NCS Pearson Wins Psych Test Copyright Suit In 10th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (August 19, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Monday found that a physical therapist's copyright claims alleging education company NCS Pearson Inc. failed to acknowledge her role in creating a psychological test were barred by the three-year statute of limitations, affirming a lower court's finding.

In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel for the Tenth Circuit found that Julia Copeland Cooper waited too long to assert Copyright Act claims accusing Pearson of depriving her of royalties from its publications of the Battery of Health Improvement. The claims accrued by either 1993, when Copeland's company signed...
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