Magistrate Finds No Evidence Doe Defendant Downloaded Copyrighted Adult Films

Mealey's (February 11, 2016, 2:03 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — An adult entertainment firm failed to provide evidence that an accused defendant downloaded and shared 24 of its copyrighted movies, an Illinois federal magistrate judge ruled Feb. 8, granting the defendant’s motion for summary judgment (Malibu Media LLC v. John Doe, No. 1:13-cv-06312, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14798).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #24-160218-026Z.)

Infringement Complaint

Los Angeles-based Malibu Media LLC operates a subscription-based website at X-art.com where subscribers can view its adult movies. In September 2013, Malibu sued a John...
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