Copyright Dispute Over Educational Materials Is Time-Barred, 7th Circuit Says

(April 19, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — Findings that a copyright complaint must be dismissed for falling outside the three-year statute of limitations proscribed by the Copyright Act were affirmed April 15 by the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which joined with several other circuit courts in holding that a claim for copyright ownership accrues when a dispute over ownership becomes “explicit” (Consumer Health Information Corp. v. Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc., et al., No. 14-3231, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6866).

(Decision available. Document #16-160502-001Z.)

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