Dunlap Grubb Faces IP Fraud Class Action

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 7:53 PM EST) -- A putative class of Internet users accused of infringing copyrights to the German film "Far Cry" has sued Dunlap Grubb & Weaver PLLC, counsel for the production company that made the movie, saying it lied about the film's release date to trick thousands of people into agreeing to fraudulent settlements.

The attorneys representing German filmmaker Achte/Neunte Boll Kino Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG concealed the movie's October 2008 release date to avoid laws that would have limited the damages it could recover from potential infringers, plaintiffs...
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Case Title

Shirokov v. Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver PLLC et al


Case Number

1:10-cv-12043

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

George A. OToole, Jr

Date Filed

November 23, 2010

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