BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge establishment is alleged to have unlawfully intercepted a sporting event.
J&J Sports Productions Inc. filed a complaint on April 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against The Boil & Roux Kitchen LLC, doing business as Boil & Roux, and Maurice Walker alleging that they violated the Communications Act and the Cable & Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act.
According to the complaint, on May 2, 2015, the plaintiff was the exclusive commercial domestic distributor of The Fight of the Century, Floyd Mayweather Jr. v. Manny Pacquiao Championship Fight Program. The plaintiff holds The Boil & Roux Kitchen LLC, doing business as Boil & Roux, and Walker 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 Middle District of Louisiana Case number 3:17-cv-00276