Case Conclusion Date:June 20, 2008
Practice Area:Copyright Infringement
Outcome:settled with Defendants' indemnitor
Description:Defendant copied and placed on its website for sale mp3 files of Plaintiff's music without Plaintiff's permission. The primary fault was traced to a German GmBH called MTunes, which had provided the files to Defendant and sixteen other vendors throughout the world. Plaintiff settled with MTunes for a sum in lieu of statutory damages and dismissed his federal copyright infringement lawsuit against Defendant.