LOS ANGELES – Composers and musical artists known professionally has Heavy Young Heathens are accusing Warner Bros. Entertainment and others of fraud.
Robert J. Marderosian, Aron M. Marderosian and Twelve Sixty LLC filed a complaint on Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., NS Pictures Inc., Marco E. Beltrami, Pianella Music Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement, breach of contract and fraud/deceit.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business from having their musical composition used for public performance without authority or license. The plaintiffs holds Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., NS Pictures Inc., Marco E. Beltrami, Pianella Music Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly used an excerpt of the composition for the theme of the television show "Lucifer" without providing the plaintiff the promised title card.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek general damages, punitive damages, all legal fees, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Brian G. Wolf and Henry L. Self III of Lavely & Singer Professional Corp. in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01062-CAS-GJS