The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #20173   Message #209672
Posted By: GUEST,Okiemockbird
10-Apr-00 - 01:11 PM
Thread Name: ASCAP, more crap
Subject: RE: ASCAP, more crap
They know that even successfully defending oneself against a charge of infringement (or successfully persuing a request for a declaratory judgement of noninfringement) can cost a fortune in time and money.

Click here for one opinion on how a recent victory in a declaratory judgement case was in fact a pyrrhic victory, even though the prevailing party was awarded $800,000 in attorney's fees.