Evil Angel Piracy Suit to Go to Trial

LOS ANGELES - Evil Angel will take its nearly two-year-old piracy case against Canada's Kaytel Video Distribution to trial in Los Angeles Federal Court beginning on June 26.

The multi-million dollar lawsuit, filed in September of 2005, alleges numerous federal and state causes of action, including copyright and trademark infringement. It asserts that the defendant knowingly engaged in the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit copies of Evil Angel DVDs.

The complaint also includes additional causes of action under the civil provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), alleging mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.

Representatives from the Montreal-based Kaytel Video Distribution maintain that all of Evil Angel's allegations are false.