Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Citation: 539 U.S. 23
Docket Number: 02-428
Judge: Scalia
Opinion Date: June 2, 2003

The Supreme Court ruled that Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act does not prevent the unaccredited copying of an un-copyrighted work. The Lanham Act’s purpose is to prevent the deception of consumers and the impairment of producers’ good will.

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