Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. U.S. Supreme Court, Case no. 12-1315. (2014).
Legal Issues in the Dispute
- Did the court of appeal consider legal relief for the plaintiff in rendering laches-based dismissal concerning Petrella’s patent infringement case? The court decided that the court of appeal did not.
- Can corporate entities invoke laches to avoid claims on copyright infringement remedies for suits brought within the stipulated three-year limitation period?