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Two New Millennium Titles Launch BitTorrent Suits in Oregon (UPDATED 2/1/17)

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Two film production companies affiliated with Nu Image/Millennium Films have filed BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon,, continuing the status of the Oregon District as a testing ground for new film titles in BitTorrent litigation. One group of cases were filed by ME2 Proudctions Inc., and they involve the… Continue Reading

“London Has Fallen” in Hawai’i BitTorrent Suits

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Notorious BitTorrent plaintiff LHF Productions, Inc. has expanded its nationwide litigation campaign to Hawaii, with recent copyright lawsuits against scores of “Doe” defendants in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai’i. LHF Productions, Inc. holds copyrights to the action flick London Has Fallen, featuring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Aaron Eckhart in an assassination plot… Continue Reading

Mindless Zombie Flick “Cell” Staggers into Seattle Federal Court (UPDATED 11/1/16)

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Two new copyright actions were filed the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington by CELL Film Holdings, LLC, which claims copyrights to the John Cusack/Samuel L. Jackson zombie-themed movie Cell. As noted by Troll Defense in a post on similar Oregon CELL Film Holdings cases, Cell is based on a 2006 Stephen King novel of the same title about a signal… Continue Reading

Zombie Flick “Cell” Stalks BitTorrent Users in Oregon (UPDATED 3/12/17)

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CELL Film Holdings, LLC, which claims copyrights to the John Cusack/Samuel L. Jackson zombie-themed movie Cell, has filed several BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.  These are the first such lawsuits in the nation, with the Oregon District continuing to serve as a launching pad for new film titles in BitTorrent litigation. Cell is… Continue Reading

More Voltage-Related Lawsuits in Houston District Court

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A film production company affiliated with with Voltage Pictures, LLC have filed recent copyright infringement lawsuits against “John Doe” defendants in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The claims were filed by Fathers & Daughters Nevada, LLC, which owns the rights to the Russell Crowe drama Fathers and Daughters. Both of the new lawsuits allege copyright infringement… Continue Reading

Millennium Films Gets “Criminal” in Colorado (UPDATED 8/10/16)

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National “troll-style” litigant Criminal Productions, Inc. has filed a growing number of lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado over recent weeks.  Criminal Productions allegedly holds rights to the sci-fi flick Criminal, which stars Kevin Costner as a brain-damaged convict implanted with the memories of a deceased CIA operative. This follows other Criminal Productions suits recently… Continue Reading

“London Has Fallen” & “Queen of The Desert” Expand Troll-Style Campaigns in Colorado (UPDATED 11/1/16)

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Two notorious BitTorrent plaintiffs have expanded nationwide litigation campaigns, with suits against scores of “Doe” defendants in the U.S. District Court of the District of Colorado. Several cases were filed by QOTD Film Investment Ltd., which holds copyrights to the newly-released Werner Herzog epic Queen of the Desert.  As noted in a prior troll defense post, Queen of the… Continue Reading

Millennium Films Property Files “Criminal” Copyright Actions In Seattle Court (UPDATED 2/1/17)

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New copyright actions were filed the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington by Criminal Productions, Inc. Criminal Productions allegedly holds rights to the sci-fi flick Criminal, which stars Kevin Costner as a brain-damaged convict implanted with the memories of a deceased CIA operative. This follows other Criminal Productions suits recently filed in Oregon. As noted in past Troll Defense… Continue Reading

Costner Flick “Criminal” Implants BitTorrent Suits in Oregon Federal Court (UPDATED 3/12/17)

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Criminal Productions, Inc., which holds copyrights to the action flick Criminal, has filed BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.  These are the first such lawsuits in the nation, continuing the status of the Oregon District as a testing ground for new film titles in BitTorrent litigation. According to Variety, the… Continue Reading

“London Has Fallen” Brings BitTorrent Suit Game to Seattle Federal Court (UPDATED 8/10/17)

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Two new copyright suits were lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington by LHF Productions, Inc.  LHF holds copyrights to the action flick London Has Fallen, featuring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Aaron Eckhart in an assassination plot caper. This follows many other LHF suits recently filed in other jurisdictions.  As reported before, LHF… Continue Reading

Nevada BitTorrent Lawsuit Campaign Expands with Additional Titles (UPDATED 2/1/17)

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Sevaral notorious BitTorrent troll plaintiffs have enlarged their operations to include suits against over 100 “Doe” defendants in the U.S. District Court of the District of Nevada. Two cases were filed by QOTD Film Investment Ltd., which holds copyrights to the newly-released Werner Herzog epic Queen of the Desert.  As noted in a prior troll defense… Continue Reading

“London Has Fallen” On Oregon ISP Subscribers (UPDATED 3/12/17)

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LHF Productions, Inc., which holds copyrights to the action flick London Has Fallen, has filed BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.  This follows many other LHF suits recently filed in other jurisdictions. London Has Fallen features Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Aaron Eckhart in an assassination plot caper.  As of press… Continue Reading

“Close Range” BitTorrent Lawsuit in Oregon (UPDATED 4/8/16)

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ELargo Holdings, LLC, which holds copyrights to the 2015 action film Close Range, has filed several BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, among the first such lawsuits in the U.S. According to a pithy Hollywood Reporter review, Close Range is directed by “[l]ow-budget action maestro Isaac Florentine,” and stars British… Continue Reading

“Queen of the Desert” BitTorrent Suit Lodged in Washington Court

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QOTD Film Investment Ltd., which holds copyrights to the newly-released Werner Herzog epic “Queen of the Desert,” has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. As noted in a prior troll defense post, “Queen of the Desert” stars James Franco, Nicole Kidman and Robert Pattinson, and the Washington… Continue Reading

Dallas Buyers Club and Cobbler Personally Sue Dozens in Washington BitTorrent cases

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In recent days, two film production companies affiliated with with Voltage Pictures, LLC have filed amended lawsuits personally naming scores of previously anonymous defendants in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. Dallas Buyers Club, LLC filed seven amended complaints naming a total of 39 individuals.  As has been widely reported by Troll Defense and others, Dallas… Continue Reading

Voltage Affiliates Test BitTorrent Litigation in Louisiana (UPDATED 1/7/17)

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Film production companies affiliated with with Voltage Pictures, LLC have filed new copyright infringement lawsuits against “John Doe” defendants in two separate U.S. District Courts in Louisiana. First, Dallas Buyers Club, LLC filed a “singleton” case against a Doe party in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, based in Baton Rouge.  As has been… Continue Reading

“Fathers & Daughters” files BitTorrent Cases in Oregon (UPDATED 8/10/16)

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Fathers & Daughters Nevada, LLC , the owner of rights to the Russell Crowe drama Fathers and Daughters, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in federal court in Oregon. Fathers and Daughters was released in Europe and Asia last year, but did not reach U.S. audiences until July 2016.  The film has received middling reviews thus far, according… Continue Reading

Voltage Affiliate PTG Nevada Files Suit in…Nevada

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PTG Nevada, LLC, the owner of copyrights to the Nicholas Cage film Pay the Ghost, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against 14 Doe defendants in the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada. As Troll Defense earlier reported, Pay the Ghost was released in September 2015 and widely panned in critical reviews. The complaint makes typical allegations of BitTorrent-based… Continue Reading

“Queen of the Desert” Explores Oregon BT Litigation (UPDATED 8/10/16)

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QOTD Film Investment Ltd., which holds copyrights to the yet-unreleased Werner Herzog epic “Queen of the Desert,” has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in federal court in Oregon. This appears to be the first such lawsuit in the U.S., outside of another suit in Arizona, according to Antonelli Law.  Queen of the Desert stars James Franco, Nicole… Continue Reading

Before I Go watch this film, tell me: is it worth the time?

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Before I Go Productions, Inc., the owner of rights to the 2014 Nicole Kidman thriller Before I Go to Sleep, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in federal court in Oregon.  This appears to be the first such lawsuit in the U.S., outside of earlier suits in Illinois, according to Antonelli Law. Before I Go to Sleep,  which… Continue Reading

Voltage Pictures Affiliate Clear Skies Nevada Drops Bombs in Oregon over “Good Kill” (UPDATED 8/10/16)

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November saw the first Pacific Northwest BitTorrent copyright lawsuits filed in Oregon by Clear Skies Nevada, LLC, which owns the rights to the 2014 film Good Kill. This film concerns a military drone pilot (played by Ethan Hawke) who questions the ethics of dropping bombs in Afghanistan from his remote post in Nevada. Clear Skies Nevada was known for a large number of… Continue Reading

Aloha, Trolls! BitTorrent Copyright Plaintiffs Invade Hawaiʻi (UPDATED 10/21/17)

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Lawyers representing several production companies have filed numerous copyright lawsuits against over 100 “John Doe” defendants in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii. In each case, the plaintiff film production company alleges violations of its rights under the U.S. Copyright act arising from the Doe defendants’ alleged infringement of the film via the use of BitTorrent… Continue Reading

Oregon BitTorrent Attorney Files Multi-Film Suit Against Alleged Infringer

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In a new tactic, notorious Salem, Oregon attorney Carl D. Crowell has combined claims involving multiple different films into one lawsuit against a single unfortunate Doe defendant.  Like countless prior copyright suits Crowell has filed in the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, these allege infringement of the films via the use of BitTorrent file-sharing software. The… Continue Reading