Playboy Enterprises Inc. v. Sanfilippo, 1998 WL 207856l, 46 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 1350 (S.D. Cal. Mar. 25, 1998).
Factual Background Edit
Trial Court Proceedings Edit
The court found for Playboy and allowed Playboy to recover statutory damages for each of the 7,500 images infringed, rather than awarding damages on a per magazine basis. The judgment was for $3.74 million plus costs and attorney's fees.