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Case 2:17-cv-07773 Document 1 Filed 10/24/17 Page 1 of 19 Page ID #:1

1 MICHAEL R. BLAHA, ESQ., State Bar No. 89209


2 LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL R. BLAHA
2530 Wilshire Boulevard, Third Floor
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Santa Monica, California 90403
4 Telephone: (310) 828-4847
Fax: (310) 496-2662
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E-mail: mike@blahalaw.com
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7 Attorneys for Plaintiff BURT GOLDSTEIN

8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT


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FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
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11 WESTERN DIVISION
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BURT GOLDSTEIN, ) CASE NO.:
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14 Plaintiff, ) COMPLAINT AND DEMAND FOR
vs. ) JURY TRIAL
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16 IMMEDIATE MUSIC, LLC, a California )
limited liability company; YOAV GOREN, an )
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individual; UNIVERSAL MUSIC )
18 PUBLISHING GROUP, a Delaware )
corporation; UNIVERSAL PUBLISHING )
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PRODUCTION MUSIC, a business entity )
20 form unknown; KILLER TRACKS, a business )
21 entity form unknown; and DOES 1 through 20 )
inclusive )
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23 Defendants. )
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28 COMPLAINT FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT 1
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1 Plaintiff BURT GOLDSTEIN (“Plaintiff”) complains and alleges as follows:


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JURISDICTION AND VENUE
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4 1. This court has subject matter jurisdiction over this action pursuant to 28
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U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338(a) insofar as it as an action for copyright infringement arising
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7 under 17 U.S.C. §§ 101, et seq. This court also has supplemental jurisdiction under 28

8 U.S.C. § 1367(a), in that the district courts shall have supplemental jurisdiction over all
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other claims that are so related to claims in the action within such original jurisdiction
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11 that they form part of the same case or controversy under Article III of the United States
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Constitution.
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14 2. This court has personal jurisdiction over each of the Defendants because

15 each of them resides in this state and transacts substantial business in this state and this
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district, and each of them has intentionally infringed Plaintiff’s copyrights in the State of
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18 California, including this district, causing harm that they knew would likely be suffered
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therein.
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21 3. Venue is proper in this court under 28 U.S.C. §§ 1391(b)(1) and 1391(b)(2)

22 and 28 U.S.C. § 1400(a).


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THE PARTIES
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25 4. Plaintiff is an individual who resides in Los Angeles, California.
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1 5. Defendant IMMEDIATE MUSIC, LLC (“IMMEDIATE” or “IM”) is a


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California limited liability company with its principal place of business in Santa Monica,
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4 California.
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6. Defendant YOAV GOREN (“GOREN”) is an individual residing in Los
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7 Angeles County, California. GOREN is the President of IMMEDIATE.

8 7. UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP (“UMPG”) is a Delaware


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corporation with a principal place of business in Santa Monica, California.
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11 8. UNIVERSAL PUBLISHING PRODUCTION MUSIC (“UPPM”) is a
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business entity of an unknown form which Plaintiff is informed and believes, and on that
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14 basis alleges, is a subsidiary of UMPG. UPPM has a principal place of business in Santa

15 Monica, California.
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9. KILLER TRACKS (“KILLER”) is a business entity of an unknown form
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18 which Plaintiff is informed and believes, and on that basis alleges, is a subsidiary of
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UMPG. KILLER has a principal place of business in Santa Monica, California.
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21 10. The true names and capacities, whether corporate, associated, or otherwise,

22 of Defendant DOES 1 through 20, inclusive, are presently unknown to Plaintiff, who,
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therefore, sues these Defendants by these fictitious names. Plaintiff will amend this
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25 Complaint to show their true names and capacities when they are ascertained. Plaintiff is
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1 informed and believes, and on that basis alleges, that at all times mentioned herein, each
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Defendant, including each fictitiously-named Defendant, was responsible for Plaintiff’s
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4 damages as alleged hereinafter.
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FACTS COMMON TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION
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7 11. Plaintiff is an award-winning composer and orchestrator with a Ph.D. in

8 Music from the Department of Music at UCLA. He composes music in a wide variety
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of styles, and many of his compositions have been used in television commercials,
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11 television programs, and motion picture trailers.
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12. Plaintiff composed and owns the copyright in twenty-two (22) compositions
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14 which are at issue in this case (“Compositions”). Since 1998, Plaintiff entered into a

15 series of written agreements with Defendant IMMEDIATE (“Agreements”) whereby


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Plaintiff granted IMMEDIATE the right to enter into synchronization licenses with third
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18 parties who themselves were going to use the Compositions by “synching” them to
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various video productions, and to “negotiate and set” the license fees to be paid to
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21 IMMEDIATE by said third parties (“Licensing Right”). In return, IMMEDIATE agreed

22 to pay to Plaintiff a percentage share of the license fees (“License Fee Share”) which
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IMMEDIATE collected from said third parties.
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1 13. The Agreements for most of the Compositions are on identical forms
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entitled “Agreement” and granted IMMEDIATE the Licensing Right non-exclusively,
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4 but for some of the Compositions (indicated with an asterisk in the Compositions Table
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in paragraph 16 below), the Licensing Right was granted exclusively using a slightly
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7 different template entitled “Music Publishing Administration Agreement.”

8 14. Plaintiff has obtained copyright registrations for all but one of the
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Compositions, and has applied for registration for that one (and once that registration is
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11 obtained, Plaintiff will seek leave of this Court to allege the registration number for that
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Composition.). The table in paragraph 16 below lists the Compositions by: (a) the title
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14 used by the parties in the corresponding Agreement; (b) the title under which the

15 Composition was registered (c) the corresponding copyright registration numbers for
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each Composition (other than the one Composition that is labeled “Application
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18 pending”); and (d) the date of the Agreement by which Plaintiff granted IMMEDIATE
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the Licensed Rights for the Composition(s) (“Compositions Table”).
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21 15. COMPOSITIONS TABLE:

22 Name on IM Contract Name on Copyright Copyright # IM Contract date


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8/1/03
24 A Boy and his Bike BIKE 120202 SRu551-790
10/1/09
25 Can't Say Goodbye Saying Goodbye PAu3-573-495
8/1/01
26 Cardinal Sin Body Shots SRu 431-898
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1 4/20/11
Coraline* Coraline PAu3-573-495
2 9/1/12
Glass's Ass* Glass's Ass SRu 1-098-867
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8/1/01
4 Golden Opportunity Illumination From Below SRu 488-872
4/20/11
5 Hotel for Dogs* Hotel for Dogs PAu3-573-495
9/1/12
6 Impish v7* Impish SRu 1-098-867
4/20/11
7 Inkheart* Inkheart PAu3-573-495
12/1/99
8 Mrs. Cavendish Mrs. Cavendish SRu 431-898
9 Adventures Through Time 4/20/11
Planet51* 2014 SRu 1-166-207
10 12/25/98
Point of No Return Dark Waters SRu 400-443
11 4/20/11
Riding Hood Fears* Riding Hood Fears Forest PAu3-573-495
12 8/1/01
Solitary Time Alone SRu 488-872
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8/1/01
14 Storming the Gates Storm the City SRu 488-872
12/1/99
15 Summer Dream Summer Dream SRu 431-898
12/1/99
16 Tea for Three Tea for Three SRu 400-443
4/7/05
17 The Rising Empire March to Battle SRu 575-455
4/7/05
18 Timburton Hollow Choral 1 SRu551-790
19 4/20/11
Walking in Circles* Walking in Circles PAu3-573-495
20 pending (filed 4/20/11
Waterhorse* Waterhorse 3/2017)
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22 You Can't Go Back Peace Prayer 1 SRu 660-318

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16. None of the Agreements granted IMMEDIATE the right to sub-license its
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25 Licensing Right for any Composition (“Sub-Licensing Right”) to some other third party
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1 music licensing company (“Sub-Licensee”) by which said Sub-Licensee might then


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license the Composition for end use by yet another entity.
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4 17. Notwithstanding the fact that none of the Agreements granted IMMEDIATE
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a Sub-Licensing Right in any of the Compositions, and Plaintiff never otherwise granted
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7 such a Sub-Licensing Right or authorization to IMMEDIATE, IMMEDIATE has

8 nevertheless purported to exercise Sub-Licensing Rights in each of the Compositions.


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18. Specifically, IMMEDIATE has entered into illegal and unauthorized
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11 agreements with one or more Sub-Licensees, including but not limited to, Defendants
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UMPG, UPPM, Killer and DOES 11 through 15 (“Sub-Licensee Defendants”),
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14 purporting to grant those Sub-Licensee Defendants Licensing Rights in the

15 Compositions that the Agreements expressly provided could only be exercised by


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IMMEDIATE. The Sub-Licensee Defendants have in turn granted synchronization
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18 licenses for Plaintiff’s Compositions to third parties without having any authority or
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right to do so.
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21 FIRST CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Direct Copyright Infringement Under 17 U.S.C. §501 Against Defendants
22 IMMEDIATE and DOES 1-10)
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19. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 18,
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25 inclusive, as though fully set forth herein.
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1 20. As owner of the copyrights in the Compositions, Plaintiff is the sole and
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exclusive owner, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §106, of the right to reproduce, prepare
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4 derivative works based upon, distribute copies of, and publicly perform or display the
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Compositions, and to authorize others to do so (“Exclusive Rights”).
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7 21. Defendants have intentionally, knowingly, and wrongfully violated

8 Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights in the Compositions by wrongfully entering into illegal


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agreements with Sub-Licensees, including but not limited to the Sub-Licensee
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11 Defendants, beyond the scope of the Licensing Right in the Compositions which Plaintiff
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granted IMMEDIATE in the Agreements.
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14 22. As a direct and proximate result of Defendants’ aforementioned wrongful

15 conduct and infringement of Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights under copyright in and to the
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Compositions, Plaintiff has sustained and will continue to sustain actual damages.
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18 Plaintiff is entitled to recover such actual damages from Defendants plus Defendants’
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actual profits from such infringement, as will be proven at trial. Alternatively, at
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21 Plaintiff’s election, Plaintiff is entitled to the maximum statutory damages for such

22 infringement as permitted by 17 U.S.C. § 504(c).


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23. Defendants’ acts have caused and will continue to cause substantial
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25 irreparable harm to Plaintiff. Unless Defendants are enjoined from engaging in their
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1 wrongful conduct, Plaintiff will suffer further irreparable harm, for which he has no
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adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, Plaintiff is entitled to an injunction against
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4 Defendants’ continuing to exercise any existing Sub-Licensing Rights and from entering
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into any agreements with new Sub-Licensees under 17 U.S.C. § 502.
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7 24. In addition, Plaintiff is entitled to his attorney’s fees and costs under 17

8 U.S.C. § 505.
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SECOND CLAIM FOR RELIEF
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(Direct Copyright Infringement Under 17 U.S.C. §501 Against Defendants UMPG,
11 UPPM, KILLER and DOES 11-15)
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13 25. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 18, and
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20 through 24, inclusive, as though fully set forth herein.
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16 26. Because IMMEDIATE had no right to grant any Licensing Rights in the
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Compositions to any Sub-Licensee, the Sub-Licensee Defendants had no right to license
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any rights in the Compositions to third parties. Therefore, the Sub-Licensee Defendants
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20 have intentionally, knowingly, and wrongfully violated Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights in
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the Compositions by wrongfully entering into illegal agreements with third parties for
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27. As a direct and proximate result of Sub-Licensee Defendants’
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aforementioned wrongful conduct and infringement of Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights in
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1 and to the Compositions, Plaintiff has sustained and will continue to sustain actual
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damages. Plaintiff is entitled to recover such actual damages from Defendants plus
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4 Defendants’ actual profits from such infringement, as will be proven at trial.
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Alternatively, at Plaintiff’s election, Plaintiff is entitled to the maximum statutory
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7 damages for such infringement as permitted by 17 U.S.C. § 504(c).

8 28. Sub-Licensee Defendants’ acts have caused and will continue to cause
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substantial irreparable harm to Plaintiff. Unless Sub-Licensee Defendants are enjoined
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11 from engaging in their wrongful conduct, Plaintiff will suffer further irreparable harm,
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for which he has no adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, Plaintiff is entitled to an
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14 injunction against Sub-Licensee Defendants’ continuing to license any rights in the

15 Compositions under 17 U.S.C. § 502.


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29. In addition, Plaintiff is entitled to his attorney’s fees and costs under 17
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18 U.S.C. § 505.
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THIRD CLAIM FOR RELIEF
20 (Contributory Copyright Infringement Under 17 U.S.C. §501 Against Defendant
21 GOREN and DOES 16-20)

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23 30. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 18, 20
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through 24, and 26 through 29, inclusive, as though fully set forth herein.
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31. Defendant GOREN was aware of Defendant IMMEDIATE’s infringement
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1 of Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights in the Compositions as hereinabove alleged. Moreover,


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by personally negotiating the infringing agreements with Sub-Licensees, GOREN
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4 induced, caused and materially contributed to said infringing activity.
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32. Defendant GOREN is therefore liable to Plaintiff for contributory copyright
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7 infringement of the Compositions. As a direct and proximate result of Defendant

8 GOREN’S contributory infringement of Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights in and to the


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Compositions, Plaintiff has sustained and will continue to sustain actual damages.
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11 Plaintiff is entitled to recover such actual damages from Defendant GOREN plus
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Defendant GOREN’S actual profits from such infringement, as will be proven at trial.
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14 Alternatively, at Plaintiff’s election, Plaintiff is entitled to the maximum statutory

15 damages for such infringement as permitted by 17 U.S.C. § 504(c).


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33. Defendant GOREN’s acts have caused and will continue to cause
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18 substantial irreparable harm to Plaintiff. Unless Defendant GOREN is enjoined from
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engaging in his wrongful conduct, Plaintiff will suffer further irreparable harm, for
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21 which he has no adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, Plaintiff is entitled to an

22 injunction against Defendant GOREN’S contributory infringement of the Compositions


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under 17 U.S.C. § 502.
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1 34. In addition, Plaintiff is entitled to ihis attorney’s fees and costs under 17
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U.S.C. § 505.
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4 FOURTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Breach of Contract Against Defendant IMMEDIATE and DOES 1-10)
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7 35. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 18, 20

8 through 24, 26 through 29, and 31 through 34, inclusive, as though fully set forth herein.
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36. The Agreements did not grant Defendant IMMEDIATE the right to convey
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11 the Licensing Rights to Sub-Licensees.
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37. Plaintiff has performed all of his obligations under the Agreements, except
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14 to the extent Defendant IMMEDIATE’s breaches thereof have excused said

15 performance.
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38. Defendant IMMEDIATE has committed numerous breaches of the
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18 Agreements, including but not limited to (a) conveying Licensing Rights in the
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Compositions to Sub-Licensees beyond the scope of the license which Plaintiff granted
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21 to Defendant pursuant to the Agreements;(b) paying Plaintiff his License Fee Shares

22 based on the net license fees IMMEDIATE received from Sub-Licensees rather than
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based on the gross license fees which said Sub-Licensees received from their
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1 unauthorized licensing of the Compositions; and (c) concealing such underpayments by


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failing to report or account for the reduced fees caused by the unauthorized sub-licenses.
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4 39. As a proximate result of Defendant IMMEDIATE’s aforesaid breaches of
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the Agreements, Plaintiff has been damaged in an amount to be proven at trial, plus
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7 interest at the maximum rate permissible by law.

8 40. Plaintiff is entitled to his attorneys’ fees and costs under the Agreements.
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FIFTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
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(Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Against
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13 41. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through18, 20
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through 24, 26 through 29, 31 through 34, and 36 through 40, inclusive, as though fully
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42. An implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing arose by operation of
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law in the Agreements which required Defendant IMMEDIATE to act with fairness and
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20 good faith toward Plaintiff, and required Defendant IMMEDIATE to not take any steps
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to prevent Plaintiff from reaping the benefits of the Agreements. The covenant further
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1 43. Defendant IMMEDIATE willfully breached the implied covenant of good


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faith and fair dealing which arose in the Agreements by concealing the fact that it had
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4 entered into agreements with Sub-Licensees when it rendered statements to Plaintiff and
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otherwise misrepresented the nature and calculation of Plaintiff’s License Fee Shares
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7 paid to Plaintiff on the Compositions pursuant to the Agreements.

8 44. As a proximate result of Defendant IMMEDIATE’s aforesaid breaches of


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the Agreements, Plaintiff has been damaged in an amount to be proven at trial, plus
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45. Plaintiff is entitled to his attorneys’ fees and costs under the Agreements.
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14 SIXTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF
(Fraudulent Inducement Against Defendants IMMEDIATE, GOREN and DOES 1-
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46. Plaintiff repeats and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 18, 20
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through 4, 26 through 29, 31 through 34, 36 through 40, and 42 through 45, inclusive, as
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47. In or around 2008 and continuing thereafter, Defendants falsely and
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date that Defendant IMMEDIATE would not exercise any non-existent Sub-Licensing
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Right by sub-licensing the Compositions to Sub-Licensees but, instead, would only enter
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1 into agreements granting synchronization licenses for the Compositions directly to third
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parties who would exploit the Compositions themselves by synching the Compositions
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4 with video productions, as authorized by said Agreements. Defendants further
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fraudulently misrepresented and concealed IMMEDIATE’s wrongful exercise of non-
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7 existent Sub-Licensing Rights and payment to Plaintiff of wrongfully reduced License

8 Fee Shares for such unauthorized sub-licenses by issuing Plaintiff accounting statements
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which misrepresented or purposefully obscured the source and nature of the license fees
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11 it was receiving from Sub-Licensees (collectively, “Material Misrepresentations and
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Concealments”).
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14 48. The Material Misrepresentations and Concealments were false. The true

15 facts were that Defendants always intended to sub-license Plaintiff’s Compositions and
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pay Plaintiff his License Fee Shares on the net license fees they received from
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18 unauthorized Sub-Licensees.
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49. When Defendants made the Material Misrepresentations and Concealments,
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21 they knew them to be false. Defendants made the Material Misrepresentations and

22 Concealments with the intent to defraud and deceive Plaintiff and induce him into
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entering into additional Agreements. At the time the Material Misrepresentations and
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1 Misrepresentations and Concealments were false and believed them to be true. In


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justifiable reliance on the Material Misrepresentations and Concealments, Plaintiff
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4 entered into the Agreements.
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50. Plaintiff did not learn of, and could not have through the exercise of
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7 reasonable diligence learned of, the factual basis for his fraudulent inducement claim

8 until less than three years before the filing of this Complaint.
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51. As a proximate result of Defendants' fraud and deceit and the facts herein
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11 alleged, Plaintiff has been damaged in a sum to be proven at trial, plus interest at the
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maximum rate permissible by law.
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14 52. The wrongful conduct of Defendants hereinabove alleged constituted

15 despicable conduct that subjected Plaintiff to cruel and unjust hardship insofar as
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Defendants defrauded Plaintiff with the intent of enriching themselves at his expense.
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18 Defendants’ Material Misrepresentations and Concealments to Plaintiff deprived him of
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License Fee Shares and control over his copyrights in the Compositions, and otherwise
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21 caused injury to Plaintiff and his property in conscious disregard of Plaintiff’s rights, so

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53. Plaintiff is entitled to his attorneys’ fees and costs under the Agreements.
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1 PRAYER FOR RELIEF


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Wherefore, Plaintiff prays that this court enter judgment against Defendants,
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On The First, Second, and Third Claims for Relief:
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7 1. Preliminarily and permanently enjoining Defendants from the wrongful

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2. For an award of damages which Plaintiff has sustained due to Defendants’
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11 acts of copyright infringement and to account and pay to Plaintiff all of Defendants’
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gains, direct and indirect profits, advantages and benefits derived by Defendants by
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14 reason of their acts of copyright infringement; or, at Plaintiff’s election, maximum

15 statutory damages as permitted by 17 U.S.C. § 504(c) for Defendants’ acts of copyright


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infringement; and
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18 3. Plaintiff’s reasonable attorney’s fees and costs.
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On The Fourth and Fifth Claims for Relief:
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21 4. Damages according to proof at trial;

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On the Sixth Claim for Relief:
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1 7. Plaintiff’s reasonable attorney’s fees and costs; and


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8. Punitive damages;
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4 On All Claims for Relief:
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9. Pre-judgment and post-judgment interest in the maximum amount
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7 permissible under the law; and

8 10. Such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper.
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DATED: October 24, 2017 LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL R. BLAHA
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By: /s/ Michael R. Blaha
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MICHAEL R. BLAHA
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1 DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL


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Plaintiff hereby demands a trial by jury.
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4 DATED: October 24, 2017 LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL R. BLAHA
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