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Brad Newberg Quoted in Law360 Regarding Laches and Copyright Infringement

March 5, 2015

A Jan. 28 article titled “With Nike Logo Case, ‘Raging Bull’ Ruling Rears Its Head” discusses the possibility of decades-old allegations finding new life, due to a recent court decision indicating that laches could never bar a claim of copyright infringement as long as it fell within its statute of limitations. Typically, judges bar lawsuits based on old claims if trying them at such a late date would be deemed unfair to defendants. In quoted material, Brad Newberg notes that recent developments could encourage new lawsuits by plaintiffs who, until now, have been sitting on their rights for decades under the belief that their claims were too old to be allowed in court. Subscribers can read the full text of the article at www.law360.com.