NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Satanic Temple sued Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) and Warner Bros Leisure on Thursday, in quest of greater than $50 million for his or her alleged unauthorized use of a statue of the goat-headed deity Baphomet within the sequence \u201cChilling Adventures of Sabrina.\u201d FILE PHOTO: A one-ton, 7-foot (2.13-m) bronze statue of Baphomet -- a goat-headed winged deity that has been related to satanism and the occult -- is displayed via the Satanic Temple right through its opening in Salem, Massachusetts, U.S. September 22, 2016. REUTERS\/Ted Siefer\/Report PictureIn a grievance filed with the U.S. District Courtroom, the plaintiff, whose said undertaking comprises encouraging benevolence and empathy amongst folks rejecting tyrannical authority, accused the defendants of copyright infringement, trademark violations and harm to its popularity. Netflix referred a request for remark to Warner Bros, a unit of AT&T Inc (T.N). Warner Bros spokesman Paul McGuire mentioned that corporate does now not speak about pending litigation. In line with the grievance, Netflix, which distributes \u201cSabrina,\u201d and Warner Bros, which produces it, misappropriated the Salem, Massachusetts-based plaintiff\u2019s \u201cBaphomet with Youngsters\u201d in techniques implying that it \u201cstands for evil.\u201d The Satanic Temple, whose formal title is United Federation of Church buildings LLC, mentioned the statue has seemed in no less than 4 of the primary 10 \u201cSabrina\u201d episodes, which have been launched on Oct. 26, and used to be a \u201ckey component\u201d of the season finale. \u201cThe original components of TST\u2019s expression of the theory of Baphomet, and specifically the usage of a male chest somewhat than voluptuous massive feminine breasts, and the configuration with a small boy and small woman taking a look on the Sabbatic Goat head of the statue, had been indisputably copied via defendants,\u201d the grievance mentioned. In its grievance, The Satanic Temple additionally objected that the evil antagonists in \u201cSabrina\u201d had been depicted in a way \u201cin stark distinction to TST\u2019s tenets and ideology.\u201d The lawsuit additionally seeks the exclusion or virtual elimination of the plaintiff\u2019s statue from \u201cSabrina\u201d episodes. \u201cChilling Adventures of Sabrina\u201d is according to the comedian guide sequence with the similar title from Archie Comics. Its major persona is a half-witch, half-human teen portrayed via Kiernan Shipka, who performed lead persona Don Draper\u2019s daughter Sally within the AMC sequence \u201cMad Males.\u201d The case is United Federation of Church buildings LLC v Netflix Inc et al, U.S. District Courtroom, Southern District of New York, No. 18-10372. (This tale has been refilled to proper the 4th paragraph, to mention plaintiff is founded in Salem, Massachusetts, now not in Boston) Reporting via Jonathan Stempel in New York; Modifying via Richard ChangOur Requirements:The Thomson Reuters Believe Ideas.