Attys React To High Court's Copyright Attys' Fees Ruling

Law360, New York (June 17, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday decided in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons that to determine the award of attorneys' fees to successful copyright litigants a heavy emphasis should be placed on whether the case is "objectively unreasonable." Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision is significant.

Peter Afrasiabi, One LLP

“This decision is a practical decision with useful guidance for litigants and trial judges in the copyright trenches. By making clear that the fee balancing test must account primarily for the reasonableness of the litigation stance, and by eliminating discretion for trial judges to consider the precedential impact of their...

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