Supreme Court hears aftermath of long-dead DMCA printer cartridge case

Posted by BernardSwiss on Dec 5, 2013 8:01 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
Mail this story
Print this story

A case that went before the Supreme Court yesterday has a very long history. Lexmark sued Static Control Components in 2002, arguing that SCC shouldn't be allowed to reverse-engineer its printers and help others create replacement toner cartridges, because of copyright law. In 2004, an appeals court ruled in favor of SCC, and that ruling has become a cornerstone of DMCA-era copyright law.

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: News Story; Groups: Intellectual Property, Standards

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.