5 Things To Know About High Court's Kirtsaeng Ruling

Law360, New York (June 16, 2016, 10:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court issued its first copyright decision in nearly two years on Thursday, weighing in on the tricky question of when prevailing parties should be able to recoup their attorneys' fees from the losing side.

The decision came in the case of Supap Kirtsaeng, who appealed to the justices after he was refused more than $2 million in court fees he had spent fighting an infringement lawsuit filed against him by publishing giant John Wiley & Sons Inc. — a suit he eventually beat in a previous trip to the high court.

The Second Circuit refused the fees on...

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