In 2015 alone over one thousand lawsuits alleging cable or television signal piracy (TV Signal Piracy) were filed against small businesses. Of those bringing TV Signal Piracy lawsuits, J&J Sports Productions Inc. (J&J Sports) was by far the most prolific, appearing as plaintiff in more than half of the suits filed. 
J&J Sports typically files suit in federal court claiming that it has the exclusive license to exhibit a particular sporting event and that its rights have been violated under federal  and state law. Defendants in TV Signal Piracy lawsuits are usually small businesses (bars, clubs, lounges, or restaurants etc.) and their respective owners and/or managers.
Among other things, J&J Sports usually alleges in its complaint that the defendants:Read More