PITTSBURGH — Music copyright holders have filed suit against a Monroeville restaurant, citing alleged copyright infringement.
Broadcast Music, Inc., Dynatone Publishing Company, Mow B"Jow Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Songs of Universal, Inc., Only Hit Music, Bro "N' Sis Music, Inc., Estes Park Music, Choice is Tragic Music, Sony/ATV Melody, Zombies Ate My Publishing, et al. filed a complaint on April 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Steel City Steak House, William R. Kornrumph II and William R. Kornrumph, alleging that the defendants violated U.S. copyright law..
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs hold Steel City Steak House, William R. Kornrumph, II and William R. Kornrumph responsible because the defendants allegedly willfully publicly performed plaintiffs' musical compositions and threatened to continue committing copyright infringement.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek an order for defendants to be enjoined and restrained from further infringing, compensation for statutory damages, attorney's fees and for such other relief that are just. They are represented by Jonathan S. MaAnney of Tacker Arensberg PC in Pittsburgh.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-00487