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Mann Law Group Wins $1.3 Million Jury Verdict in Favor Of Seattle Professional Photographer

Today a Seattle jury awarded Seattle professional photographer Lloyd Shugart a $1.3 Million verdict following a three day jury trial. Philip P. Mann of the Mann Law Group was lead trial counsel for Mr. Shugart. The case arose when Mr. Shugart discovered that his client, Propet USA, Inc., a wholesale supplier of shoes, had been … Continue Reading

Uh…Can We Take a Mulligan?

Before suing, it’s a good idea to make sure you have a case. It’s also a good idea to play by the rules. Lest anyone forget, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued 2.7 million “reminders” last week to a company that brought an ill-considered copyright infringement case against Compaq Computer Corporation.… Continue Reading

Music companies now sue music ‘downloaders’ for copyright violation

In recent weeks, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports music companies like Warner Bros., Sony Music, BMG Music, Capital Re-cords, Elektra and Motown have “blitzed U.S. courthouses with lawsuits against people they accuse of online piracy. Cases have been filed against 744 users of Kazaa, eDonkey, Limewire, Grokster and other file-sharing platforms.” The lawsuits now are against … Continue Reading