Man Challenges Denial Of Attorney Fees In Victory In Porn Copyright Dispute

Mealey's (October 27, 2015, 7:21 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Florida man in an Oct. 2 petition asks the U.S. Supreme Court whether an appellate court can limit his right to recoup legal costs after successfully litigating against a porn studio’s copyright infringement claims (Leo Pelizzo v. Malibu Media, LLC, No. 15-429, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-151102-004B.)

On March 26, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed that a Florida federal judge properly adopted a magistrate judge’s recommendation that a copyright infringement defendant be denied prevailing-party...
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