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Commercial Law - Copyright Infringement - Assertions Made in Bad Faith

Sponsored by:

Senator Reilly


In the Senate - Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from making specified assertions of copyright infringement in bad faith; authorizing a court to consider specified factors as evidence of whether a person has made an assertion of copyright infringement in bad faith or in good faith; altering the authority of the Attorney General and the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to take specified actions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Reilly
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(11-1601, 11-1603, 11-1604, 11-1605)

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.