Register Your Work Sooner Rather Than Later: The Supreme Court Clarifies the Copyright Registration Requirement

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Meagan Glynn

On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court decided Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v., LLC, settling a long-standing dispute over the Copyright Act’s registration requirement. Under the Copyright Act, a copyright owner generally may not institute a copyright infringement action until the work at issue has been registered in accordance with 17 U.S.C. § […]

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