LOS ANGELES – The founder of a web-based media company alleges content was used without her permission and she was not compensated.
Jeanine Daniels filed a complaint on Dec. 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the Black & Sexy TV LLC; Tiffany Paul, professionally known as Numa Perrier; Dennis Dortch; Brian Ali Harding and Jerome Christopher Hamilton and Does 1-30 citing copyright and trademark infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she is the founder of web-based Black & Sexy TV and wrote and created content for it. From 2009 to 2015, the plaintiff alleges she and the defendants worked together and formed a contract. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because the defendants allegedly sold some of the plaintiff's content without her permission and did not compensate her.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendants, order the defendants to deliver up for destruction all infringing materials, order the defendant to transfer all domain names to the plaintiff, award all profits and damages to the plaintiff plus interest, all legal fees and any other relief the court deems just. She is represented by Rickey Ivie, Rodney S. Diggs and Antonio K. Kizzie of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-09050-CAS-FFM