Should Litigation Losers Pay Attorney Fee Awards?

Let’s Talk Attorney Fees

2016-03-16-Litigation-Losers-Pay-Attorney-Fee-AwardsSection 505 of the Copyright Act allows courts to award attorney’s fees and costs to successful litigants in copyright litigation. But when are fee awards appropriate? Courts in different parts of the country have different answers, so the United States Supreme Court is taking up the issue this term in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons.

Join Jennifer Atkins and Antigone Peyton in this podcast as they discuss the case, the philosophy behind fee awards, and the potential implications of the Kirtsaeng case.

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