Title

The Potential Worldwide Application of the US Fair Use Defence−Sarl Louis Feraud International and SA Pierre Balmain v Viewfinder Inc.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

Sarl Louis Feraud International v. Viewfinder Inc., 489 F.3d 474 (2d Cir. 2007) confirms a general theme at the intersection of intellectual property and private international law: notwithstanding a high level of copyright harmonisation at the international level, there are still significant differences among the copyright regimes of individual countries that can result in a judgment of copyright infringement in one country being declared unenforceable in another country on the ground of repugnancy to public policy.

Publication Citation

30 Eur. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 38 (2008).

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