R&D Film 1, LLC has filed a number of BitTorrent copyright infringement lawsuits including the Northern District of Illinois and Wisconsin federal courts, involving the film "The Divide" (IMDB-Link) directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Lauren German and Michael Biehn.
Plaintiff R&D Film 1, LLC's lawsuit accuses defendants of using BitTorrent or similar peer-to-peer file-sharing software to commit copyright infringement through the internet to obtain the film without paying the appropriate license fee. R&D Film 1, LLC is represented in Illinois by Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. attorneys Michael Hierl and Todd Parkhurst; and in Wisconsin by attorney Keith A. Vogt.
A representative copy of the Complaint can be found here and is duplicated in the following cases:
Illinois Federal Court
Wisconsin Federal Court
Call attorney Jeffrey Antonelli for a free initial consultation at 312-201-8310 or email him at Jeffrey@Antonelli-Law.com. This is a swiftly changing area of law and we continually follow the latest developments. Comparing lawyers? We're no johnny-come-lately to tech law. Our last complex trial involved computer firewalls, sophisticated commercial networks, and a Microsoft certified expert.
Many people are receiving notices from their ISP (Internet Service Provider) informing them a subpoena was received demanding their name and address. If you do nothing, the ISP will release your name and address to the plaintiff's attorneys on the date indicated in the notice. People are also receiving Summons in the mail requesting waiver of service of process. Call us for a free initial consultation if you receive either of these.
offer a reasonable Flat Fee for helping you settle and remain anonymous
in many cases; and reasonable fees for motions to quash and for
defending you if you are named as a defendant in a copyright
infringement lawsuit. We gladly accept referrals from other
attorneys and accept clients for Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, New Jersey, Florida, and other states' federal courts on
pro hac vice application around the country.
Return to the main Subpoena Defense-BT Defense page
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1875
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel (312) 201-8310