9th Circ. Won't Reconsider Adult Movie Star's $3M IP Win

Law360, New York (February 9, 2012, 1:22 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday nixed a Canadian DVD distributor's appeal of a $2.6 million verdict, which the appeals court had previously reinstated, in an adult film star's suit accusing the company of illegally copying 13 of his movies.

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit granted summary affirmance of the copyright infringement verdict to adult film star Ashley Gasper, who goes by Jules Jordan in his films, in his suit against 144942 Canada Inc., ruling that the distributor had waived its arguments concerning the ownership...
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