XOOM, INC. v. IMAGELINE, INC., 02-1121
Defendant owned copyright in a computer program and database related to clip art images and in underlying works, thus registration of copyrights permitted an infringement action on the underlying parts, whether new or pre-existing. Defendant is entitled to a maximum of two awards of statutory damages under the Copyright Act.
- Decided 03/21/2003
- Published 03/21/2003
Before MICHAEL and GREGORY, Circuit Judges, and JAMES H. MICHAEL, Jr., Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, sitting by designation.
United States Fourth Circuit
ARGUED: Thomas Henry Oxenham, III, Chandler, Franklin & O'Bryan, Charlottesville, Virginia; Wyatt B. Durrette, Jr., Durrette Bradshaw, P.L.C., Richmond, Virginia, for Appellants. Tobey Baroukh Marzouk, Marzouk & Parry, Washington, D.C., for Appellees. ON BRIEF: Bradford M. Young, Chandler, Franklin & O'Bryan, Charlottesville, Virginia, for Appellants. Thomas M. Parry, Marzouk & Parry, Washington, D.C.; Robert M. Tyler, McGuirewoods, L.L.P., Richmond, Virginia, for Appellees.