Tag: Copyright

Photographer Christopher Sadowski Strikes Again, Files Another Copyright Suit Over His Crime Scene Photo in the Northern District of Georgia

Sadowski v. New Beginning Kidney Foundation, Civil Action No. 1:22-cv-02422-LMM (N.D. Ga. June 16, 2022): On the heels of Plaintiff Christopher Sadowski’s copyright infringement suit against Defendant Bre Law, LLC settling in May 2022 (discussed here), Sadowski has now filed suit against New Beginning Kidney Foundation based on […]

Try Again! Professional Photographer Must Attempt to Serve Defendant Before Resorting to the Secretary of State for Service of Process

Chevrestt v. Diamond Diaspora Media, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:21-cv-04847-SCJ (N.D. Ga. June 7, 2022) Plaintiff Angel Chevrestt filed suit against Defendant Diamond Diaspora Media, LLC on November 24, 2021 in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division). The Complaint alleges that Defendant infringed Plaintiff’s copyright under 17 […]

Judge Ross Examines Morass of Pleadings and Refines Dispute to Supported Claims of Patent, Copyright, and Trade Dress Infringement

In an earlier post today we reported on the Third Amended Complaint filed by Lisa Duer (“Duer”), a resident of Woodstock, Georgia, alleging patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and trade dress infringement action against Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (“BDA”), a Washington corporation, and Eli Lilly and […]

Georgia Becomes the First State to Mount a Direct Challenge Against Unauthorized Publishing of Annotated Code

In what has already become news in the copyright community nationwide, the State of Georgia has launched a legal campaign against Public.Resource.org, Inc., a California non-profit corporation that dedicates itself to compiling, scanning, and publishing laws, codes, and rules from around the world. Photo credit: georgiajusticeblog.com The complaint […]

Order Pierces Allegations Unsupported By Receivable Evidence In Granting Summary Judgment To All Parties In IP Dispute

This blog post is authored by Kirk Watkins and posted by the Womble Carlyle Team.In 2011 EarthCam, Inc. (“EarthCam”) brought suit against Richard Hermann (“Hermann”), OxBlue Corporation, Chandler McCormarck, John Paulson, and Brian Mattern (collectively “OxBlue”) asserting corporate espionage to misappropriate trade secrets.  OxBlue filed counterclaims for copyright […]

11th Circuit: Award of Fees Affirmed in "Objectively Unreasonable" Copyright Action Where Plaintiff No Longer Possessed a Copy of the Copyrighted Material

On September 24, 2014, in an unpublished opinion the 11th Circuit denied the appeal of InDyne, Inc. (“InDyne”), which asked the Court to vacate an award of attorneys’ fees to Defendants Abacus Technology Corporation, Jerry Reninger, and Matthew Boylan (collectively, “Abacus”) in a copyright infringement action in Middle […]