NEW ORLEANS – A pay-per-view events distributor alleges a Metairie business unlawfully intercepted its broadcast.
J&J Sports Productions Inc. filed a complaint on April 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Our Kingdom Inc., doing business as Camelot Lounge; Michael J. Beecher; and Jocelyn Beecher alleging that they violated the Communications Act.
According to the complaint, in May 3, 2014, plaintiff was the exclusive commercial domestic distributor of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. v. Marcos Rene Maidana WBC Welterweight Championship Fight Program.
The plaintiff holds Our Kingdom Inc., Michael J. Beecher and Jocelyn Beecher responsible because the defendants allegedly unlawfully intercepted and broadcasted plaintiff's program on their premises without plaintiff's permission and/or authorization.
The plaintiff seeks statutory damages in the sum amount of $170,000, attorney’s fees, costs of suit and all other relief as the court may deem just and proper. It is represented by Ronnie J. Berthelot of The Berthelot Law Firm LLC in Baton Rouge.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-04311