ME2 Productions Inc., the movie company holding the copyright to the movie “Mechanic: Resurrection” starring Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones has filed federal lawsuits in Pennsylvania against internet subscribers it alleges illegally downloaded the movie for free using file sharing software called BitTorrent. The movie’s plot includes rescuing Jessica Alba’s character who is kidnapped.
The cases are 17-cv-01352 and 17-cv-00572 both titled ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-13. A copy can be seen by clicking here.
What is Happening To Pennsylvania Internet Users by ME2 Productions?
Many people are being targeted in movie download copyright infringement lawsuits by ME2 Productions, Inc. It usually starts with a letter from your internet company and may be followed by another letter from the movie company’s lawyer. This all relates to allegations that someone used your internet account to illegally download the movie “Mechanic Resurrection”.
What Are These Lawsuits About?
ME2 Productions Inc. accuses defendants of copyright infringement by using software such as BitTorrent and the internet to obtain the film “Mechanic: Resurrection” without paying the appropriate license fee.
Critics of these lawsuits say its about the movie company generating more revenue. The movie company says it is filing these lawsuits to stop piracy of its intellectual property.
What Are Movie Downloading Cases in General About? What Are “Copyright Troll” Lawsuits?
If you want to read more, consider reading the article I wrote about “copyright troll” litigation which was published by the Illinois State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section:
We’re the nation’s most experienced BT copyright defense firm. Antonelli Law will help you decide what to do about ME2 Productions letters, subpoenas, and summons. We have helped many people across the country (nearly 2,000) accused of downloading movies over the internet in these type of lawsuits.
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We will explain what your ISP is talking about when it mentions a “motion to quash or vacate the subpoena” and more.
Like other BitTorrent peer-to-peer file-sharing cases,
ME2 Productions Inc. accuses defendants of copyright infringement by using software and the internet to obtain the film “Mechanic: Resurrection” without paying the appropriate license fee. There will likely be more lawsuits filed in New York by ME2 Productions Inc.
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Contact us and let our deep experience help you make the right legal decision for you. Call us at 312-201-8310 for a free lawyer consultation. We will help you decide what to do about the ME2 Productions Inc. subpoenas or summons.
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Each lawsuit is filed in federal court and requests permission to find out the real names of internet users associated with IP addresses suspected of being part of the movie downloading. This is done by sending a subpoena to the internet company (ISP). Most people find out they are involved in the lawsuit when they receive a letter from their internet company (ISP) such as Comcast, COX, Comcast, or Verizon informing them of the copyright infringement allegations. A copy of a ME2 Productions Inc. Subpoena will probably be enclosed.
If you are the account holder for an internet service provider (ISP), your name is linked to an IP address. If you receive a Comcast Cable or other ISP letter informing you a subpoena was received to reveal your identity for a copyright infringement lawsuit.
Call Antonelli Law nationwide about your options including a motion to quash the subpoena at312-201-8310.
ME2 Productions Inc. subpoenas and summons can be scary or inconvenient, but we can help you manage the risk and the hassle.
Please tell your friends NOT to download this movie or they may be sued. Their first notice will be receiving one of the several ME2 Productions Inc. subpoenas.
ME2 Productions Inc. is represented in the Pennsylvania lawsuit by attorneys Charles Thomas and Lee Hermann of Creative Rights Law Group PLLC of Media, PA.
More Information About Antonelli Law’s Nationwide Defense Practice
Antonelli Law defense attorneys and local counsel are admitted to the district courts wherever ME2 Productions Inc. lawsuits are filed from coast to coast. We are able to represent you in your federal case without being more expensive or more difficult to hire than hiring a local law firm in part because federal courts require attorneys to file their papers electronically, and often conduct hearings by telephone. This makes frequent trips to the courthouse unnecessary.
We can also defend you and help protect your anonymity in a ME2 Productions Inc. lawsuit if circumstances allow.
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