Case Conclusion Date: 06.20.2008
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.