These demands are serious matters that are dangerous to ignore. US Copyright Law provides big penalties, even when you did not profit from your use of the image or you thought it was free. According to government records, Higbee & Associates is quick to file law suits. That being said, there are often ways to fight back and challenge the demands. Fighting back can often result in you paying less than demanded or nothing at all if you have a license or valid defense.
However, you will need a competent lawyer who is skilled at challenging these tactics. Do not trust the outcome of a serious legal matter to advice from bloggers who are there to give you bad advice for free in hopes of you paying for more advice when you get in deep legal trouble.
Find an attorneys who understand how to handle their tactics and who knows the nuances of copyright law.
Get in contact with a trained an experienced attorney who can get you the best result possible. An attorney can possibly save you thousands of dollars and reduce the chances of legal nightmares. Prices vary by attorney and by case. Here are sample prices: Pre-litigation negotiation only packages start at $1,499. Full service legal representation (after law suit is filed) starts at $9,500. Most attorneys will provide a free consultation. If you cannot afford an attorney, contact the legal aid society or law library in your county.
Sanders Law PLLC has an office in New York. The lead attorney is Craig B. Sanders . According to state bar association records, Sanders Law PLLC has attorneys licensed in several states. Their typical demand in the negotiation stage seems to be between $2,500 to $10,000. Their typical demand in the litigation stage is $15,000 to $50,000, some are higher and lower. Sanders law frequently files lawsuits. Sanders Law and Higbee & Associates are the two of most frequent filers of copyright lawsuits in the United States.
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Chances of Lawsuit
|Case Name||Case Number||Court||Case Filing Date||Case Status||Case Settled/Resolved|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Sengstaken Enterprises, Inc.||2-17-cv-07103||CACD||September 26, 2017||Settled/Resolved||December 20, 2017|
|Saint v. Quadra Media LLC||1-17-cv-07200||NYSD||September 21, 2017||Active|
|FameFlynet, Inc. et al v. OxaMedia Corporation||9-17-cv-80879||FLSD||July 25, 2017||Settled/Resolved||May 29, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Cumulus Media Inc.||1-17-cv-05651||NYSD||July 25, 2017||Settled/Resolved||August 18, 2017|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Music Times LLC et al||1-17-cv-05653||NYSD||July 25, 2017||Settled/Resolved||February 8, 2018|
|BWP Media USA, Inc. v. Vensoft, Inc.||2-17-cv-05456||CACD||July 24, 2017||Settled/Resolved||October 26, 2017|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Knowles et al||1-17-cv-00699||TXWD||July 24, 2017||Settled/Resolved||May 22, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Feel The Piece, LLC||2-17-cv-05406||CACD||July 21, 2017||Settled/Resolved||February 21, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Breitbart News Network, LLC||2-17-cv-05416||CACD||July 21, 2017||Active|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. The Wrap News, Inc.||2-17-cv-05417||CACD||July 21, 2017||Settled/Resolved||March 14, 2018|
|Barcroft Media, Ltd. v. Social Trends Media, Inc. et al||2-17-cv-05277||CACD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||May 1, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Quintessential Tots, LLC||2-17-cv-05281||CACD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||July 6, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Marco Polo Publications, Inc.||2-17-cv-05282||CACD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||December 14, 2017|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Oceans Together Inc. et al||2-17-cv-05286||CACD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||July 6, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Blacksportsonline, LLC et al||2-17-cv-05292||CACD||July 18, 2017||Active|
|Barcroft Media, Ltd. v. Answers Corporation||1-17-cv-05449||NYSD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||October 20, 2017|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. XO Group Inc.||1-17-cv-05464||NYSD||July 18, 2017||Settled/Resolved||November 10, 2017|
|BWP Media USA Inc. v. Music Times LLC et al||1-17-cv-05074||NYSD||July 6, 2017||Settled/Resolved||January 26, 2018|
|BWP Media USA Inc. v. Cumulus Media Inc.||1-17-cv-05089||NYSD||July 6, 2017||Settled/Resolved||August 18, 2017|
|BWP Media USA Inc. et al v. Rant, Inc. et al||7-17-cv-05079||NYSD||July 6, 2017||Settled/Resolved||February 21, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Jasmine Enterprises Incorporated||1-17-cv-04749||ILND||June 26, 2017||Active|
|Jeffery R Werner v. Barcroft Media, Ltd. et al||2-17-cv-02644||CACD||April 6, 2017||Settled/Resolved||February 20, 2018|
|FameFlynet, Inc. v. Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC||1-17-cv-00156||NYSD||January 9, 2017||Settled/Resolved||April 26, 2017|