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Hawaiian Tropic Lawsuit Link
Old 02-16-2006, 10:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In response to recent inquires, I post the following link as a matter of public concern.

As some of you know, Erick Blair, D/B/A Fotopixels, filed suit in the United States District Court, Western District, Hot Springs Division, in December naming World Tropic Productions, Inc.; Tanning Research Laboratories (Hawaiian Tropic) and Trend International as party Defendants alleging unauthorized use of his registered copyrighted images in the 2006 Girls of Miss Hawaiian Tropic Calendar (7 images of 12); Box Calendar;dayplanner;mini-calendar, and international calendar and other products and other infringing uses.

After a number of requested delays, 2 of 3 named defendants have now filed answers; Tanning Research and World Tropic Productions.

The link to retrieve a copy of the answers/files is posted below.

You must sign up for a pacer account (.08 per page) to access the files.

https://ecf.arwd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/show_case_doc?12,26652,0,3025979,0,,64

Anyone who shoots photographs for a living might want to watch this case closely as the resolution of it, will be instructive and educational at all levels.

Multiply over 50 alleged infringing uses times the maximum statutory damages that could be awarded (150,000.00 per image) to estimate the potential exposure.

Mark W.D. Court Clerk

P.S., you have to copy the whole line [this site tries to parse it] if clicking on the link doesn't work.
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Re: Hawaiian Tropic Lawsuit Link
Old 02-16-2006, 11:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The other little twist on that knife is that if he wins, the defendants have to pay his attorney's fees too. As a (hopefully) future attorney, I wring my hands at the possibility. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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