Photo App Maker Mobli Hit With IP Suit Over Celebrity Pics

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 4:12 PM EST) -- Mobli Media Inc., the developer of a photo-sharing website and mobile app, was hit last week with a suit in New York federal court brought by a company that recently launched a barrage of claims against alleged infringers of copyrights for celebrity photos it owns.

California-based BWP Media USA Inc. alleged the social media company was aware that its users had put up BWP’s proprietary photos of Hollywood stars on the site yet failed to remove them because they boosted Web traffic and advertising revenue....
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