IP Clinic Student Attorneys File Amici Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

A team of student attorneys from the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic filed anamici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in October. The students urged the Court to affirm a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which held that plaintiffs may only sue for copyright infringement under Section 411(a) of the Copyright Act after the Copyright Office has issued a final action on an application for registration. The brief was filed on behalf of individual authors and educators and was written by students Andrew Levey, Ben Kessler, Hailie Ingman, Mariana Viera, and Ted Sotland under the supervision of Professors Hillary Brill and Peter Jaszi.

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