US—Copyright Round-Up

Author: Paul Goldstein (Lillick Professor of Law, Stanford Law School)
Published: 15.11.2022
Recent appellate decisions in the United States have recognized expanded grounds for personal jurisdiction in cases of internet-based copyright infringements; divided on the extent to which the three-year statute of limitations limits damage recoveries; and increased the occasions for motions to dismiss on the ground of fair use. Also, in a rebuff to claims of copyright in AI-created works, the US Copyright Office has reaffirmed its position that human authorship is a requirement for copyright protection. Personal Jurisdiction. As a rule, the mere transmission of copyright-infringing content on the internet will not subject the infringer to personal jurisdiction in every…