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Apr/03

Dastar v. Fox to be Argued Today


Dastar v.Twentieth Century Fox will be argued before the Supreme Court today.  The issues presented are:

1) whether the Lanham Act protects creative works from uncredited copying, even without a likelihood of consumer confusion, and 2) whether a court applying the Lanham Act may award as damages twice the defendant’s profits for purely deterrent purposes.

Comprehensive introduction to case here via SCOTUS Blog.

Predict the decision here.

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