Fortnite and the copyright lawsuits for their dances have become quite normal. In the past, we saw how the mother of the Orange Shirt Kid sued Epic Games for the use of her dance as an emote, and the same thing happened with Carlton’s dance of The Prince of Bel-Air, whose demand was dismissed as it was a dance. pretty simple.
This time around, college basketball players Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens have sued Fortnite for the running man emote or “Running Man,” whose popularity reigns on YouTube with videos of up to an hour. The judge has concluded that the gesture is not similar enough to the video of the two young men.
These types of complaints are usually not very successful, since, according to GameRant, there have been a good number of similar cases, and the plaintiffs almost never manage to win. In addition, Epic Games’ economic capital makes it a difficult adversary in the legal field.
On the VazzyCow channel, we can find a music video inspired by this well-known dance. Also, some time ago we learned that Fortnite was in search and capture of new emotes through the Tik Tok social network.