4th Circuit: Immunity Protects State From Copyright Infringement Claim
Mealey's (July 11, 2018, 1:23 PM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A North Carolina federal judge erred in rejecting an assertion of sovereign immunity raised by North Carolina in response to allegations of copyright infringement on grounds that immunity was abrogated by the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990 (CRCA), the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 10 (Frederick Allen, et al. v. Roy A. Cooper III, et al., No. 17-1522, 4th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 18703).
(Decision available. Document #16-180716-037Z.)
According to the ruling authored by Circuit Judge Paul V....