Intellectual Property Blog 2018-08-17T16:06:15+00:00

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Copyright Infringement Litigation: Registration v. Application

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation in the case of Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v., LLC and Jerrold D. Burden. The issue for the Court to decide is one that has long caused division among the U.S. Circuit Courts: Does the U.S. Copyright Act authorize a copyright owner to sue for copyright infringement: (A) immediately after filing a copyright application; or (B) only after the U.S. Copyright Office (“USCO”) issues (or refuses to issue) a copyright registration certificate? The Copyright Act [...]

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