Motley Crue Ducks Copyright Suit Over Use Of Band Photos

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 3:39 PM EDT) -- An Illinois man on Tuesday failed to kick-start his copyright litigation against Motley Crue over the rockers' use of photos of themselves at live shows, with the judge saying he lacked jurisdiction to hear the case.

U.S. District Judge John F. Grady granted Motley Crue's motion to dismiss the lawsuit claiming the band improperly displayed copyrighted images of themselves as a backdrop during recent concerts, saying he didn't have jurisdiction to hear the case and that plaintiff Ron Toma failed to prove the band had sufficient...
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Case Information

Case Title

Toma v. Motley Crue, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit



Honorable John F. Grady

Date Filed

September 26, 2011

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