PHILADELPHIA – A Nevada limited liability company claims that unknown persons residing in Pennsylvania have unlawfully uploaded one of its movies online.
Headhunter LLC filed a complaint on July 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against John Does 1-11 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it sustained damages to its business because its film "A Family Man" was unlawfully transmitted online via BitTorrent by the defendants. It alleges geolocation technology has tracked the defendants' Internet Protocol addresses to a location in the court's district.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, statutory damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. It is represented by Charles Thomas and Lee M. Herman of Creative Rights Law Group PLLC in Media, Pennsylvania.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-02986-GJP