2017 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 13 - Protection of Original Designs
Sec. 1325 - Liability for action on registration fraudulently obtained

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Citation 17 U.S.C. § 1325 (2017)
Section Name §1325. Liability for action on registration fraudulently obtained
Section Text

Any person who brings an action for infringement knowing that registration of the design was obtained by a false or fraudulent representation materially affecting the rights under this chapter, shall be liable in the sum of $10,000, or such part of that amount as the court may determine. That amount shall be to compensate the defendant and shall be charged against the plaintiff and paid to the defendant, in addition to such costs and attorney's fees of the defendant as may be assessed by the court.

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(Added Pub. L. 105–304, title V, §502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2915.)

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. 1325 - Liability for action on registration fraudulently obtained
Contains section 1325
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 112 Stat. 2915
Public Law References Public Law 105-304
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