SAN FRANCISCO – A
Taylorsville photographer alleges a hospitality company has unlawfully
used one of his photographs in a restaurant.
Carr Clifton filed a
complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of California against Delaware North Cos. Inc. alleging
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that he discovered the defendant used one of his photographs
will visiting the Twisted Root Burger Co. restaurant in the Dallas Fort
Worth airport. The plaintiff holds Delaware North Cos. Inc. responsible
because the defendant allegedly displayed plaintiff's photograph
publicly without permission.
The plaintiff requests a trial by
jury and seeks injunction against the defendant, impound all copies of
plaintiff's photographs, actual damages, all profits, statutory damages,
all legal fees, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just.
He is represented by Christopher Seidman of Harmon Seidman Bruss &
Kerr LLC in Grand Junction, Colorado; and by Alex Rice Kerr and Amanda
L. Bruss of the same firm in Jackson, Wyoming and Denver.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 5:17-cv-01281-HRL