LOS ANGELES – An eBay
user under the ID of medi_madn is accused of unlawfully selling episodes of a television show without authorization.
Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment Inc. filed a complaint on Feb. 13 in the U.S. District
Court for the Central District of California against
Luis Alberto Ontanon, also known as Louis A. Ontanon and Luis A. Lopezontanon and Does 1-10
alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business from having
its works copied and reproduced without its consent. The plaintiff holds
Ontanon and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly made
copies of plaintiff's "Vampire Diaries" and sold them on eBay to consumers.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants from
further infringing plaintiff's works, seize all infringing materials,
pay actual damages and statutory damages to the plaintiff, profits, all
legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is
represented by J. Andrew Coombs and Annie S. Wang of J. Andrew Coombs, A
Prof. Corp. in Glendale.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01158-AB-KS