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We-Vibe's Parent Company Initiates Patent Suit

We-Vibe's Parent Company Initiates Patent Suit

Dec 6, 2011 1:45 PM PST
The parent company of We-Vibe has filed a patent infringement suit against LELO for selling products too similar to its U-shaped designs.
Brittany Andrews Issues Impostor, Scam Warning

Brittany Andrews Issues Impostor, Scam Warning

Dec 6, 2011 1:00 PM PST
Adult star and producer Brittany Andrews is claiming an impostor is posing as her and scamming adult industry girls into giving up financial information in return for “private” webcam shows.
Judge Finds XonDemand Liable for Infringement

Judge Finds XonDemand Liable for Infringement

Dec 6, 2011 9:15 AM PST
A judge has ruled that the operators of XonDemand.com are liable for infringement in a suit waged by Private Media Group.
Senators Meet to Discuss ICANN’s TLD Plan

Senators Meet to Discuss ICANN’s TLD Plan

Dec 6, 2011 6:00 AM PST
A U.S. Senate committee will take a closer look at ICANN’s controversial top-level domain expansion plan during a hearing set for Dec. 8.
IFFOR Policy Council Meets for 1st Time

IFFOR Policy Council Meets for 1st Time

Dec 5, 2011 4:30 PM PST
IFFOR Policy Council's first meeting has resulted in a resolve to focus on piracy, filtering and child porn images
FSC Addresses Concerns About SOPA to Legislators

FSC Addresses Concerns About SOPA to Legislators

Dec 5, 2011 3:30 PM PST
The Free Speech Coalition today said it supports aggressive action to stop online piracy and is in favor of some of the components contained in the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act.
Arbitration Program for .XXX Domain Names Is Launched

Arbitration Program for .XXX Domain Names Is Launched

Dec 5, 2011 9:15 AM PST
.XXX's Rapid Evaluation Service (RES), a process that helps resolve complaints over new .XXX domain names, launched today.
Manwin Bans All Business With .XXX Websites

Manwin Bans All Business With .XXX Websites

Dec 2, 2011 2:30 PM PST
Manwin has banned all activity between its brands and Internet sites registered with a .XXX TLD, including advertising for .XXX websites on its tube sites. In addition, Manwin said it won't permit its content to be used or advertised on .XXX websites.
128 New Porn BitTorrent Defendants in Past Week

128 New Porn BitTorrent Defendants in Past Week

Dec 1, 2011 10:30 AM PST
Fourteen porn BitTorrent suits have been waged around the U.S. in the past seven days naming 128 John Doe defendants.
AHF Says Adult Film Permit Ballot Qualifies; $85 Fee Proposed

AHF Says Adult Film Permit Ballot Qualifies; $85 Fee Proposed

Nov 30, 2011 12:00 PM PST
Enforcement would be paid by fees for film shoots, the AHF said, and the fees would run about $85 per shoot.

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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