FRESNO – A California corporation alleges its copyrighted music is unlawfully distributed online.
Hyphy Music Inc. filed a complaint on Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Fresno Division against Jose David Hernandez, doing business as Musica De Arranque; Kevin Berger; Javier Morales; Joel Medina; et al. alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it owns the copyrights of the El Halcon de La Sierra collection. The plaintiff holds Hernandez, doing business as Musica De Arranque; Berger; Morales; Medina; et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly uses online distribution system to download plaintiff's copyrighted recordings and distribute it to the public.
The plaintiff seeks enjoin the defendants, statutory damages in the amount of $1.8 million, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Douglas Tucker and Kristina D. Garabedian of Tucker Chiu Hebesha Seymour PC in Clovis.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 1:17-cv-00182-DAD-SKO