Adobe Systems Accuses Competitor of Copyright Infringement

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Adobe Systems Inc. (the Plaintiff) is suing Florida-based competitors, NA Tech Direct Inc. for copyright infringement and unfair competition. Adobe Systems alleges that NA Tech is illegally selling unauthorized copies of Plaintiff’s software.

The Plaintiff filed the complaint on September 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California with case number 3:17-cv-05226-EDL .

According to the complaint, the Plaintiff suffered damages to its business due to the unauthorized copies of its software sold to the public by the Defendants. In addition, the Plaintiff alleges the Defendants illegally sell and distribute EDU copies of Adobe’s software outside the plaintiff’s licensing restrictions to end users.

Attorneys Christopher Q. Pham and Nicole Drey Huerter of Johnson & Pham LLP in Woodland Hills, California are representing Adobe Systems as they seek trial by jury. In addition to trial by jury, the Plaintiff is also seeking profits and damages, actual damages, statutory damages, consequential and compensatory damages, legal fees and all other relief the court deems just.

Case Date: Civil (Property Rights)
Case Title: Adobe Systems Incorporated v. NA Tech Direct Inc. et al
Case Number: 3:17-cv-05226
Filed: In San Francisco on 9/08/2017

The case is currently pending,

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