Jonathan LA Phillips, Attorney at Law
Illinois IP Attorney

Strike 3 Holdings, LLC Defense

Have you been sued by Strike 3 Holdings?

Jonathan LA Phillips has been defending Strike 3 Holdings, LLC suits for years. He offers his services at flat-rates and on payment plans. Did you receive a notice from your internet service provider that Strike 3 Holdings is seeking your identity? Have you been served with a summons and complaint? Do not fear, you are not alone. And you have come to the right place. Jonathan offers flat rates and payment plans for his clients.

Expectations for your Strike 3 Holdings case

Jonathan LA Phillips offers a variety of services related to BitTorrent cases like those filed by Strike 3 Holdings. However, most cases involve three sets of services.

Case evaluation

My case evaluation consists of reviewing the information provided by you and other developments in BitTorrent litigation throughout the country. At the conclusion of your initial consultation, we can provide you with our impression of the case and options for moving forward. Free consultation and case evaluation.


Jonathan is one of the few attorneys who regularly litigates BitTorrent cases like those filed by Strike 3 Holdings. And, Jonathan regularly achieves positive results for his clients through the use of a tried-and-true process for advancing the cases through the Court. Litigation on a monthly payment plan.


Flat-rate, payment plan, settlement negotiations. Every factual situation is different and some of Jonathan’s clients simply want to settle the matter. Jonathan will help you obtain not only lowered settlement amount, but also will ensure that the terms of settlement are favorable and fair to you.

Jonathan Phillips is one of the most active defenders of BitTorrent suits in the country

Jonathan has defended BitTorrent suits since their inception under the infamous Prenda Law firm and its plaintiffs. Since then, he has handled well over one-hundred disputes with BitTorrent plaintiffs throughout the United States. In doing so, Jonathan has developed a network of local counsel that allows him to assist clients throughout the country. Jonathan is also a recognized attorney in this field. The Illinois State Bar Association has twice published Mr. Phillips' writings on BitTorrent cases. He has been named as an Emerging Lawyer in Intellectual Property twice and chairs the Illinois State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section Council. His experience and knowledge allows him to offer tailored and cost-effective litigation strategies aimed at getting you the results you need.

You have defenses and options


If you want to settle, he will provide you with a lower-flat rate than nearly any other attorney. And, unlike some attorneys whom never litigate these cases, Jonathan obtains lower settlement values. Jonathan conducts all settlement negotiations at a flat-rate payable over a several months. Jonathan secures superior results at lower costs than others. His client’s reviews speak for themselves.


If you want to defend your case, Jonathan is one of the most experienced Bittorrent defense litigators in the United States. He is one of the few attorneys take a BitTorrent case to its end, demonstrate the lack of evidence, and prevailing against them. He uses a tried-and-true methodology producing results for his clients. Importantly, he offers his clients flat monthly rate payment plans to help them afford the defense of their case.

Jonathan has a track record of success for his clients

Some of Jonathan’s BitTorrent successes follow. It is important to remember that past success does not guaranty future success.

  • In a recent Southern District of Texas case, Strike 3 Holdings publicly named Jonathan’s client in a case. Jonathan was able to “put the cat back in the bag,” and get the filings sealed while settling the matter on terms agreeable to his client.

  • In the Southern District of New York, Strike 3 Holdings, LLC sued Jonathan’s client. Before Strike 3 Holdings was able to obtain his client’s identity, the plaintiff settled the matter on terms agreeable to Jonathan’s client.

  • In the Southern District of Texas, Malibu Media sued Mr. Phillips’ client. Malibu Media, LLC v. John Doe, subscriber assigned IP address Using his tried and true method for defending these actions, Malibu Media sought to settle its case. The parties settled the matter to their mutual satisfaction.

  • In the Southern District of New York, Jonathan Phillips defended a Malibu Media case that Malibu refused to dismiss at the outset. In Malibu Media, LLC v. Levin, Jonathan served discovery aimed at demonstrating a hole at the core of Malibu’s case. Shortly afterwards, Malibu settled the matter on terms favorable to Jonathan’s client. The dismissal even stated that it was apparent Jonathan’s client was not the infringer.

  • In PTG Nevada, LLC v. Knott, Jonathan utilized his well honed method for defending a BitTorrent copyright case brought by PTG Nevada. In that Colorado case, our client answered the complaint, requiring the plaintiff to secure Jonathan’s client’s permission (or the permission of the Court) to dismiss the case. In the end, Jonathan’s client agreed to dismiss the case after settling on terms favorable for our client. 

  • In Malibu Media, LLC v. John Doe, Jonathan represented an individual accused of copyright infringement. Malibu Media accused the client, who was kept anonymous throughout the proceedings, of using BitTorrent to pirate its works. After discovery, all parties filed Motions for Summary Judgment. After thorough briefing, and our subsequent motions to strike portions of Malibu's motion and response, Northern District of Illinois Magistrate Judge Brown granted Jonathan’s client’s Motion for Summary Judgment on February 8th, 2016.  This was one of the first victories against one of the most prolific copyright plaintiffs in the United States.

  • Multitudes of settlements on terms agreeable terms for his clients.