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Photog Wants To Exterminate Use Of Ant, Roach Pics

Law360 (February 6, 2018, 4:11 PM EST) -- An insect photographer whose pictures have been used by National Geographic and the Smithsonian hit a pest control company with a $2.7 million suit in Texas federal court, alleging that it wrongly used his photos of ants and cockroaches on its website.

Innova Supply Inc., a pest control company that does business as Solutions Pest and Lawn, used 18 copyrighted images on its website without authorization, Alexander Wild said in his Feb. 2 complaint. The photographer asked for $150,000 for each alleged instance of infringement, which...
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Case Title

Wild v. Innova Supply Inc. et al


Case Number

4:18-cv-00320

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

820(Copyright)

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Judge Sim Lake

Date Filed

February 2, 2018

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