Supreme Court: Sovereign immunity sinks copyright claims
Abstract: When copyrights are infringed by a state, copyright owners are likely out of luck. That’s the result of a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a federal law that allowed copyright owners to sue states in federal court for infringement. This brief article reviews the case and its implications. Allen v. Cooper, No. 18-877, March 23, 2020, U.S.