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Judge Dismisses Film Permit Citation Against Immoral Productions

Judge Dismisses Film Permit Citation Against Immoral Productions

Jun 7, 2012 9:45 AM PDT
Immoral Productions CEO and producer Dan Leal said Thursday that the citation against his company for filming without a permit has been dismissed.
Stiff Nights Distributor Close to Deal With U.S. Prosecutors

Stiff Nights Distributor Close to Deal With U.S. Prosecutors

Jun 6, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
Kelly Dean Harvey, the distributor of the Stiff Nights brand who was indicted on a slew of charges last year in connection with selling misbranded penis pills spiked with Viagra, is close to a settlement deal with federal prosecutors.
Louisiana Plans to Use 2257 to Block Film Tax Credits

Louisiana Plans to Use 2257 to Block Film Tax Credits

Jun 6, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
As more lawmakers become aware of 18 U.S.C. §2257, it is likely they'll use its strictures as a part of imposing other burdens that were never contemplated by Congress.
Pink Visual Launches Anti-Piracy Unit DMCAForce

Pink Visual Launches Anti-Piracy Unit DMCAForce

Jun 5, 2012 3:30 PM PDT
Pink Visual has announced the launch of a new intellectual property rights enforcement service, DMCA Force.
Oracle Sues Lodsys, Seeks to Invalidate Patents

Oracle Sues Lodsys, Seeks to Invalidate Patents

Jun 5, 2012 2:45 PM PDT
Patent troll Lodsys Group, which last month sued five adult entertainment companies alleging infringement, must respond to a declaratory complaint waged by software giant Oracle.
ICM Registry Hosting Intellectual Property Webinar on Tuesday

ICM Registry Hosting Intellectual Property Webinar on Tuesday

Jun 4, 2012 1:45 PM PDT
.XXX operator ICM Registry is hosting a webinar tomorrow to explain the impact new generic top-level domains will have on trademarks.
Ben Dover Starts Sending Out Porn Piracy Letters in U.K.

Ben Dover Starts Sending Out Porn Piracy Letters in U.K.

Jun 4, 2012 11:45 AM PDT
Ben Dover Productions this week plans on contacting thousands of alleged porn BitTorrent pirates in its quest to extract settlements from those who traded its content.
Gay Cannibal Murder Suspect Nabbed in Berlin

Gay Cannibal Murder Suspect Nabbed in Berlin

Jun 4, 2012 9:00 AM PDT
Gay performer and murder suspect Luka Rocco Magnotta has been arrested at a Berlin Internet cafe.
Anabolic Had Permit for L.A. Coliseum, Officials Deny Knowledge

Anabolic Had Permit for L.A. Coliseum, Officials Deny Knowledge

May 31, 2012 8:15 AM PDT
Although L.A. Coliseum officials deny that they approved Anabolic Video’s shooting of a porn film at the stadium, the studio did have a permit and assumed everything was legit.
Private to Shed GameLink Unit as Part of Settlement Deal

Private to Shed GameLink Unit as Part of Settlement Deal

May 30, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
Private Media Group has agreed to give up its GameLink division as part of a settlement deal with former Private CEO Ilan Bunimovitz and a number of investors.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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