Oral Arguments Held In Dispute Over Standard For Fees In Copyright Cases
(April 25, 2016, 2:50 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its second hearing of a dispute between a former university student and a textbook manufacturer, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 25 took up the question of whether the student is entitled to an award of attorney fees for prevailing on the textbook manufacturer’s allegations of copyright infringement (Supap Kirtsaeng, d/b/a Bluechristine99 v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., No. 15-375, U.S. Sup.).
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E. Joshua Rosenkranz, arguing on behalf of petitioner Supap Kirtsaeng, d/b/a Bluechristine99, told the justices that...