Bonnie Schiffman is an internationally renowned photographer and the creator of “Rod’s Back” iconic image, licensed non-exclusively for a greatest hit album in 1989. The work is protected by a Certificate of Copyright Registration issued by the Register of Copyrights.
Bonnie Schiffman has instituted copyright infringement lawsuits against numerous John Doe Defendants mostly captioned as Bonnie Schiffman v. Does, at least initially.The lawsuits typically allege that defendants used the unmistakable replicate image of his work, not only on a billboard, but also as the centerpiece of a live show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, a world tour, and ancillary products.
Bonnie Schiffman has pursued her lawsuit(s) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The firm may have suits in other jurisdictions as well.
If you have received a letter from your internet service provider regarding a lawsuit by Bonnie Schiffman. or you have been named as a defendant, you should contact an independent copyright attorney who can assist you in the case.
Below is the case recently instituted by Bonnie Schiffman in California. Please be reminded that this is a representative list, and not all lawsuits are listed: