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Negron v Universal

Negron v Universal

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Copyright Infringement lawsuit
Copyright Infringement lawsuit

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICOEMILIO A. NEGRÓN BASMESON,
Plaintiff,vs.
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING MGB,S.A. DE C.V.; EMI MUSIC MEXICO, S.A.DE C.V.; EDITORIAL TELEVISA P.R./ MEXICO, A/K/A EDITORIAL TELEVISAPUERTO RICO, INC.; TELEVISAINTERNATIONAL; TELEVISA, S.A. DEC.V.; A,B,C, INSURANCE, AND JOHNDOE
Defendants
 ,
 CIVIL NO.:REQUEST FOR TRIAL BY JURYCOPYRIGHT ACTINFRINGEMENT, PERMANENTINJUNCTION, INTELLECTUALPROPERTY RIGHTS VIOLATION
COMPLAINT
COME NOW the Plaintiffs, Emilio A. Negrón Basmeson (hereinafter “Plaintiff”or “Mr. Negrón”), through the undersigned attorneys and respectfully state, and prayas follows:
I. Nature of the Action
1. This is an action for direct and contributory infringement under the Copyright Act of1976, 17 U.S.C §§ 101
et seq
. (the “Copyright Act”); for violation of the moral rightsunder Puerto Rico Intellectual Property Act of 1988, Act No. 55 of March 9,2012, (31LPRA § 1401) (the “The Moral Rights Act of Puerto Rico ”).
II. Jurisdiction and Venue
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This Honorable Court has original and exclusive jurisdiction over thisaction for copyright infringement pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§1331 and 1338(a).2.
 
This Court also has supplemental jurisdiction pursuant to 28 USC sec.1367(a) for state law claims of violation of the Moral Rights Act of Puerto Rico, Act No.55 of March 9, 2012.3.
 
Venue is proper in this court under 28 U.S.C. §§1391(b); 1391(c) and1400(a) because the Defendants are residents of this district and/or because asubstantial part of the events giving rise to the claims occurred in this district.4.
 
This Court has personal jurisdiction over the Defendants in this actionbecause they are each doing business in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and becauseeach defendant transacted business (directly or through agents) and committedwrongdoing in Puerto Rico, giving rise to the claims asserted in this complaint.Accordingly, Venue is also proper in this judicial district.
III. The Parties
1.
 
Plaintiff Emilio A. Negrón Basmeson is a composer, resident of PuertoRico.2.
 
Defendant Universal Music Publishing,
 
S.A. De C.V. is and/or UniversalMusic Publishing MGB, S.A. de C.V are the Mexican subsidiaries of Universal MusicPublishing Group, with their place of residence at Hegel 721, Bosque de Chapultec firstSection, C.P. 11580, Delegación Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico, Federal District. The addressof Universal Music Publishing,
 
S.A. De C.V. is
 
Yautepec No. 107, Colonia Condesa,Código Postal 06140, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México, Distrito Federal.
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Universal Music Publishing Group is the successor in interest to BMGMusic Publishing NA, Inc.4.
 
Defendant EMI MUSIC Mexico, S.A. de C.V. has place of residence atCalle de Río Tigris, No. 33, Colonia Cuauhtémoc, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México,D.F., C.P. 06500. Upon information and belief, at all relevant times, EMI MUSIC Mexicowas and continues to be engaged in the business of producing, distributing and sellingphonorecords and video recordings that benefit from the Work in controversy.5.
 
Defendant, Editorial Televisa Puerto Rico/ Mexico also know as EditorialTelevisa Puerto Rico, Inc. is a corporation duly authorized to do business in PuertoRico. Also included, as party defendants are Televisa International and Televisa S.A. deC.V. The aforementioned Defendants are subsidiaries of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B.(hereinafter “Televisa’), with their place of residence at AV. Vasco de Quiroga 2000.Edif. A, Piso 4. Delegación Álvaro Obregón Col. Santa Fe C.P. 01210 México, DistritoFederal and/or
Avenida Chapultepec No. 18, Colonia Doctores. DelegaciónCuauhtémoc. C.P. 06724, México, Distrito Federal. – México.
Upon informationand belief, at all relevant times, Televisa was and continues to be engaged in thebusiness of producing, distributing, transmitting and otherwise commerciallyexploiting television programming through the television airwaves, which utilizesrecorded versions of musical compositions and sound recordings.6.
 
Upon information and belief, Defendants A, B, C, D, E and F Insurance arecorporations organized and existing under the laws of the Commonwealth of PuertoRico with its principal place of business in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Upon information and
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