Pot Co. Prez Wants Out Of 'Borat' Actor's Copyright Suit
By Katryna Perera (September 14, 2021, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The president of cannabis company Solar Therapuetics Inc. has asked to be dismissed from a copyright infringement suit brought against him and the company by "Borat" actor Sacha Baron Cohen for allegedly putting an image of the Borat character on a billboard without permission.
In a motion filed in Massachusetts federal court Monday, Edward Dow III argued that Baron Cohen has failed to show how Dow was directly involved in the alleged copyright infringement.
"Nowhere in the complaint do the plaintiffs allege how Mr. Dow 'personally participated in the tort,' nor do they provide a single factual allegation to support their...
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