Justices Spar Over Laches In 'Raging Bull' Bout

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 9:26 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court jabbed at attorneys for both Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and the daughter of "Raging Bull" author Frank Petrella on Tuesday over the use of laches in copyright infringement cases, an unsettled issue experts say could have heavyweight implications for sequel-happy Hollywood.

The justices heard oral arguments in the case of Paula Petrella, who has asked the court to overturn a Ninth Circuit ruling that she was barred from suing MGM for infringement over a 1963 script on which the iconic boxing flick was purportedly...
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