Jerry Media Stole Meme To Make Ad, Suit Says

By Bill Donahue (March 20, 2019, 5:46 PM EDT) -- Jerry Media, the ad agency behind the popular Fuckjerry Instagram account, is being sued for copyright infringement for allegedly stealing a social media meme and reposting it as an advertisement, echoing recent criticism of the company made famous by its involvement in the disastrous Fyre Festival.

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, a "content creator" named Olorunfemi Coker accuses Jerry Media of screenshotting a joke he told on Twitter and reposting it to Instagram in January as an ad for the agency's own JAJA tequila brand.

The wording of the complaint echoes recent sharp criticism of Jerry Media...

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