Have you received a subpoena from Malibu Media? Here’s what’s next.


This is a blog dedicated to updates on copyright infringement cases. We have handled more than 900 Malibu Media cases over the past seven years, helping each client figure out the best option for their individual situation. We can represent you in your case against Malibu Media. For more information about your subpoena visit our main website’s Malibu Media page.

If you have received a subpoena from Malibu Media, don’t panic! You have several options available to you.

Malibu Media is aggressively filing copyright infringement lawsuits alleging that defendants are illegally downloading their content from the website x-art.com. If you’ve received a subpoena, Malibu Media is alleging you illegally downloaded their adult films, most likely using a file-sharing software such as BitTorrent.

What Are My Options After Receiving a Malibu Media Subpoena?

  1. Resolve anonymously and settle with Malibu MediaThe defendant typically needs to start this process within 30 days of receiving the subpoena from their internet service provider (ISP). Many defendants choose the option to resolve their Malibu Media subpoena as they want to ensure they remain anonymous. Anonymity remains possible because it is a doe subpoena, which means that defendants’ names are listed on the public docket as anonymous. The ISP has to send a letter to the defendant informing them that they have received a Malibu Media subpoena before a defendant’s name can be released to Malibu Media. You can read more about anonymously settling here.
  2. File a motion to quash before it gets to court: Within two weeks to one month from receiving the subpoena, the defendant needs to begin the process of filing a motion to quash. Many defendants choose this option as they believe that the evidence presented is deficient. Filing a motion to quash a Malibu Media summons or subpoena attempts to persuade the judge that this copyright infringement lawsuit is so lacking that it cannot be repaired.
  3. Prepare to fight: It is very important to choose an experienced ISP subpoena defense firm like Antonelli Law to fight your Malibu Media copyright infringement lawsuit in court because this area of the law is complicated and rapidly changing. Our attorneys have the most experience nationwide and are well-versed in the technology involved in these cases.

If you’re in need of an ISP subpoena defense attorney for your Malibu Media copyright infringement lawsuit, start the conversation with Antonelli Law.

We represent clients nationwide and can help you in your fight against Malibu Media: Contact us today.




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