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Marsha Gentner’s Perspective on SCOTUS Copyright Decision Shared in Several IP Publications

March 5, 2019

Following the landmark SCOTUS ruling in Fourth Estate Public Benefit v. Wall-Street.com, Marsha G. Gentner, Washington, D.C.-based senior counsel in Dykema’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, shared her assessment of the decision with several major IP publications.

Echoing the Court’s decision that copyright infringement suits cannot be filed against an unregistered work whose status is pending in the Library of Congress, Gentner explains that the Justices agreed unanimously that copyright registration delays were a systemic issue for Congress to rectify, not the courts.

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