Supreme Court Keeps Raging Bull Copyright Suit in the Ring

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In a ruling that could potentially increase the number of copyright infringement actions, the Supreme Court of the United States has resolved a conflict among the circuits, holding that the equitable defense of laches cannot be invoked to preclude a claim for damages that is brought within the Copyright Act’s three-year statute of limitation window.

 

Topics:  Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Corporate Counsel, MGM, Petrella v. MGM, SCOTUS, Statute of Limitations, The Copyright Act

Published In: Art, Entertainment & Sports Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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