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Attorney Erin Russell represents defendants in BitTorrent downloader cases filed by copyright trolls nationwide. You can read about pending cases on this blog. Contact Erin at 312-994-2424 or erin@russellfirmchicago.com for a free consultation if you have been targeted in a BitTorrent download case and received an ISP notice, settlement demand letter, or have been served a summons.

Bodyguard Productions Storms Into Colorado With ISP Subpoena Notices

In November and December of 2017, Bodyguard Productions, Inc., filed 13 copyright infringement lawsuits against hundreds of Colorado residents for alleged BitTorrent downloading and distribution of the movie  "The Hitman's Bodyguard."

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast or another ISP about Bodyguard Productions, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle or litigate their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. 

Bodyguard Productions filed the following cases in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in November and December of 2017:

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02689-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02803-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02808-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02899-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02643-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02675-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02680-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02699-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02726-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02832-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02890-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02924-WYD-MEH

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02935-WYD-MEH

 

Bodyguard Productions Torrent Settlements In Chicago

Bodyguard Productions, Inc., the owner of the rights to the film "The Hitman's Bodyguard," filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Chicago-area defendants. No area of the country is harder hit by these cases than Chicago. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like Bodyguard Productions in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of their Complaint can be seen here

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. 

Bodyguard Productions filed the following cases in Chicago in October of 2017:

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:17-cv-07667

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-29 -- 1:17-cv-07669

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-07670

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-21 -- 1:17-cv-07671

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-26 -- 1:17-cv-07672

Bodyguard Productions ISP Subpoena Notifications Landing In Chicago

In November of 2017, Bodyguard Productions, Inc., filed ten copyright infringement lawsuits for alleged BitTorrent downloading and distribution of  "The Hitman's Bodyguard."  This followed their filing of five such lawsuits in October.

No area of the country is harder hit by these cases than Chicago. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like Bodyguard Productions in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of their Complaint can be seen here. The same complaint is used in each case with the specific data for each set of IP addresses changed. 

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast or another ISP about Bodyguard Productions, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle or litigate their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. 

Bodyguard Productions filed the following cases in Chicago in November of 2017.

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-07997

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-07998

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-08000

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-34 -- 1:17-cv-08001

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-36 -- 1:17-cv-08002

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-19 -- 1:17-cv-08521

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-08522

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-23 -- 1:17-cv-08524

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:17-cv-08525

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-08527

Bodyguard Productions filed the following cases in Chicago in October of 2017:

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:17-cv-07667

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-29 -- 1:17-cv-07669

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-27 -- 1:17-cv-07670

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-21 -- 1:17-cv-07671

Bodyguard Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-26 -- 1:17-cv-07672

Badhouse Studios Enters Copyright Trolling Game In New York City - We Can Help You Settle Or Litigate Your Case

Badhouse Studios,LLC filed two copyright infringement lawsuits in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York alleging infringement of the film "Larceny ." If you received a subpoena letter from internet provider, you are a defendant in the Badhouse litigation. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like Badhouse in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of their Complaint can be seen here. This is the same complaint they file in each case against different groups of defendants. 

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Spectrum, RCN or any other internet service provider, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. Erin represents defendants in torrent download cases across the country and has represented many New Yorkers in cases like the Badhouse case. 

The Badhouse case docket number for the Southern District of New York is 1:17-cv-07071-ER. The Eastern District of New York docket number is 1:17-cv-05177-LDH-ST

We Handle Venice PI Copyright Infringement Settlements In Colorado

Venice PI, LLC filed a new copyright infringement lawsuit in the District of Colorado alleging infringement of the film "Once Upon A Time In Venice ." Venice PI is an affiliate of Voltage Pictures, a company that specializes in obtaining the rights to sue for copyright infringement for movies. If you received a subpoena letter from Comcast, you are a defendant in the Venice PI litigation. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like Venice in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of their Complaint can be seen here. This is the same complaint they file in each case against different groups of defendants. 

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. Erin is admitted to practice in the District of Colorado and has represented many Colorado residents to settle their torrent download cases. 

Venice PI filed the following case in Colorado in September of 2017:

Venice PI, Inc. v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02329-WYD-MEH

ME2 Productions Continues To Pursue Copyright Infringement Cases In Colorado

ME2 Productions, Inc., owners of the copyright to the film "Mechanic: Evolution,", filed two more copyright infringement lawsuits in the District of Colorado in September and October of 2017. They have maintained a steady stream of lawsuits against Colorado residents over the past year. If you received a subpoena letter from Comcast, you are a defendant in the ME2 litigation. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like ME2 in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of one of their Complaints can be seen here. They repeatedly file the same Complaint against different groups of defendants. 

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants across the country settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. Erin is admitted to practice in the District of Colorado and has represented many Colorado residents to settle their torrent download cases. 

ME2 filed the following case in Colorado in September and October of 2017:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. John Does 1-11 -- 1:17-cv-02280-WYD-MEH

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. John Does 1-7 -- 1:17-cv-02285-WYD-MEH

Venice PI Copyright Troll Advances Litigation In Colorado

Venice PI, LLC, filed several copyright infringement cases against internet users in Colorado in July and August of 2017. If you received a subpoena notification from your ISP or a settlement demand letter from the attorney for Venice, call Attorney Erin Russell today for a free legal consultation at 312-994-2424. 

Erin wrote a piece explaining the "anatomy" of a BitTorrent copyright troll case here. Erin handles BitTorrent and copyright infringement cases nationwide and charges the same reasonable flat rate in every state. Erin has 13 years of litigation experience and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. Her consultations are always free.

People tend to get really worried and afraid when they receive one of these letters. Some of them make the mistake of ignoring it. Don't do that. Getting sued for copyright infringement, even by a copyright troll, is to be taken seriously. However, it is rarely cause for great alarm. There are a few things you should know before you read any further: 

1. This is a manageable problem. You can handle this. The only mistake you could make would be to ignore the letter you received from your Internet Service Provider. If you think you need to settle, Erin can help you do that and explain your exposure and your options. If you're sure you didn't do it, Erin can explain to you your options for proving it. 

2. You have very good options either way, and you can choose what happens next in your case.

3. Getting sued for copyright infringement of a single film is not going to ruin you financially. It's just something you have to be diligent about taking care of so you can get the best possible result.

4. If you act sooner rather than later when you receive a letter from your internet provider, you can avoid having your name disclosed to the plaintiff and can avoid having your name made public on the court's docket in the case. Your case can be worked out without it affecting your credit or involving public records. 

5. Attorney Erin Russell has handled more than a thousand BitTorrent defense cases involving a single film being downloaded. Some of those cases were settled, and some were dismissed outright when we successfully proved the subscriber's innocence. Erin has won these cases in court and has negotiated fair settlements for many subscribers. 

6. Everything will be ok! Tend to this problem promptly and it will be out of your way quickly and quietly.

Having said all of that, if you received a letter from your Internet Service Provider regarding one of the "Venice PI" lawsuits, Erin can help. Attorney Erin Russell has helped thousands of accused downloaders to either litigate or settle their copyright infringement cases. You can call any time and have a free telephone consultation with Erin at 312-994-2424. She has 13 years of litigation experience, and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. A consultation with Erin is always free.

Erin charges a reasonable flat fee for all BitTorrent defense cases nationwide, and offers discounts to students, senior citizens and members of the military. You can pay your fee by cash, credit card, BitCoin or Ethereum (your fee will be discounted for payment by BitCoin or Ethereum.) Call 312-994-2424 and get a free consultation right away. Erin will give you all of the information you need about the litigation and about your exposure so you can make a decision about whether to settle or to litigate, and how best to use your resources to take care of your case. 

Venice PI filed the following cases in Colorado:

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01988

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01850

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-02036

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01954

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01787

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01870

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01861

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-02021

Venice PI, LLC v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01664

We Handle POW Nevada Torrent Download Lawsuit Settlements In Colorado

POW Nevada, LLC, filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in the District of Colorado alleging infringement of the film "Revolt ." POW Nevada is an affiliate of Voltage Pictures, a company that specializes in obtaining the rights to sue for copyright infringement for movies. If you received a subpoena letter from Comcast, you are a defendant in the POW Nevada litigation. These subpoena letters are the first step taken by companies like POW Nevada in unmasking people they claim wrongfully downloaded and distributed their movie. And that's what they're claiming. A copy of their Complaint can be seen here

If you received an ISP subpoena notification letter from Comcast, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. Erin is admitted to practice in the District of Colorado and has represented many Colorado residents to settle their torrent download cases. 

POW Nevada filed the following case in Colorado in September of 2017:

POW Nevada, LLC v. John Doe 1, et al -- 1:17-cv-02186-WYD-MEH

NYC Hit By Copyright Trolls ME2 Productions, Headhunter, Venice PI and UN4 Productions

ME2 Productions, Inc., Headhunter LLC, Venice PI, LLC, and UN4 Productions, Inc. filed several copyright infringement cases against internet users in NYC in July and August of 2017. If you received a subpoena notification from your ISP or a settlement demand letter from the attorney for these companies, call Attorney Erin Russell today for a free legal consultation at 312-994-2424. Erin handles copyright infringement and torrent downloader settlements nationwide. 

Erin wrote a piece explaining the "anatomy" of a BitTorrent copyright troll case here. Erin handles BitTorrent and copyright infringement cases nationwide and charges the same reasonable flat rate in every state. Erin has 13 years of litigation experience and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. Her consultations are always free.

People tend to get really worried and afraid when they receive one of these letters. Some of them make the mistake of ignoring it. Don't do that. Getting sued for copyright infringement, even by a copyright troll, is to be taken seriously. However, it is rarely cause for great alarm. There are a few things you should know before you read any further: 

1. This is a manageable problem. You can handle this. The only mistake you could make would be to ignore the letter you received from your Internet Service Provider. If you think you need to settle, Erin can help you do that and explain your exposure and your options. If you're sure you didn't do it, Erin can explain to you your options for proving it. 

2. You have very good options either way, and you can choose what happens next in your case. You can get a fair settlement. I can help you do that. I've helped more than 3,000 people settle their copyright infringement case at a fair number. You can also litigate. I have helped people do that as well. 

3. Getting sued for copyright infringement of a single film is not going to ruin you financially. It's just something you have to be diligent about taking care of so you can get the best possible result.

4. If you act sooner rather than later when you receive a letter from your internet provider, you can avoid having your name disclosed to the plaintiff and can avoid having your name made public on the court's docket in the case. Your case can be worked out without it affecting your credit or involving public records. 

5. Attorney Erin Russell has handled more than a thousand BitTorrent defense cases involving a single film being downloaded. Some of those cases were settled, and some were dismissed outright when we successfully proved the subscriber's innocence. Erin has won these cases in court and has negotiated fair settlements for many subscribers. 

6. Everything will be ok! Tend to this problem promptly and it will be out of your way quickly and quietly.

Having said all of that, if you received a letter from your Internet Service Provider regarding one of the "Venice PI" lawsuits, Erin can help. Attorney Erin Russell has helped thousands of accused downloaders to either litigate or settle their copyright infringement cases. You can call any time and have a free telephone consultation with Erin at 312-994-2424. She has 13 years of litigation experience, and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. A consultation with Erin is always free.

Erin charges a reasonable flat fee for all BitTorrent defense cases nationwide, and offers discounts to students, senior citizens and members of the military. You can pay your fee by cash, credit card, BitCoin or Ethereum (your fee will be discounted for payment by BitCoin or Ethereum.) Call 312-994-2424 and get a free consultation right away. Erin will give you all of the information you need about the litigation and about your exposure so you can make a decision about whether to settle or to litigate, and how best to use your resources to take care of your case. 

The following torrent downloader cases were filed in July and August in the Southern District of New York (NYC):

Headhunter, LLC v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-05314-DLC

Headhunter, LLC v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-05895-PAE

Venice PI, LLC v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-05594-ALC-BCM

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-5701-PGG-HBP

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-06430-UA

These companies previously filed the following cases in the Southern District of New York:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-00929-LLS

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-01049-PGG-HBP

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-02284-ER

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-02645-DLC

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-03698-LTS-AJP

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-04817-LAK-HBP

Venice PI, LLC v. Doe -- 1:17-cv-04904-ALC-BCM

ME2 Settlement Demand Letters Arrive in Chicago - We Can Help You Settle Your Case

ME2 Productions, Inc., the owner of the rights to the film "Mechanic: Resurrection," files copyright infringement lawsuits against hundreds of people nationwide. No area of the country is harder hit than Chicago. In the past week, defendants in ME2 cases received settlement demand letters from ME2's attorney, Michael Hierl. These letters are the first step taken by ME2 after a defendant's name has been disclosed to the attorney by Comcast. 

If you received a settlement demand letter from Mr. Hierl, we can help. Call 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week, for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has helped thousands of defendants settle their copyright infringement cases. She can advise you regarding your options for settlement or litigation, and help you determine which is right for you. You can also read Erin's FAQ article on torrent copyright infringement lawsuits if you want additional information on what these lawsuits are about and how they work. 

Brooklyn Getting ISP Subpoena Notices In Venice PI Copyright Troll Litigation

I represent defendants in lawsuits brought by Venice PI and other copyright trolls in New York and across the country. Over the past five years, I've represented more than 3,500 people targeted by copyright trolls. Many of those people wanted to settle. Some wanted to litigate. If you received a subpoena notification letter from your ISP regarding Venice PI, or a settlement demand letter from the attorney who represents them, I can help. You can call me at 312-994-2424 any time from 9am to 10pm central time, seven days per week, for a free consultation. I am one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. You can check out my bio on my website here

If you want to settle your case, I can help you reach a fair settlement in a timely and cost-effective manner. If you recently received the ISP subpoena notification from your cable company, it is still possible for you to settle your case anonymously, without the attorney for the film learning your identity. If your name has already been disclosed, and you got a letter from the attorney, it is not too late to resolve your case before your name actually becomes public. If you have been served a copy of the complaint and a summons, then your name is likely already public, but you should certainly act quickly to avoid having the court enter a default judgment against you. In any of these instances, I can provide you with an assessment of your case that is based on your individual circumstances and my 13 years of litigation experience. You can resolve your case in a manner you can afford if you take action and take control of your case. 

You have choices about how to proceed and it is important for you to consult with an experienced attorney like me so you fully understand the potential risks and advantages to each of your options. I wrote a general explainer about BItTorrent copyright lawsuits on my website here. Feel free to check it out before you call, or simply call me at 312-994-2424 right away. Either way, I will be happy to answer all of your questions and provide you with all the information and legal advice you need to decide how to proceed. 

Venice PI has filed the following cases in the Eastern District of New York:

Venice PI, LLC v. Doe -- 1:2017-cv-04249

Venice PI, LLC v. Doe -- 1:2017-cv-04076

We Negotiate Venice PI Torrent Settlements in Chicago

Venice PI, LLC, the owner of the rights to the film "Once Upon a Time in Venice", filed four copyright infringement cases against Chicago residents in September of 2017. The Court gave them permission to subpoena the names and addresses of the defendants, and the Internet Service Providers are sending notification letters to subscribers warning them that their identities are being sought by the plaintiff. If you receive a notification from your internet provider, you can call any time and have a free telephone consultation with Attorney Erin Russell at 312-994-2424. Erin handles BitTorrent and copyright infringement cases nationwide and charges the same reasonable flat rate in every state. 

People tend to get really worried and afraid when they receive one of these letters. Some of them make the mistake of ignoring it. Don't ignore the letter. Getting sued for copyright infringement is to be taken seriously, but it is rarely cause for great alarm. There are a few things you should know before you read any further: 

1. This is a manageable problem. You can handle this! The only mistake you could make would be to ignore the letter you received from your Internet Service Provider. If you want to settle, Erin can help you do that She can explain your exposure and your options, based on her years of experience representing thousands of people in this type of case. If you're sure you didn't do it, Erin can explain to you your options for proving it and litigating your case. Either way, you're in charge of your defense and you make all the decisions. You can make better decisions if you have the help of an experienced attorney like Erin. She wrote a general explanation about how these cases work here on the website for you to review if you wish before you call for your free consultation. 

2. You have very good options either way, and you can choose what happens next in your case.

3. Getting sued for copyright infringement of a single film by a copyright troll is not going to ruin you financially. It's just something you have to be diligent about taking care of so you can get the best possible result.

4. If you act sooner rather than later when you receive a letter from your internet provider, you can avoid having your name disclosed to the plaintiff and can avoid having your name made public on the court's docket in the case. Your case can be worked out without it affecting your credit or involving having your name appear in the court's public records. 

5. Attorney Erin Russell has handled more than two thousand BitTorrent defense cases involving a single film being downloaded. Some of those cases were settled, and some were dismissed outright when she successfully proved the subscriber's innocence. Erin has won these cases in court and has negotiated fair settlements for thousands of subscribers nationwide.

6. Everything will be ok! Tend to this problem promptly and it will be out of your way quickly and quietly.

Having said all of that, if you received a letter from your Internet Service Provider regarding one of the "Venice" lawsuits, Erin can help. Erin has 13 years of litigation experience, and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. A consultation with Erin is always free.

Erin charges a reasonable flat fee for all BitTorrent defense cases nationwide, and offers discounts to full-time students, senior citizens and members of the military. Call 312-994-2424 and get a free consultation right away if you received a Comcast subpoena letter. Erin will give you all of the information you need about the litigation and about your exposure so you can make a decision about whether to settle or to litigate, and how best to use your resources to take care of your case.

The following cases were filed in Chicago by Venice in September of 2017:

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06412

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06414

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-23 -- 1:17-cv-06418

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06420

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06422

Chicago Remains Top Copyright Troll Destination With ME2 Productions, UN4 Productions, and Venice PI ISP Notices and Settlement Demand Letters Flying

Chicago remains the national hotspot for the filing of copyright infringement lawsuits by copyright trolls such as ME2 Productions, Inc., UN4 Productions, Inc., and Venice PI, LLC. I represent defendants in lawsuits brought by these companies in Chicago and across the country. Over the past five years, I've represented more than 3,500 defendants targeted by copyright trolls, more than 1,600 of them in Illinois. Many of those individuals wanted to settle. Some wanted to litigate. If you received a subpoena notification letter from your ISP regarding one of these companies, or a settlement demand letter from the attorney who represents them, I can help. You can call me at 312-994-2424 any time from 9am to 10pm central time, seven days per week, for a free consultation. I am one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. You can check out my bio on my website here

If you want to settle your case, I can help you reach a fair settlement in a timely manner. If you have just received the ISP subpoena notification from your cable company, it is still possible for you to settle your case anonymously, without the attorney for the film learning your identity. If your name has already been disclosed, and you got a letter from the attorney, it is not too late to resolve your case before your name actually becomes public. If you have been served a copy of the complaint and a summons, then your name is likely already public, but you should certainly act quickly to avoid having the court enter a judgment against you. In any of these instances, I can provide you with an assessment of your case that is based on your individual circumstances and my 13 years of litigation experience. You have choices about how to proceed and it is important for you to consult with an experienced attorney like me so you fully understand the potential risks and advantages to each of your options. I wrote a general explainer about BItTorrent copyright lawsuits on my website here. Feel free to check it out before you call, or simply call me at 312-994-2424 right away. Either way, I will be happy to answer all of your questions and provide you with all the information and legal advice you need to decide how to proceed. 

The following copyright infringement cases were filed in Chicago from June of this year through today's date:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-16 -- 1:17-cv-04834

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-16 -- 1:17-cv-04835

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-16 -- 1:17-cv-04836

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-17 -- 1:17-cv-04837

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-23 -- 1:17-cv-04861

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-18 -- 1:17-cv-04863

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-21 -- 1:17-cv-04866

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:17-cv-04868

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-19 -- 1:17-cv-05561

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-17 -- 1:17-cv-05563

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Doe No. 1 -- 1:17-cv-05565

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-31 -- 1:17-cv-05567

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-35 -- 1:17-cv-05569

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06412

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06414

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-23 -- 1:17-cv-06418

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06420

VENICE PI, LLC, v. Does 1-20 -- 1:17-cv-06422

ME2 Productions Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Against Hundreds of Defendants in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Virginia, Washington, and Texas Filed in First Three Months of 2017

ME2 Productions, Inc., the owner of the rights to the film "Mechanic: Resurrection", filed copyright infringement cases against hundreds of internet users in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Virginia, Washington, and Texas in the first three months of 2017. 

Erin wrote a piece explaining the "anatomy" of a BitTorrent infringement case here. If you received a notification from your internet provider, you can call any time and have a free telephone consultation with Attorney Erin Russell at 312-994-2424. Erin handles BitTorrent and copyright infringement cases nationwide and charges the same reasonable flat rate in every state. Erin has 13 years of litigation experience and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. Her consultations are always free.

Erin charges a reasonable flat fee to settle BitTorrent defense cases nationwide and offers discounts to students, senior citizens and members of the military. Call 312-994-2424 and get a free consultation right away. You will receive all of the information you need about your case and about your exposure so you can make a decision about whether to settle or to litigate and how best to use your financial resources to take care of your case. 

The new 2017 ME2 Productions cases are as follows:

Arizona

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00217

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00216

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00218

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00210

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00622

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00615

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00581

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00587

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00623

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00222

Colorado:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00033

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00607

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00301

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00170

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00508

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00387

Illinois

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-28 -- 1:2017-cv-01541

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:2017-cv-01476

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-28 -- 1:2017-cv-01535

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-34 -- 1:2017-cv-01539

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-31 -- 1:2017-cv-01536

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-33 -- 1:2017-cv-01473

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-24 -- 1:2017-cv-01478

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-42 -- 1:2017-cv-00714

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:2017-cv-00708

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe 1 -- 1:2017-cv-00706

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-34 -- 1:2017-cv-01471

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-32 -- 1:2017-cv-01469

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-23 -- 1:2017-cv-01532

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:2017-cv-00712

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-26 -- 1:2017-cv-00710

Indiana:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00096

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00099

New York:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01196

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00929

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01049

Texas:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-00695

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-00501

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-00404

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-00143

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-00275

Virginia:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00057

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00058

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does  1-11 -- 3:2017-cv-00002

Washington:

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Roberts, et al. -- 2:2017-cv-00248

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00181

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00100

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00250

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00246

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00099

ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-000182

 

 

UN4 Productions Fighting Chicago-Area Comcast Customers With ISP Subpoena Notification Letters

UN4 Productions has filed 5 lawsuits in Chicago alleging copyright infringement by BitTorrent movie app and website users. They are alleging that people illegally accessed the movie "Boyka: Undisputed 4". The filing of these lawsuits is known as copyright trolling and though some courts have frowned on the filing of such lawsuits, many across the country allow them to proceed. If you received an ISP subpoena notice from your internet service provider about one of these lawsuits, you can call me any time, 7 days per week at 312-994-2424 for a free legal consultation. It can be very reassuring and empowering to know your rights, your options and the potential outcomes as soon as you are notified of a lawsuit. It allows you to proceed on your own terms being fully informed of the process and the potential implications, legally and financially. Your consultation with an attorney about the BitTorrent settlement should leave you feeling stronger about your options and more optimistic, not less. If you get a consultation that leaves you feeling worried or threatened, I would urge you to call me for a free consultation at 312-994-2424 right away. These cases are to be taken seriously, but they should not leave you feeling threatened or afraid. Quite the contrary, you have very good options and the sooner you act to protect yourself the better. 

Every year, I represent hundreds of people who are sued in BitTorrent copyright infringement trolling lawsuits. The law requires that the subscriber be given 30 days' notice to object to the subpoena if they think they have legal grounds to do so. In many jurisdictions what that means in practice is that you have 30 days to settle your case, if that is what you want to do, without the plaintiff learning your name. You can settle anonymously. Many of my clients want to settle without their information being released, and I am able to make that happen.  

Once your name is released, you will receive a demand letter from the attorney for the movie. It will have a bunch of legal threats and ask for a large sum of money. That number can be negotiated to something that is reasonable and that you are able to pay. That's what I do. I negotiate settlements for people who wish to settle, but cannot afford to settle for the number demanded by the plaintiff. 

If you choose to litigate your case, I can help you do that as well. I have 13 years of litigation experience and have successfully litigated BitTorrent cases. Whether you settle or litigate is entirely up to you. But I always strongly advise that people contact an actual litigator of these claims, not a settlement mill, to discuss their options. 

Call me, Erin Russell, at 312-994-2424 for a free consultation. I would be happy to talk with you about your legal options and to help you settle your case if you so desire, or to litigate if you prefer. 

UN4 filed the following cases in Chicago in 2017:

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-23 -- 1:17-cv-04861

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-18 -- 1:17-cv-04863

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Doe 1 -- 1:17-cv-04865

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-21 -- 1:17-cv-04866

UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 -- 1:17-cv-04868

UN4 Productions Strikes Colorado, Indiana, Hawaii, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania And Texas With BitTorrent Copyright Trolling Lawsuits

UN4 Productions has filed 35 lawsuits in 9 states across the country alleging copyright infringement by BitTorrent movie app and website users. They are alleging that people illegally accessed the movie "Boyka: Undisputed 4". Boyka is a mixed martial arts movie that came out in April of 2017. The filing of these films is known as copyright trolling and though some courts have frowned on the filing of such lawsuits, many across the country allow them to proceed. If you received a notice from your internet service provider about one of these lawsuits, you can call me any time, 7 days per week at 312-994-2424 for a free legal consultation. It can be very soothing and empowering to know your rights, your options and the potential outcomes as soon as you are notified of a lawsuit. It allows you to proceed on your own terms being fully informed of the process and the potential implications, legally and financially. 

Copyright trolling lawsuits follow a predictable pattern. The lawsuit is filed along with a list of IP addresses the plaintiff claims were caught sending out pieces of the film. The attorneys then as the court for permission to send a subpoena to the internet service provider for each IP address to learn the name, address and contact information for the subscriber attached to each IP address. Cable providers are required by law to notify subscribers if they receive such a subpoena, so the next thing that occurs is the cable company sending a letter with a copy of the subpoena warning the subscriber that someone is seeking their information, and usually recommending that the subscriber contact a lawyer. That's where I come in. 

I represent people who are sued in BitTorrent copyright infringement trolling lawsuits. The law requires that the subscriber be given 30 days' notice to object to the subpoena if they think they have legal grounds to do so. In many jurisdictions what that means in practice is that you have 30 days to settle your case, if that is what you want to do, without the plaintiff learning your name. You can settle anonymously. Many of my clients want to settle without their information being released, and I am able to facilitate that. 

Once your name is released, you will receive a demand letter from the attorney for the movie. It will have a bunch of legal threats and ask for a large sum of money. That number can be negotiated to something that is reasonable and that you are able to pay. That's what I do. I negotiate settlements for people who wish to settle, but cannot afford to settle for the number demanded by the plaintiff. 

If you choose to litigate your case, I can help you do that as well. I have 13 years of litigation experience and have successfully litigated BitTorrent cases. Whether you settle or litigate is entirely up to you. But I always strongly advise that people contact an actual litigator of these claims, not a settlement mill, to discuss their options. 

Call me, Erin Russell, at 312-994-2424 for a free consultation. I would be happy to talk with you about your legal options and to help you settle your case if you so desire, or to litigate if you prefer. 

UN4 filed the following cases in 2017:

Colorado:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01253

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01299

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01419

Hawaii:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00282

Indiana:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00228

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-01710

North Carolina:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 5:2017-cv-00232

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 5:2017-cv-00238

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 7:2017-cv-00109

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 5:2017-cv-00278

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 5:2017-cv-00286

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00444

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00453

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00455

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00502

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00528

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00282

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00284

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00295

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00297

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00315

New York:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-03278

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-03698

Ohio:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 5:2017-cv-01185

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-01190

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 1:2017-cv-00388

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00492

Oregon:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00721

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 3:2017-cv-00722

Pennsylvania:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-02481

Texas:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-01685

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 4:2017-cv-01788

Washington:

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00785

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00786

UN4 Productions v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00892

ME2 Productions Lawsuit Notifications Are Arriving Again In Arizona

ME2 Productions has filed numerous copyright infringement lawsuits against Arizona residents regarding the film "Mechanic: Resurrection." Notices about the most recent lawsuits started arriving in the mailboxes of Cox Cable customers this week. If you got a letter from Cox Cable about a subpoena, you are the target of one of these lawsuits. 

Attorney Erin Russell represents many Arizonians in lawsuits filed by ME2 and other companies like it. She has a local network of experts and counsel to work with her on matters that require litigation. If you wish to settle your case, you can work directly with Erin, who will negotiate a fair settlement and resolve your case quickly. You can read a basic explanation of how these lawsuits work written by Erin here

The sooner you call the sooner you can get all the information you need on settling your case or making the decision to litigate. Erin can provide you with the best assessment of your exposure and help you decide the best use of your time and financial resources to handle your case. 

Malibu Media Lawsuit Settlements Nationwide

To Successfully Settle Your Malibu Media COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Lawsuit Hire An Attorney Who Has Successfully Litigated One.

Attorney Erin Russell Has Litigated Against Malibu Media And Won. Call Erin At 312-994-2424 For A Free Consultation About Malibu Media Litigation, MALIBU MEDIA SUBPOENAS, AND Malibu Media Settlements.

Experience matters. Just settling cases without having ever done any real litigation does not put an attorney in the best position to help you get the best results in settlement. 

In 2016, Attorney Erin Russell, along with her co-counsel Jonathan Phillips, won a Malibu Media case in the Northern District of Illinois. You can read the opinion here. In short, Malibu Media was unable to prove that the defendant downloaded or distributed any of its works, and the judge granted the defendant's motion for summary judgment. By winning at summary judgment, the defendant was able to maintain his anonymity and was able to avoid the costs of a trial. 

The procedural pattern of Malibu Media cases in federal court is very consistent. A complaint is filed against a John Doe defendant. Malibu must then ask the court for permission to send a subpoena to the defendant's Internet Service Provider asking for that person's name and contact information so the case can proceed against that person. After the court gives Malibu permission to send the subpoena, the subpoena is sent. The Internet Service Provider is legally required to notify the defendant that they received a subpoena seeking their information. If you recently got a letter from your Internet Service Provider about a Malibu Media case, this is where you are in the case. This is the best time to get a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell so you can figure out the best way to handle your case.

Erin is an experienced litigator and can explain the litigation process in a Malibu Media case, how much it will cost, and can talk with you about your individual circumstances and how they affect the likely outcome for you. Your individual circumstances are important. They affect your likelihood of success in litigating a Malibu Media case or getting the best possible settlement. 

If you are a defendant in a Malibu Media copyright infringement case you can call Erin Russell at 312-994-2424 anytime, seven days per week for a free consultation. You owe it to yourself to get a professional opinion from an experienced litigator who has settled cases with Malibu and has litigated them. It will help you greatly to conserve your emotional and financial resources. 

 

 

Cook Productions Files Ten New Lawsuits In Six States For Alleged Download of Movie "Mr. Church"

Cook Productions, LLC, the owner of the rights to the Eddie Murphy film "Mr. Church", filed nine copyright infringement lawsuits against hundreds of residents in the District Courts of Washington State, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Nevada, Illinois and Hawaii to start off 2017. Erin wrote a basic explanation of the anatomy of a BitTorrent copyright infringement lawsuit here, and you can read it if you want to get a basic procedural understanding of how the case works and why you received a letter.

If you receive a notification from your internet provider about a Cook Productions lawsuit, you can call any time and have a free telephone consultation with Attorney Erin Russell at 312-994-2424. Erin charges a reasonable flat fee for all BitTorrent defense cases nationwide, and offers discounts to students, senior citizens and members of the military. She is one of the most experienced BitTorrent subpoena defense attorneys in the country and handles all of her cases personally. Erin can help you to decide whether settlement or litigation is in your best interest.

If you received a letter from your Internet Service Provider regarding one of the Cook Productions lawsuits, Erin can help. Erin has 13 years of litigation experience, and is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. A consultation with Erin is always free.

Call 312-994-2424 and get a free consultation right away. Erin will give you all of the information you need about the litigation and about your exposure so you can make a decision about whether to settle or to litigate, and how best to use your resources to take care of your case.

The new Cook Productions, LLC cases filed in 2017 are as follows:

Washington
01/24/2017
Cook Productions LLC v. Doe 1 et al -- 2:2017-cv-00101                                                                                                                        

02/17/2017
Cook Productions, LLC v. Doe 1 et al -- 2017-cv-00252      
                                                                                                                      
Pennsylvania
2/15/2017
COOK PRODUCTIONS, LLC. v. JOHN DOES 1-13 -- 2017-cv-00705                            

Oregon
01/29/2017
Cook Productions v. Doe-73.37.111.126 -- 3:2017-cv-00162                                                                                                                            

Nevada
01/06/2016
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does -- 2:2017-cv-00069                                                                                                          

Illinois
01/24/2017
Cook Productions,  LLC v. DOES 1-15 --  1:2017-cv-00522                                                                                                                      
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does 1-12 -- 1:2017-cv-00526                                                                                                                             
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does 1-12 -- 1:2017-cv-00535                                                                                                                              
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does 1-12 -- 1:2017-cv-00536                                                                                                                         
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does 1-13 -- 1:2017-cv-00523                                                                                  

Hawaii
01/25/2017
Cook Productions, LLC v. Does 1 through 15 -- 1:2017-cv-00034                                                                             

Criminal Productions Files Six New Lawsuits in Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Oregon To Start Off 2017

Criminal Productions, Inc. filed six new BitTorrent copyright infringement cases in the District of Courts of Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Oregon in January and February 2017.  Internet subscribers are now receiving notices that the attorneys for Criminal are seeking their personal information to advance their case against them. If you receive a notice from your internet service provider, call 312-994-2424 for a free consultation with Attorney Erin Russell. Erin has more than a decade of litigation experience and is one of the most experienced attorneys in the country when it comes to BitTorrent subpoenas.

Criminal Productions is suing for BitTorrent downloads and distribution of the movie "Criminal", starring Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds and Gary Oldman. If you received a letter from your cable company about a subpoena for your information in this lawsuit, the attorneys for the film are claiming that their experts caught you downloading and distributing the movie using a BitTorrent app or website. They are asking your internet provider to give them your name and address so they can contact you directly and ultimately, if you don't settle, name you publicly in the lawsuit.

Copyright infringement litigation can be expensive and risky, but if you are innocent it can be worthwhile. In some instances a settlement is a wiser use of a defendant's money. Erin is one of the most experienced BitTorrent defense attorneys in the country. She provides free phone consultations seven days per week at 312-994-2424. Erin can talk to you about your individual circumstances (whether you or someone you're responsible for did it) and help you to understand your potential exposure. She represents hundreds of accused downloaders every year and will apply her experience and knowledge to present you with your best options.

The new Criminal cases filed in 2017 are as follows:

Washington
01/24/2017
Criminal Productions Inc v. Doe 1 et al2:2017-cv-00102     
                                                                                                                        
Virginia
01/22/2017
Criminal Productions, Inc. v. Doe 1   1:2017-cv-00079                                                                                                                   

Pennsylvania
02/15/2017
CRIMINAL PRODUCTIONS, INC. v. JOHN DOES 1-52:2017-cv-00706    
                                      
Oregon
01/28/2017
Criminal Productions, Inc. v. Doe-71.237.177.903:2017-cv-00156                                                                                                                      
Criminal Productions, Inc. v. Doe-76-115.12.883:2017-cv-00157                                                                                     

02/11/2017
Criminal Productions, Inc. v. Doe-50.139.102.1353:2017-cv-00240