JACKSONVILLE – A Finnish man claims his logo was used by a Florida website without his permission.
Antti Porkka filed a
complaint on March 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District
of Florida, Jacksonville Division against
University of South Florida board of trustees, Florida Community Health
Action Information Network Inc., and Enroll America Inc., doing business
as Covering Tampa Bay
alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that he sustained damages from having his "H" logo
copied without his consent. The plaintiff holds University of South
Florida board of trustees, Florida Community Health Action Information
Network Inc. and Enroll America Inc., doing business as Covering Tampa
Bay responsible because the defendants allegedly publicly displayed
plaintiff's "H" graphical logo on the CoveringTampaBay.org website.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks order to impound all
copies of the "H" logo, enjoin the defendants, all monetary remedies,
profits, treble, enhanced, punitive damages, court costs and any further
relief the court grants. He is represented by Charles M. Landrum of
Marks Gray P.A. in Jacksonville Beach.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Jacksonville Division Case number 3:17-cv-00245-HLA-JRK