IP Law Daily, COPYRIGHT—N.D. Cal.: New registrations can’t resuscitate a claim for statutory damages in a continuing infringement case, court holds, (Jan 14, 2022)

By Matthew Hersh, J.D.

Because the gaming platform and game maker failed to register their works before the infringement began, they could not salvage their claim for statutory damages by registering while the infringement continued.

A federal district court in San Jose, California, has provided an important—and for two companies, potentiall ...