Court dismisses Tuzov’s lawsuit against “Express,” rules to issue him certificate
Penza, 13 April 2016. PenzaNews. The Arbitration Court of the Penza region has dismissed the copyright lawsuit by the individual businessman Alexander Tuzov against the advertising agency “Express” for a compensation of 1,023,000 rubles for illegal use of 31 photos of the Russian musical band DDT and its lead Yuri Schevchuk.
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“[The court rules] to return the individual businessman Alexander Tuzov the state duty of 23,346 rubles from the federal budget; to issue him a certificate,” says the resolution part of the court ruling.
However, the document does not clarify on what kind of certificate should be issued.
The ruling can be appealed in the Eleventh Arbitration Appeal Court Through the Penza region Arbitration Court within a month.
As PenzaNews reported earlier, Alexander Tuzov, who also poses himself as a local political analyst, initiated a lawsuit against the advertising agency “Express” on 17 February 2016 – about a month after the company “VolgaInterMedia” initiated similar proceedings against him on 74 acts of illegal use of copyrighted objects for a total sum of 3 million rubles.