2017 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 13 - Protection of Original Designs
Sec. 1322 - Injunctions

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Citation 17 U.S.C. § 1322 (2017)
Section Name §1322. Injunctions
Section Text

(a) In General.—A court having jurisdiction over actions under this chapter may grant injunctions in accordance with the principles of equity to prevent infringement of a design under this chapter, including, in its discretion, prompt relief by temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.

(b) Damages for Injunctive Relief Wrongfully Obtained.—A seller or distributor who suffers damage by reason of injunctive relief wrongfully obtained under this section has a cause of action against the applicant for such injunctive relief and may recover such relief as may be appropriate, including damages for lost profits, cost of materials, loss of good will, and punitive damages in instances where the injunctive relief was sought in bad faith, and, unless the court finds extenuating circumstances, reasonable attorney's fees.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 105–304, title V, §502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2914.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
Sec. 1322 - Injunctions
Contains section 1322
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 112 Stat. 2914
Public Law References Public Law 105-304
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