We fight the toughest cases of piracy, Copyright infringement
Piracy and copyright infringement cases are increasing. We see more and more individuals and businesses being accused of stealing intellectual property. Many had no idea of what it means.
Piracy refers to the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or use of copyrighted materials without the permission of the copyright owner. It includes activities such as illegally copying, sharing, downloading, or streaming copyrighted works, including movies, music, software, books, pay-per-view shows, and other creative works.
Copyright infringement is a legal term that refers to the violation of a copyright holder’s exclusive rights. It occurs when someone uses, reproduces, distributes, displays, or performs a copyrighted work without the authorization or proper license from the copyright owner. Copyright infringement can be intentional or unintentional and can take various forms, such as making unauthorized copies, adapting or modifying the work, or publicly displaying or performing the work without permission.
Both piracy and copyright infringement are illegal and can result in civil and criminal penalties, including fines, injunctions, and even imprisonment, depending on the jurisdiction and the extent of the infringement. The purpose of copyright law is to protect the rights of creators and encourage the creation and dissemination of original works.
Our firm has noticed a disturbing trend in copyright infringement and piracy cases. Some restaurant owners, mostly immigrant and minority, have been accused of infringement after showing pay-per-view events, tricked by persons posing as patrons. Please read our blog about this cases.
Or we find companies harassing former employees accusing them of stealing the intellectual property of their previous workplace.
Attorney Marcos E. Garciaacosta has experience fighting the toughest lawsuits. He pairs his law knowledge with a deep understanding of technology, cable, satellite, and the internet. Remember, he is a lawyer and engineer. He is a former corporate manager from the high-tech industry.
First, Attorney Marcos can map for you a course of action that makes the best business sense. He can deal with complex issues and details related to technology. Finally, he has all the knowledge to litigate in Federal Court. His business expertise makes him the right lawyer at negotiating settlements. He is all about making business sense.
Additionally, as part of our commitment, we educate the overall community on issues of piracy, intellectual property theft and/or copyright infringement.
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