2nd Circuit Affirms: Copyright Claims Are Time-Barred

(January 20, 2016, 1:26 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Citing a plaintiff’s failure to bring copyright infringement claims for more than three years after ownership of the work was first disputed, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 15 affirmed dismissal of the lawsuit (Tyrone Simmons v. William C. Stanberry Jr. aka Apex, et al., No. 14-3106, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 650).

(Decision available. Document #16-160201-001Z.)

Deeming the decision in Kwan v. Schlein (634 9 F.3d 224 [2nd Cir. 2011]) controlling, the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Ralph...
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