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Indiana Copyright Litigation Update – Masterfile Corporation v. Kemp Title Agency

Masterfile strikes again.

Masterfile is a stock photography company which acquires and licenses images for commercial use. Defendant allegedly displayed Masterfile’s images on their website without compensating Masterfile. Defendant was given an opportunity to enter into a retroactive licensing agreement but refused.

Update 1/6/11 – The parties have reached a settlement and filed a Stipulation of Dismissal (see below). The terms of the settlement are not public but each side has paid its own legal fees.

Related Case: Masterfile Corporation v. Mark Stein

Court Case Number: 1:10-cv-00997-JMS-TAB
File Date: Monday, August 09, 2010
Plaintiff: Masterfile Corporation
Plaintiff Counsel: Aaron M. Staser of Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Defendant: Kemp Title Agency, LLC
: Copyright Infringement
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker


Stipulation of Dismissal: