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Photo Agency Seeks Katy Perry Damages

In this corner, we have Mavrix, a Los Angeles-Miami based seller of celebrity pics. In the other is Idontlikeyouinthatway.com, part of of the far-flung family of CraveOnline.com websites.

Mavrix, per a report this morning on Courthouse News, is alleging that the Crave destination illicitly grabbed some Katy Perry photos. It is seeking a whopping $3 million in damages:

“In the marketplace, celebrity photos carry tremendous value,” Mavrix says in its federal complaint. “Mavrix has licensed individual images of celebrities for over $100,000 to major publication outlets… Defendants herein have driven massive traffic to their website in part due to the presence of the sought after and searched-for celebrity images.

A look at archived Perry coverage on Idontlike is somewhat hilarious, current lawsuit notwithstanding. Among the many Perry posts are “Katy Perry is Shy,” “Katy Perry is Weird,” “Katy Perry is Wet” and “Katy Perry is Ironic.”

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