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Feltner v. Columbia Pictures Television, Inc.

Docket No.: 96-1768
Argued: January 21, 1998
Decided: March 31, 1998

Topics:

17 U.S.C. 504, Economic Activity, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Bankruptcy, Civil Rights Act, Clean Water, Clean Water Act, Discrimination in Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act, Labor Management Relations Act, Seventh Amendment, Title VII, copyright, equitable relief, property rights, trademark

Petitioner: Feltner
Respondent: Columbia Pictures Television, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 106 F.3d 284
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 340 (1998)
Question:

Does section 504(c) of the Copyright Act or the Seventh Amendment grant a right to a jury trial when a copyright owner elects to recover statutory damages?

Feltner v. Columbia Pictures Television, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 21, 1998

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Feltner, 0 vote(s) against
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