ME2 Productions Inc. , the movie company holding the copyright to the movie “Mechanic: Resurrection” starring Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones has filed a number of federal lawsuits in New York alleges these internet users illegally downloaded the movie for free using file sharing software called BitTorrent. The lawsuits target Optimum, Verizon, and Time Warner internet subscribers.
What is Happening To New York 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?
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 is My First Notice If I Am Targeted In A Lawsuit?
If your internet address (“IP address”) is involved, your first notice of the lawsuit will probably be a letter or email from Optimum, Verizon, or Time Warner and a copy of a subpoena from ME2 Productions Inc. Scroll down for additional information about these lawsuits, including the lists of each “John Doe” IP address for each case filed in the Eastern District of New York. It is possible you might receive a letter from the movie company’s lawyer demanding money to settle the case.
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Antonelli Law is the most experienced BitTorrent Copyright Defense firm in the country. We can help you learn your legal options if you received an ISP letter informing you a subpoena for your identity was received, a settlement demand letter from the movie company’s attorneys, or if you are served with a summons or waiver of service of summons.
What Are The ME2 Productions Case Information in New York?
The cases with each “John Doe” IP address are as follows:
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-15 1:17-cv-02717-CBA-RER
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-14 1:17-cv-02645-DLC
ME2 Productions, Inc. and LHF Productions, Inc v Doe 188.8.131.52 1:2017-cv-02175
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-14 1:2017-cv-02284
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-14 1:2017-cv-01604
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-15 1:2017-cv-01456
Note: ME2 Productions, Inc. voluntarily dismissed 14 Doe Defendants after judge raised issue of improper joinder. Leave to refile against each Doe separately granted.
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-14 1:17-cv-00674
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-15 1:2017-cv-01196
ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-8 1:17-cv-01049
1:17-cv-00929 ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-8:
1:17-cv-02284 ME2 Productions, Inc. v Does 1-15
Antonelli Law’s Experienced BT Defense Group Will Help You in a Cost Effective Manner
We have defended nearly 2,000 clients nationwide who have been accused of BitTorrent copyright litigation since 2011. Call us and we will explain each of your legal options as well as the risks and benefits of each regarding the ME2 Productions New York Subpoenas.
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.
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:
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There are numerous ME2 Productions Inc. lawsuits. Antonelli Law is the most experienced BT copyright defense firm in the country and represents clients nationwide.
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 New York lawsuit by attorney Bryan N. DeMatteo of DeMatteo Law, PLLC New York, NY 10022
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