National “troll” copyright litigant ME2 Productions, Inc. has filed several new BitTorrent copyright cases with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.  These may be the first BitTorrent actions filed in the Northern District.

As Troll Defense reported before, ME2 Productions, Inc. has rights in the 2016 action thriller Mechanic: Resurrection, which stars Jessica Alba and Jason Stratham.  The film’s predecessor, The Mechanic, was also the subject of prior BitTorrent lawsuits.

ME2 Productions is an affiliate of Nu Image / Millennium Films, which hold interests in films that have been litigated in many prior and pending enforcement actions, including Septembers in Shiraz, Criminal, London Has Fallen, Automata, The Humbling, The Expendables, Charlie Countryman and Bad Lieutenant.

The new suits filed in Georgia allege copyright infringement by scores of separate “Doe” parties through their use of BitTorrent file-sharing software.  The plaintiffs are out for actual or statutory damages pursuant to the Copyright Act, attorney’s fees and costs, and an injunction against further infringement.

The new Georgia ME2 cases were filed by Kathleen M. Lynch of Cary, N.C.  A case listing with links to the complaints is below.

Parties and subscribers receiving ISP notices of these actions can contact attorney Benjamin Justus for a free consultation regarding possible options.

Case No. 1:16-cv-03904
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-13
Filed: 10/19/2016

Case No. 1:16-cv-04052
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-11
Filed: 10/31/2016

Case No. 1:16-cv-04054
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-12
Filed: 10/31/2016

Case No. 1:16-cv-04055
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-14
Filed: 10/31/2016

Filed: 11/10/2016
Case No. 1:16-cv-04207
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-9

Filed: 11/10/2016
Case No. 1:16-cv-04208
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. DOES 1-11

Filed: 11/10/2016
Case No. 1:16-cv-04210
ME2 Productions, Inc. v. DOES 1-11