On December 27, 2020, the CASE Act was signed into law which provides a small claims court system within the U.S. Copyright Office for copyright owners to seek damages of under $30,000 for copyright violations. Federal courts have had exclusive jurisdiction over copyright cases and the CASE Act is designed to create a voluntary and affordable alternative to federal court for small copyright claims for… Read More »
On October 29, 2020, the U.S. Copyright Office began offering a new group registration for short online literary works. Works that are included are blogs, short online articles, and social media posts for example and each work must contain at least 50 but no more than 17,500 words. The works must be created by the same individual or jointly by the same individuals and the… Read More »
There are times to pay attention to our Supreme Court’s recent rulings involving Copyright Law. We summarize two recent cases to let you know their instruction under the law and utilize effectively in your business operations.
Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle USA Inc.
The U.S. Supreme Court on March 4, 2019 issued a unanimous decision holding that prevailing parties in copyright cases cannot collect litigation… Read More »