Kittos v. Donald J. Trump For President, Inc. et al Featured Case

Plaintiff David Kittos alleged that Defendants Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., Donald Trump, Sr., Donald Trump, Jr. and Michael Pence used an authorized copy of his photograph in a campaign advertisement in violation of the Copyright Act. Specifically, Defendant Donald Trump, Jr. tweeted the plaintiff's photograph with this accompanying text: "[i]f I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you. Would you take a handful? That's our Syrian refugee problem."

Plaintiff: David Kittos
Defendant: Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., Michael Pence, Donald Trump, Jr., Donald Trump, Sr. and Does 1-10
Case Number: 1:2016cv09818
Filed: October 18, 2016
Court: Illinois Northern District Court
Office: Chicago Office
County: XX Outside US
Presiding Judge: Gary Feinerman
Nature of Suit: Copyrights
Cause of Action: 17:501
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

Docket Report

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Date Filed#Document Text
October 20, 2016 4 REQUEST for Clerk of Court to refund filing fee in the amount of 400.00, receipt no. 0752-12479461, (Blaise, Heather)
October 20, 2016 SUMMONS Issued as to Defendants Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., Michael Pence, Donald Trump, Jr., Donald Trump, Sr. (kms)
October 19, 2016 3 MAILED copyright report to Registrar, Washington DC. (sxn, )
October 19, 2016 CASE ASSIGNED to the Honorable Gary Feinerman. Designated as Magistrate Judge the Honorable Jeffrey T. Gilbert. (dc, )
October 18, 2016 2 ATTORNEY Appearance for Plaintiff David Kittos by Heather Lea Blaise (Blaise, Heather)
October 18, 2016 1 COMPLAINT filed by David Kittos; Jury Demand. Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0752-12479481. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Blaise, Heather)

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Plaintiff: David Kittos
Represented By: Heather Lea Blaise(Designation Retained)
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Defendant: Donald J. Trump For President, Inc.
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Defendant: Michael Pence
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Defendant: Donald Trump, Jr.
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Defendant: Donald Trump, Sr.
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