Copyright Infringement

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Recent Achievements:

  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of singer/actress Fergie of copyright infringement action by Chicago recording artist and producer.
  • Obtained Preliminary and Permanent injunction and Seizure Order on behalf of Russell Simmons’s Phat Fashions LLC in connection with action for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and copyright infringement against clothing and accessories manufacturer.
  • Successfully represented Academy Award-winning composer in copyright infringement claim against producers of half-billion dollar grossing film.
  • Successfully represented photographer in copyright infringement suit against advertising agency.
  • Obtained Ninth Circuit reversal on behalf of The Beach Boys’ corporate entity against early career producer Hite Morgan.
  • Obtained Preliminary and Permanent Injunction on behalf of Verne Troyer (“Mini-Me”) in copyright infringement/invasion of privacy/right of publicity/3344 action against his former girlfriend and others, successfully preventing the dissemination of a graphic sex tape.
  • Successfully represented Tool band in connection with copyright infringement/defamation/partnership action brought by graphic artist.
  • Obtained dismissal of Limp Bizkit frontman, Fred Durst, from Napster case brought by owner of numerous copyrights against Durst for Contributory Copyright Infringement and Vicarious Copyright Infringement.
  • Obtained Preliminary and Permanent Injunction on behalf of Perry Farrell in copyright infringement/invasion of privacy/right of publicity/3344 action against Spy7.com, successfully preventing the dissemination of a graphic sex tape.
  • Obtained Preliminary and Permanent Injunction on behalf of Bret Michaels and Pamela Anderson in copyright infringement/invasion of privacy/right of publicity/3344 action against Internet Entertainment Group and others, successfully preventing the dissemination of a graphic sex tape.
  • Successfully defended Poison band in connection with copyright infringement action.
  • Successfully stopped the exploitation of numerous bootleg Stevie Nicks live and studio recordings.

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