Fairness Rocks News Small claims process finally passed into law for US copyright infringement victims

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Author: Damien Demolder

Date: January 4, 2021

Original Source: DP Review

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Small claims process finally passed into law for US copyright infringement victims

Photographers and other creative individuals in the United States now have a more accessible means of pursuing copyright claims against those using images and works without permission. In a recent round of new laws passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, a new Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE) has been passed after a decade of campaigning by copyright pressure groups. The law introduces a Copyright Claims Board to deal with claims below $30,000 which will make pursuing cases much more cost-effective for individuals and small businesses.

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