SAN JOSE — A photographer is suing Steven Tepper d/b/a Baseball Cards, Etc., and d/b/a Bullseye Collectibles, an individual, citing alleged copyright infringement.
Alex Evers filed a complaint on Oct. 17, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the defendants alleging that they used plaintiff's copyrighted works without permission.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damage from having his works reproduced and displayed publicly without his permission. The plaintiff holds Steven Tepper d/b/a Baseball Cards, Etc., and d/b/a Bullseye Collectibles responsible because the defendants allegedly continued to infringe plaintiff's works despite his attempts to contact the defendant to discuss about getting a license fee.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks awarding of actual damages and profits to the plaintiff, statutory damages, damages of $150,000 per infringed work, exemplary and punitive damages, interest. Plaintiff also enjoins the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's works, seeks all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. He is represented by Patrick S. Salceda of Duane Morris LLP in Palo Alto.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 5:16-cv-05994-NC