In response to legal action brought by Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Brothers, and Lucasfilm, rapidly growing movie filtering service engages highly respected law firm Baker Marquart, known for winning a landmark copyright ruling
LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — VidAngel, the rapidly growing movie filtering service that empowers consumers by allowing them to filter certain content from movies or TV shows they own, has retained respected Los Angeles law firm Baker Marquart LLP to represent VidAngel in responding to the lawsuit recently brought against the Utah-based company by fourHollywood studios—Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Brothers, and Lucasfilm. VidAngel chose Baker Marquart based on the firm’s recent success, including the recent landmark ruling in the Central District that FilmOn could legally apply for the same compulsory license available to large cable companies that deal with TV networks.
Neal Harmon, CEO of VidAngel, has issued the following statement:
“Technological innovation has transformed the way we live, offering users customized solutions that empower them to consume in a way that meets individual needs and desires. Just as iTunes transformed the way people listen to their music, VidAngel is transforming the way people view their content, in the way that works best for them.
“We created this company because—as parents and consumers—we understand deeply the surging demand for filtering content to suit the needs of families.
“We are confident in our case, and equally confident that the interests of consumers will prevail. It is for this reason we have retained Baker Marquart, a highly respected Los Angeles firm that has represented innovators and prevailed in similar landmark legal disputes.”
VidAngel is an innovative, consumer-driven service that empowers consumers to filter movies and TV shows they own, viewing content via a customized experience that offers the highest degree of personal choice in the entertainment marketplace.