LOS ANGELES – A New York man alleges a Woodland Hills company unlawfully used his photograph on its website.
Andrew Paul Leonard filed a complaint on May 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Princeton Nutrients LLC and Does 1 through 10 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff owns the image "Scanning Electron Microscopy of Human Bone Marrow Stem Cells 1." The plaintiff holds Princeton Nutrients LLC and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly publicly displayed plaintiff's copyrighted image on their website.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, profits, statutory damages, all legal fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Stephen M. Doniger, Scott A. Burroughs and Howard S. Han of Doniger/Burroughs in Venice.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-03963-JFW-JEM