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He was always going to lose it. By his own admission he stole it from Courtney Cox's performance in a music video, for Springsteen I think. All Epic's lawyers would have had to do is point out the fact that it is a derivative in and of itself and that would have weakened Ribeiro's case considerably. Fact of the matter is that he's had decades to copyright the dance, never has and just tried to jump on a gravy train. This was never going to work for him, people with real knowledge on copyright and trademark laws were saying as such as soon as the initial lawsuits were filed. Whether or not anyone is successful will depend entirely upon the complexity of the dances being used.