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Conan O'Brien denies stealing jokes from blogger

Host Conan O'Brien (R) and actor Will Ferrell are seen during a taping of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, California June 1, 2009. O'Brien on Monday took over from Jay Leno as the show's host. REUTERS/Paul Drinkwater/NBA Photo/Handout (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

Host Conan O'Brien (R) and actor Will Ferrell are seen during a taping of "The Tonight Show" in Burbank, California June 1, 2009. O'Brien on Monday took over from Jay Leno as the show's host. REUTERS/Paul Drinkwater/NBA Photo/Handout (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

Conan O'Brien responded to a blogger's lawsuit that claimed the late night talk show host stole jokes.

Robert Kaseberg sued O'Brien for copyright infringement but according to documents obtained by TMZ, O'Brien is insisting he and his writers came up with the jokes themselves.

In O'Brien's response, he says his material is 100 percent "independently created." In fact, O'Brien adds, the jokes, which are based on current events, cannot be copyrighted. 

According to O'Brien's response, the jokes weren't very original anyway. 

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