Have you recently received a phone call to your cell phone from “Caribbean Cruise Line” from a recorded female voice that identifies itself as Jennifer?  If so, your rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act may have been violated and you may be entitled to damages of $500 to $1500 per call. The usual message […]

Attorney Craig B. Sanders* has been busy filing copyright infringement lawsuits in the Central District of California on behalf of a few photo agencies. One frequent plaintiff is called BWP Media USA Inc. d/b/a Pacific Coast News. Another frequent photo plaintiff that Mr. Sanders represents is called National Photo Group, LLC. The Pietz Law Firm […]

RightsCorp Phone Calls and Subpoenas

September 15, 2014

Are you a person you recently received a phone call or robo-call about how a company called RightsCorp has “evidence that federal law was broken on your Internet account”?  How about similar phone messages about terminating your Internet service due to copyright infringement?  Or have you recently received a letter from your Internet Service Provider […]

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Morgan Pietz Named as Rising Star by Superlawyers Magazine

July 12, 2014

The Pietz Law Firm is pleased to announce that Morgan Pietz has been selected as a Rising Star by Superlawyers magazine.  If you are interested in Mr. Pietz’s background and experience, check out his online profile with Superlawyers, which also talks about some of Mr. Pietz’s success defending copyright infringement cases. “Being selected by Superlawyers […]

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First Battle Won In Section 2257 Argument

June 9, 2014

UPDATE: June 9, 2014 — In a very important order issued today, Hon. Judge Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled on Malibu Media’s motion to strike affirmative defenses raised by The Pietz Law Firm on behalf of a John Doe defendant. In a closely-watched case (Malibu Media, LLC […]

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Victory for Pietz Law Firm in Prenda’s Guava Appeal

May 21, 2014

The Pietz Law Firm is pleased to report that the Illinois Court of Appeal, in an Order issued May 20, 2014 (2014 IL App (5th) 130091) (No. 5-13-0091) , recently sided with John Doe defendants, some of whom were represented by Morgan Pietz. For background on this case, which was a strange chapter in the […]

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ANOTHER WIN: Oregon – Voltage Pictures, LLC v. Does 1-50

April 25, 2014

UPDATE – VICTORY – May 21, 2014: Working with local counsel, The Pietz Law Firm removed these two cases to federal court last week.  Today, after the cases were assigned to a new judge, the court issued an Order Dismissing All Defendants Other Than Doe No. 1, on the Court’s own motion.  It is really […]

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Malibu Media in Maryland

March 8, 2014

UPDATE: May 31, 2014: The Pietz Law Firm filed its reply on the merits in the Maryland proceedings today.  Thanks to all those who helped contribute pieces of the puzzle.  Documents here: Reply In Support of Motion For An OSC, Reply Decl of M. Pietz, Exhibis AA to EE to Reply Decl   UPDATE: March […]

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Prince v. Chodera – Prince Sues His Fans

January 29, 2014

Prince is well-known in the music industry for being *very* protective of how his music is shared by his fans.  In a new lawsuit, Prince v. Chodera, N.D. Cal. No. 14-273-EDL (complaint) the Artist has taken a slightly new approach to suing his fans, targeting the people behind Google Blogger and Facebook fan pages.  This […]

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Prenda Appeal – John Doe’s Answering Brief

January 18, 2014

APRIL 2014 UPDATE: The Court of Appeals granted Doe’s motion to exceed the page limit in part.  The Revised Answering Brief on the Merits, which has now been accepted by the Court, is available here: 36 – John Doe’s Revised Answering Brief on Merits The Pietz Law Firm is pleased to report that on behalf […]

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