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High Court To Tackle Copyright Registration Circuit Split

Law360 (June 28, 2018, 10:19 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to resolve a long-simmering circuit split over whether copyright owners must fully register their works before suing.

The Supreme Court took up a case Thursday that will resolve a circuit split over what the Copyright Act means when it says a work must be "registered" prior to filing an infringement lawsuit.

The justices granted a petition for writ of certiorari in the case of Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com LLC, allowing them to answer a question that...
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