U.S. News | New York Resident Files Copyright Infringement Suit against Regenmed Systems Over Website Photo

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Earlier this month, a New York resident, Andrew Paul Leonard filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Regenmed Systems Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement.

The plaintiff accused the defendant of using an image on its website that is very similar to a copyrighted image owned by the plaintiff.

The plaintiff alleges its owns a two-dimensional image titled “Scanning Electron Microscopy of Human Bone Marrow Stem Cells Image 1” that has been registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.

The plaintiff states that the defendant used the image on its website without permission which has caused lots of damages to the plaintiff.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants, award profits, attorneys’ fees, interest, costs of action, and further legal and equitable relief as the court deems proper.


Andrew Paul Leonard Vs Regenmed Systems Inc et. al.

Court – U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

# Case –  2:18-cv-07686

Date of Filing – Sept 4th, 2018

Cause – Infringement

Case – Copyright Infringement

Plaintiff Representation – Stephen M. Doniger, Scott A. Burroughs and Frank Gregory Casella of Doniger / Burroughs in Venice.

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