Models Say Swingers Club Manager Can’t Leave Ad Suit

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 5:17 PM EDT) -- More than two dozen models have asked a Florida federal court to reject a request by a Miami swingers club manager to drop her from their suit alleging their images were used in advertising for the venue without permission, asserting that she was just as culpable as her businesses.

In a motion Tuesday opposing summary judgment, the 32 models argued that Joy Dorfman, the primary manager of Velvet Lifestyles, a venue also known as Miami Velvet, cannot absolve herself of the nightclub’s trademark infringement liability by...
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Case Title

Edmondson et al v. Velvet Lifestyles, LLC et al


Case Number

1:15-cv-24442

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Joan A. Lenard

Date Filed

December 2, 2015

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