UN4 PRODUCTIONS , the movie company behind the Scott Adkins movie “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED” is suing CHICAGO area users for using computer file-sharing software to obtain its movie for free.
Today, Comcast is expected to turn over Defendant’s name and addresses to the lawyers for UN4 Productions, Inc. in Chicago for case number 1:17-cv-04868 UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does 1-25 before the Honorable Manish S. Shah. Defendants should expect to receive letters from the attorney representing the movie company, Michael Hierl, within several days. Contact Antonelli Law in Chicago for a free consultation before responding to the movie company lawyer’s letter asking to settle for thousands of dollars. Our telephone number is 312-201-8310.
Did you receive a copyright infringement notice from your internet service provider (ISP), and a subpoena from UN4 PRODUCTIONS for the illegal download of the movie, ‘BOYKA: UNDISPUTED’? Don’t panic, we’re here to help. For UN4 Productions Inc. cases in other states, click here.
Why Did I Receive a Subpoena from UN4 PRODUCTIONS?
The UN4 PRODUCTIONS subpoena probably relates to a federal copyright infringement lawsuit. Essentially, UN4 PRODUCTIONS is alleging that someone in the home or office illegally downloaded BOYKA: UNDISPUTED produced using file-sharing software such as BitTorrent without paying a license fee.
Set up a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case, or keep reading below for more information on what you can expect from your case with UN4 PRODUCTIONS.
What Do I Do?
Firstly and most importantly- don’t ignore it! You have a limited amount of time to decide what to do; the longer you leave it, the fewer choices you’ll have. Typically, you have anywhere from two weeks to one month after receiving the ISP letter and UN4 PRODUCTIONS subpoena to decide what to do.
Secondly, deleting anything could make the penalties worse, don’t try to hide anything.
Don’t Sign Anything Before Speaking with a Copyright Defense Attorney
If you receive a Waiver of Service of Summons form in the mail, don’t sign it before speaking with an experienced attorney. Signing the Waiver of Service of Summons form you received in the mail from the movie company’s lawyer will in some cases lead to an unfair default or consent judgments against you.
Speaking with an experienced attorney with a background in ISP subpoena defense can help you make informed decisions about how to process. Antonelli Law provides free copyright infringement consultations to those CHICAGO area users being sued by UN4 PRODUCTIONS.
If you want to read more about recent cases of ISP users in copyright infringement allegation lawsuits, consider this article by Jeffrey Antonelli about “copyright troll” litigation, published by the Illinois State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section. It speaks to our experience in this field of litigation.
Once you’ve spoken to an experienced ISP Subpoena Defense Attorney, you’ll understand your specific case better, but generally, you have three options:
CHICAGO Defendants’ Options for the UN4 PRODUCTIONS Copyright Infringement Claims:
• Resolve the case anonymously
• File a motion to quash before it gets to court
• Prepare to fight your case in court
Antonelli Law knows how to help you figure out the best action for your subpoena defense and the UN4 PRODUCTIONS Copyright Infringement Claims. We’re the nation’s most experienced BT copyright defense firm, with a record of having helped nearly 2,000 people across the country accused of downloading movies over the internet in the types of lawsuits such as the one brought by UN4 PRODUCTIONS against CHICAGO area users over the movie “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED”.
Contact us to see which option is best for your UN4 PRODUCTIONS case.
Resolving Your UN4 PRODUCTIONS Case Anonymously
The easiest and most common way to resolve your UN4 PRODUCTIONS case is out of court. Choosing this option allows you to settle anonymously. At Antonelli Law, we charge a flat legal fee of somewhere between $750 – $1,000 for anonymous settlements.
Filing a Motion to Quash the UN4 PRODUCTIONS Subpoena You Received
The motion to quash argues that the lawsuit’s complaints claiming copyright infringement only claim a few ‘bits’ of data were transmitted by the IP address and user in question, therefore they do not provide enough evidence to make a claim on copyright infringement, and the court should throw out the copyright infringement lawsuit brought by UN4 PRODUCTIONS due to deficiency, then the court should also quash the subpoena for the user in question. At Antonelli Law, we offer a flat rate for filing motions to quash a subpoena.
This option is not without risks. Besides losing your anonymity in court, this defense is not often accepted by the court. Contact Antonelli’s experienced ISP subpoena defense lawyers to discuss this option further.
Preparing to Fight Your UN4 PRODUCTIONS Case in Court
When choosing to fight a copyright infringement lawsuit brought against you by UN4 PRODUCTIONS, for the illegal downloading of the move “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED”, Antonelli Law should be your first choice for defense.
We have local counsel coast to coast, to help us efficiently settle or fight lawsuits brought against our clients. We offer free consultations where we explain what you can expect when fighting this copyright infringement lawsuit from UN4 PRODUCTIONS in court. After that, we charge an hourly fee.
There are many defense standpoints from which we can tenaciously work to fight the copyright infringement lawsuit brought against CHICAGO users by UN4 PRODUCTIONS over the Scott Adkins movie, “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED”. One of the most common forms of defense is claiming that the user who transmitted the data for the movie “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED” through a BitTorrent is not the user at this IP address.
This is a strong defense because the copyright infringement lawsuit brought against the defendant assumes that the defendant used their own IP address to transmit the data for the movie. However, hackers often disguise their IP addresses when illegally transmitting data online, so in many cases, the defendant is not at fault and did not commit copyright infringement by downloading “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED” over a bit torrent.
Why Choose Antonelli Law as Your Experienced ISP Subpoena Defense Law Firm in CHICAGO?
- We offer fair and competitive prices, which are no more expensive than hiring a local CHICAGO attorney, and we are able to represent you in your federal case
- This area of law is fast paced and changes happen rapidly, so we are continuously following the latest developments in cases nationwide
- We have years of experience representing ISP users accused of Bit Torrent copyright infringement and helping to resolve nearly 2000 cases
- We have strong credentials standing behind our arguments and the other side is well aware of this
- We understand the panic or anxiety you may feel at receiving a copyright infringement lawsuit from UN4 PRODUCTIONS over the movie “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED”, and we are experienced in helping CHICAGO area users make calm, informed decisions throughout this process
Ready to take the first step in resolving the UN4 PRODUCTIONS copyright infringement allegations brought against CHICAGO users over the movie, “BOYKA: UNDISPUTED”?
Contact us today.
The Case Numbers for the UN4 PRODUCTIONS Copyright Infringement Claims are:
Illinois – UN4 Productions, Inc. v. Does