Subject: SFLC will love the 7th Circuit
From: dlw <danw6144@insightbb.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 22:14:23 -0400
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 22:14:23 -0400
"Although the United States Copyright Act, ... grants exclusive 
jurisdiction for infringement claims to the federal courts, those courts 
construe copyrights as contracts and turn to the relevant state law to 
interpret them. Kennedy v. Nat'l Juvenile Det. Ass'n, 187 F.3d 690, 694  
(7th Cir.1999)"; /Automation by Design, Inc. v. Raybestos Products Co., 
2006 WL 2636454 (7th Cir. 2006)/

http://williampatry.blogspot.com/2006/10/state-law-and-copyright-contracts.html 





“Although the United States Copyright Act, ... grants exclusive jurisdiction for infringement claims to the federal courts, those courts construe copyrights as contracts and turn to the relevant state law to interpret them. Kennedy v. Nat'l Juvenile Det. Ass'n, 187 F.3d 690, 694  (7th Cir.1999)”; Automation by Design, Inc. v. Raybestos Products Co., 2006 WL 2636454 (7th Cir. 2006)

http://williampatry.blogspot.com/2006/10/state-law-and-copyright-contracts.html