Porn Producer Wins Damages In Bellwether Copyright Trial

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of pornographic video producer Malibu Media LLC in a bellwether trial against users of peer-to-peer data sharing system BitTorrent, finding that the company was owed damages for infringement of its content. 

U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson — ruling after a one-day bench trial on three consolidated copyright disputes singled out to test the viability of Malibu Media’s claims as well as its sincerity in pursuing them — assessed $112,500 in damages against Bryan White, one of the...
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MALIBU MEDIA, LLC v. JOHN DOES 1,6,13,14 AND 16


Case Number

2:12-cv-02078

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Copyright

Judge

MICHAEL M. BAYLSON

Date Filed

April 19, 2012

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