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Fee Application under Copyright Act for Frivolous Appeal Must Be Directed to Appellate Court

In a May 13, 2014 ruling, Judge J. Paul Oetken ruled that a motion for fees under the Copyright Act incurred in connection with the defendant's unsuccessful appeal must be made in the Court of Appeals.  Accordingly, Judge Oetken denied the plaintiff's request for leave to file the motion for fees before the district court.
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