LOS ANGELES – A Big Bear Lake business is accused of performing musical compositions without a license.
Music Inc., Beechwood Music Corp., Tyler Joseph Music LLC et al. filed a
complaint on Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District
of California, Eastern Division against
Wrightwood Inn Inc., doing business as AV Nightclub, and Leo Van Kampen
alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiffs allege they suffered damages to their business from having
their musical compositions used without authority. The plaintiffs holds
Wrightwood Inn Inc. and Kampen responsible because the defendants
allegedly failed to respond to the plaintiffs correspondence for an offer to purchase a
license from them in order to be able to use their musical compositions
for public performances.
The plaintiffs seek enjoin the defendants
from further infringing plaintiffs' copyrights, pay statutory damages,
all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are
represented by Jeffrey W. Kramer and Annmarie Mori of Troygould PC in
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 5:17-cv-00242-RSWL-DTB