[linux-elitists] MP3 patents
M. Drew Streib
Tue Sep 4 18:14:58 PDT 2001
On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 05:42:44PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> It's been too long since my classes in business law, so I can't recall
> clearly: Can you actually lose US copyright by not opposing infringers?
> I'm not finding that in 17 USC.
I know it is true of trademark. My understanding is that at least
non-enforcement makes it tougher to seek damages in copyright, maybe
more... but I'd love a statement from someone that seems to know more
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