SAN FRANCISCO – A California photographer alleges a psychologist used one of her copyrighted photos without her permission.
Virginie Miramon filed a complaint on July 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against
Brooke Osborne and Does 1-5 citing copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered damages as the result of her copyrighted work being used without her permission by the defendants. The plaintiff holds Brooke Osborne and Does 1-5 responsible because the defendants allegedly used plaintiff's photograph of a girl on a beach on their website to promote their business.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction against the defendants, order the destruction of infringing copies of plaintiff's work, actual damages, statutory damages, increased statutory damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Derek A. Newman, Sophy Tabandeh, and Peri-Elle Cabagnot of Newman Du Wors LLP in Santa Monica.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-03917