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What You Should Know About The Copyright Claims Board For Small Copyright Disputes

If you have any further questions about this article or copyright claims in general, please contact Heitner Legal for a free consultation. On December 27, 2020, then-President Donald Trump signed into law the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020 (“CASE Act”).  The CASE Act directed the Copyright Office to establish the Copyright Claims […]

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Have You Been Named In A Prepared Food Photos Demand Or Complaint?

Have you received a demand letter from a law firm that represents Prepared Food Photos, Inc. f/k/a Adlife Marketing & Communications Co., Inc. or received a Summons and Complaint concerning a lawsuit that has been filed against you by Prepared Food Photos? If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded numerous emails […]

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What To Do If You Receive A Joe Myeress Copyright Demand Letter Or Lawsuit

Have you received a demand letter from Joe Myeress Photography LLC or been named a defendant in a lawsuit initiated by Joe Myeress? If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded numerous emails and other written correspondence originating from Joe Myeress Photography LLC as well as Complaints filed in courts of law by […]

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What To Do If You Receive An Affordable Aerial Photography Complaint And Summons

Have you received a demand letter from a law firm that represents Affordable Aerial Photography, Inc. or received a Summons and Complaint concerning a lawsuit that has been filed against you by Affordable Aerial Photography? If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded numerous emails and other written correspondence from law firms representing […]

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What To Do If You Receive A CopyCat Legal Copyright Demand Letter And Draft Complaint

Have you received a demand letter from the CopyCat Legal law firm based in Coral Springs, Florida? If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded emails, letters, and drafts of complaints, as well as other written correspondence from lawyers Daniel DeSouza, Esq. and James D’Loughy, Esq. at CopyCat Legal, demanding very large sums […]

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What Should You Do If You Receive A SRIPLAW Copyright Demand Letter

If you are on this page, then you may have received a demand letter from the SRIPLAW firm. The SRIPLAW firm, like Higbee & Associates, is known for initiating many disputes against individuals and corporate entities who have allegedly infringed upon the copyrights of their clients. SRIPLAW typically makes a demand to avoid being named […]

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Godfather Of Skateboard Art Sues Tony Hawk And Jack Black For Copyright Infringement

Jack Black and Tony Hawk are among the defendants in a new copyright infringement, unjust enrichment, and unfair competition lawsuit initiated by a California man named Wesley Humpston. The Complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California is based on Humpston, who has apparently earned the reputation as “The Godfather […]

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The Test For Attorney’s Fees In Copyright Infringement Cases

Under 17 U.S. Code § 505 the prevailing party in a copyright infringement case may be entitled to an award of its reasonable attorney’s fees. It is not an absolute right but, instead, the court must make a case-by-case assessment and look at various relevant factors such as: (1) whether the claim was frivolous; (2) the party’s motivation; (3) […]

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Court Grants Plaintiff Summary Judgment In Social Media Copyright Infringement Case

A new ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York addresses a hot topic of copyright infringement surrounding the posting of copyrighted material on social media. U.S. District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil ruled in favor of plaintiff photographer Mark Iantosca on his motion for summary judgment against Elie Tahari, Ltd. […]

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Court Says Plaintiff Needs More Than IP Address To Prevail In Copyright Infringement Case

Earning a judgment against an individual allegedly infringing on one’s copyright is not as simple as obtaining information attaching an IP address to the supposed infringer and connecting the dots for the judge. The court denied a plaintiff’s motion for default judgment in a case pending before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District […]