Supreme Court Eviscerates Laches as an Affirmative Defense to Copyright Infringement

Good piece from JD Supra analyzing the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al.  The Court held that in a case of ongoing infringement, a copyright plaintiff can recover damages for recent infringements even if the suit is filed eighteen years after the infringement began.  Read the full article here, and the Court’s opinion here.

Reposted from JD Supra.