507. Limitations on actions


507. Limitations on actions

This statute governs the time limit within which criminal and civil copyright lawsuit can be filed.

  1. Criminal proceedings.—Except as expressly provided otherwise in this title, no criminal proceeding shall be maintained under the provisions of this title unless it is commenced within 5 years after the cause of action arose.

  2. Civil actions.—No civil action shall be maintained under the provisions of this title unless it is commenced within three years after the claim accrued.




Patent Copyright & Trademark
Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference
ISBN: 1413309208
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 152

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