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Photographer’s copyright claim against officer of company over photos on website moves forward

Plaintiff, a professional photographer, sued defendant company and an individual who was its “registered agent and … officer, director, manager, and/or other genre of principal” for copyright infringement over two photographs that appeared on the defendant company’s website. The infringement claims against the individual defendant included one for vicarious infringement. The individual defendant moved to dismiss the vicarious infringement claim. The court denied the motion. One “infr...
Tags: Law, Copyright, Morgan, Oppenheimer, Vicarious Liability, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios Inc, Grokster Ltd, Secondary Liability, Nelson Salabes Inc