A Look At 4th Circ.'s Take On Architectural Copyrights
February 11, 2013, 1:30 PM EST
Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 1:30 PM EST) -- Copyright protection for architectural works has been available for a generation, but until late last year the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, sitting in Richmond, Va., had never ruled in a case involving architectural works, leaving open questions like: What constitutes infringement, and what measures can a prudent architect or contractor, knowing the law, take to avoid liability?
The recent decision in Charles W. Ross Builder Inc. v. Olsen Fine Home Building is somewhat equivocal: The appeals court chastised a lower court in Virginia...
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