Student Argues To Supreme Court Attorney Fees Should Be Awarded In Copyright Suit

(March 17, 2016, 3:48 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Under Fogerty v. Fantasy, Inc. (510 U.S. 517, 534 [1994]), a former university student should be awarded attorney fees for prevailing on claims of copyright infringement that he imported and illegally sold foreign edition textbooks online, the student tells the U.S. Supreme Court in a Feb. 22 brief (Supap Kirtsaeng, d/b/a Bluechristine99 v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., No. 15-375, U.S. Sup.).

(Petitioner’s brief available. Document #78-160321-001B.)

In 2008, John Wiley & Sons Inc. sued Supap Kirtsaeng for copyright infringement in the U.S....
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