9th Circ. Flips Verdicts In Porn Star Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 1:27 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reinstated a $2.6 million copyright infringement verdict in an adult film star's suit accusing two Canadian DVD distributors and their principal of illegally copying 13 of his movies, while overturning a separate $2.85 million verdict for right of publicity violations.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued the ruling on Monday, about five years after Ashley Gasper, who goes by Jules Jordan in his films, filed suit against Kaytel Video Distributors, Leisure Time Video Canada Inc., their principal...
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