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Obenberger: 2257 Judge's Chess Game With the 3rd Circuit

Obenberger: 2257 Judge's Chess Game With the 3rd Circuit

Jul 20, 2013 1:00 PM PDT
Attorney J.D. Obenberger analyzes Thursday's rulings over 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257 and 2257A, the federal record-keeping statutes for adult entertainment producers.
Cal/OSHA Determines Bloodborne Pathogen Plan Timeline

Cal/OSHA Determines Bloodborne Pathogen Plan Timeline

Jul 19, 2013 5:00 PM PDT
A Cal/OSHA panel met yesterday to discuss new bloodborne-pathogen standards for the adult industry and determined that a plan would be announced around September.
Obscenity Charges Against Fla. Store Owner Dropped

Obscenity Charges Against Fla. Store Owner Dropped

Jul 19, 2013 9:30 AM PDT
Polk County prosecutors dropped all charges yesterday against a store owner who was charged with distribution and possession of obscenity with intent to sell after detectives purchased 10 adult movies at a Sunoco gas station and convenience store in Dundee, Fla.
Non-U.K. Hardcore Porn Websites on ATVOD's Radar

Non-U.K. Hardcore Porn Websites on ATVOD's Radar

Jul 18, 2013 5:30 PM PDT
In its annual report released today, ATVOD said that the U.K.'s Crown Prosecution Service has the authority to disrupt the business of non-U.K. hardcore porn websites by blocking payment to the sites.
Adult Industry Attorneys Weigh In on 2257 Ruling

Adult Industry Attorneys Weigh In on 2257 Ruling

Jul 18, 2013 12:30 PM PDT
Today's 2257 ruling is a disappointment for many and a stunner for some, but the case over the legality of federal-recordkeeping for adult producers may not yet be over. XBIZ queried a number of adult industry attorneys today to get their takes on today's landmark ruling.
FSC Issues Statement Over 2257 Ruling

FSC Issues Statement Over 2257 Ruling

Jul 18, 2013 11:45 AM PDT
Jeffrey Douglas, board chair of the Free Speech Coalition, said that the adult industry trade group is reviewing today's 74-page opinion over federal record-keeping statutes 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257 and 2257A.
Federal Judge Rules 2257 Constitutional

Federal Judge Rules 2257 Constitutional

Jul 18, 2013 9:45 AM PDT
The federal statutes that mandate performer record-keeping for adult entertainment producers are constitutional under the First Amendment, U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ruled Thursday.
Vivid Files Infringement Suit Over 'Vivid Cabaret Nightclub'

Vivid Files Infringement Suit Over 'Vivid Cabaret Nightclub'

Jul 17, 2013 11:45 AM PDT
Vivid Entertainment on Monday filed a trademark infringement and cybersquatting lawsuit against a Florida entrepreneur who allegedly markets the "Vivid Cabaret Nightclub" without permission from the adult entertainment brand.
U.K. Makes Call for Views on Copyright in Europe

U.K. Makes Call for Views on Copyright in Europe

Jul 16, 2013 3:00 PM PDT
The U.K.'s Intellectual Property Office yesterday called for views on the issue of copyright from creators and distributors of content.
Video: Porn Copyright Trolls Discussed on Bloomberg Law

Video: Porn Copyright Trolls Discussed on Bloomberg Law

Jul 16, 2013 12:00 PM PDT
Copyright attorney Morgan Pietz recently spoke with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about facing off against Chicago-based Prenda Law Inc. in federal court over abusive copyright infringement litigation tactics.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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