[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Attorney fees

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Attorney fees
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 18:07:40 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Tim Smith writes:
> The other way, which is the one I believe courts usually go with, is for
> the court to ask what would have happened if D had obeyed the actual
> license that D had.

He would not have received whatever benefits he received as a consequence
of not obeying the license.  Those would go to the copyright owner, less
any direct expenses the infringer could prove, plus any damages the
copyright owner could prove.

This is all assuming, of course, that the copyright owner elects not to
demand statutory damages.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]