PRIMER** \\
 +{{ ::​copyright-broken-small.jpg|}}
 +<wrap lo>The Axanar lawsuit is either David vs. Goliath, or a battle over control of Star Trek, or fans trying to express their love for a treasured legend, or soulless corporate greed threatened by plucky creatives, or amateurs using intellectual property they don't own to finance a foothold in the film industry. But undisputedly,​ the case rests on whether Axanar engaged in copyright infringement,​ an often misunderstood aspect of intellectual property law. Our backgrounders explain what's at stake legally in this case and why.</​wrap>​ \\ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[copyright_infringement|Copyright Infringement]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[copyright_infringement#​defense|Fair Use Defense Against Infringement]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[knowing_infringement|Axanar'​s Knowing Infringement]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[motion_to_dismiss#​Dismissal Motion & Judge'​s Denia|Judge'​s Denial of Defendants'​ View of Copyright]] \\ 
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[motion_to_dismiss#​Fair Use Defense|Defendants'​ Claim of Fair Use]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[direct_financial_benefit|Defendants'​ Direct Financial Benefit from Copyright Infringment]]
 +
 +
 +<tabbox About Axanar>
 +{{ :​space-battle-prelude-axanar.jpg?​200|}}
 +**AXANAR PRIMER** \\
 +<wrap lo>Learn about the entire Axanar enterprise, a creative endeavor and a business [[Alec Peters]] built from a humble fan film into, in his words, "a fully professional,​ independent Star Trek production."</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[timeline|A Short History of Axanar]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar|Axanar:​ The Film]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_trailer|The Story of Axanar'​s Trailer]]
 +
 +**Axanar: The Business** \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[annual_report|Axanar'​s Annual Report: A Pattern of Obfuscation?​]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[perks|What'​s Up With the Perks?]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[industry_studios|Twisted Path to Discover Axanar'​s Studio Ownership]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[merchandise|Merchandise]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_myths|The Myths About Axanar'​s Business]]
 +
 +<tabbox Crowdfunding>​
 +**CROWDFUNDING PRIMER** \\
 +{{ :​starfleet-procurement.jpg?​nolink&​150|}}
 +<wrap lo>These articles focus on the crowdfunding efforts by Axanar to fund its short film, //Prelude to Axanar//, and its feature film, //Axanar//. </​wrap>​ \\ 
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[crowdfunding_platforms|Crowdfunding Platforms]] \\
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[prelude_kickstarter_details|Prelude Kickstarter Details]] \\ </​wrap>​
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_kickstarter_details|Axanar Kickstarter Details]] \\ </​wrap>​
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_indiegogo_details|Axanar Indiegogo Details]]</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[perks|Challenges Fulfilling Perks]]
 +
 +<wrap lo>​**Analysis**:​ These articles examine Axanar'​s evolving ambitions, and how they changed over the course of its effort to raise money to produce the feature film.</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[moving_the_goalposts|Moving the Goal Posts?]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[change_in_character|Change in Character]] \\ 
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[ambition_vs._achievement|Ambition vs. Achievement]]
 +
 +<tabbox Fan Films>
 +{{ :​new-voyages.jpg?​150|}}
 +**FAN FILMS PRIMER** \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[fan_films_breaking_the_unwritten_rules_and_defining_profit|Fan Films: Breaking the Unwritten Rules and Defining Profit]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[cbs#fan films|CBS and Fan Films]]
 +\\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[horizon-matters|Why Star Trek–Horizon’s Success Matters to Axanar]] \\
 +--> Guidelines for Fan Productions^#​
 +<wrap lo>With CBS and Paramount developing guidelines for fan productions,​ Axanar producer Alec Peters tried to rally other fan films behind his ideas.</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{ :​star_trek_fan_films.jpg?​nolink&​150|}}
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[cbs_guidelines|Official Star Trek Fan Film Guidelines]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[guidelines-podcast|CBS Official Explains Fan Film Guidelines]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[guidelines_aftermath|The Aftermath for Fan Productions]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar_guidelines|Axanar Tries to Rally Fan Films to Its Proposed Guidelines]] \\
 +
 +<--
 +--> Other Fan Films#
 +<wrap lo>Other fan films have been caught in the ripple effects of the Axanar lawsuit. Among them:</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[federation_falling|Star Trek–Horizon Cancels Crowdfunding Campaign]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[intrepid|‘Intrepid’ Suspends Production]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[leaker_accused|Peters Falsely Accuses Starbase Studios Producer]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axanar-accusation|Axanar Accuses Horizon of Buying YouTube Views]] \\
 +[[http://​renegades.show/​home/​a-message-from-the-renegades-team-regarding-the-new-fan-film-guidelines/​|Renegades Removes Star Trek Elements from its Production, Continues as Original Series]]
 +
 +<--
 +
 +<tabbox Analysis>​
 +**ANALYSIS AND OPINIONS** \\
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 +<wrap lo>This is a series of **AxaMonitor** articles examining Axanar'​s history and the copyright infringement lawsuit it faces.</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[analysis|AxaMonitor Analysis]]: \\
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[analysis#​Funding]] \\ </​wrap>​
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[analysis#​Goals]] \\ </​wrap>​
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[analysis#​Spending]]</​wrap>​ \\
 +<wrap indent>​{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[fan_film_factor|Examining Axanar'​s Claims About Infringement,​ Damages]]</​wrap>​ \\
 +\\ {{ :​fairness-zone.jpg?​150|}}
 +**COMMENTARY** \\
 +<wrap lo>​Opinion pieces about issues arising from the Axanar copyright lawsuit.</​wrap>​ \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[endgame|Endgame:​ Insight to How the Case May Turn Out]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[fairness|Fairness:​ The ‘Bias’ Behind Scrutiny]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[guidelines_timeline|The Public Interest Behind Private Guidelines Talks]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[bawden_s_broad_brush|Axanar Paints Critics with Broad Brush]] \\
 +{{::​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[gerrold_repudiates|David Gerrold Repudiates Axanar Slur]]
 +
 +</​tabbox>​