Tuesday, January 15, 2008

"Did Second Circuit Eviscerate Copyright Class Actions?"

In the New York Law Journal [$], Fried Frank's Peter Simmons and Mitchell Epner discuss the Second Circuit's recent decision in In re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Litig., Nos. 05-5943-cv (L), 06-0223-cv (CON) (2d Cir. Nov. 29, 2007), which involved a class action by freelance writers, many of whom had not registered their works with the Copyright Office.