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What To Do If You Receive A Dreamstime Copyright Infringement Notification

Have you received an email from Jason A. Fischer or another lawyer on behalf of Dreamstime.com, LLC where it states that the person emailing you is named “Dreamstime Infringements?” If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded this type of correspondence from the law firm of Bryn & Associates, P.A., which tends to […]

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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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How To Appropriately Handle An ImageRights Copyright Infringement Claim Notification

Have you received a demand letter or email from ImageRights claiming that you have used an unlicensed image from a company or an individual photographer? If so, then you are among many who have received such correspondence. We have had many clients send us these letters and emails from ImageRights International for review, with ImageRights […]

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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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How To Properly Deal With A PicRights Copyright Unlicensed Image Letter

Have you received a demand letter from PicRights claiming that you have used an unlicensed image from a company such as Reuters News & Media Inc.? If so, then you are among many who have received such a letter. We have had many clients send us these letters from PicRights for review, with PicRights making […]

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What To Do If You’re Sued By Strike 3 Holdings For Copyright Infringement

Have you been sued by or been threatened with being sued by Strike 3 Holdings, LLC? If so, then you are not alone. Strike 3 Holdings, LLC, which has gained a reputation as being a “copyright troll” due to the number of copyright infringement disputes it is involved in, is an adult film producer for […]

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Must Show Massive Distribution For Statutory Damages Of More Than $1 Million In Copyright And Trademark Cases

The Copyright Act allows the owner of an infringed copyright to recover statutory damages, when there is an innocent infringement, in a sum of between $750 and $30,000. When the infringement is willful, the statutory damages can reach as high as $150,000 per infringement. The Lanham Act allows the owner of an infringed trademark registration […]

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What To Do If You Receive A Higbee & Associates Copyright Demand Letter

Have you received a demand letter from the Law Firm of Higbee & Associates? If so, then you are not alone. We have been forwarded numerous emails and other written correspondence from the Law Firm of Higbee & Associates, demanding a large sum of money in exchange for a release of claims related to allegations of […]

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Groundless Copyright Claims Will Result In Attorney’s Fees, But There Are Limitations

We have recently gone over the test for attorney’s fees in copyright infringement cases. As a refresher, 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, and the court will look at relevant factors such as: (1) whether the claim was frivolous; (2) the party’s motivation; […]