11th Circ. Tosses IP Claims In Pharmacist Exam Row

Law360, New York (February 24, 2011, 8:18 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Thursday upheld a decision finding that a national licensing association for pharmacists cannot sue the University of Georgia's board for copyright infringement, saying sovereign immunity applied because the board is an instrument of the state.

The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit was not a complete defeat for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, however. The Eleventh Circuit reversed the lower court's decision to deny the association an injunction and remanded the case for further proceedings....
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