Masterfile Sues Stein d/b/a for Copyright Infringement


Indianapolis, Indiana – Copyright attorneys for Masterfile Corporation of Ontario, Canada, have filed a lawsuit alleging Mark Stein d/b/a of Milltown, IN, infringed copyrighted works which have been registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.

The plaintiff is a stock photography company offering images in exchange for a license fee, while the defendant provides services relating to the sale of property. After discovering certain of its copyrighted images on the defendant’s Web site, the plaintiff sued for an accounting of damages and an injunction, claiming a violation of its reproduction and public display rights under the Copyright Act.

Complaint – Master File v. Stein

Further information about the case is as follows:

Filed: July 29, 2010 as 1:2010cv00961 Updated: July 30, 2010 01:43:30


Defendant: MARK STEIN

Presiding Judge: Sarah Evans Barker

Referring Judge: Tim A. Baker

Cause Of Action: Copyright Infringement

Court: Seventh Circuit > Indiana > Southern District Court

Type: Intellectual Property > Copyright

Update: In November, 2010, this case was dismissed pursuant to a settlement Agreement.

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