H.R.5177 - A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, relating to remedies in copyright infringement actions.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26] (Introduced 08/08/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/15/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5177 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/08/1988)
Amends Federal copyright law to double the statutory damages in infringement actions.
Sets forth circumstances under which a court is authorized to award attorney's fees to the prevailing party in an infringement action.