Feltner v. Columbia Pictures Television, Inc.

PETITIONER:Feltner
RESPONDENT:Columbia Pictures Television, Inc.
LOCATION:National Endowment for the Arts

DOCKET NO.: 96-1768
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1986-2005)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

CITATION: 523 US 340 (1998)
ARGUED: Jan 21, 1998
DECIDED: Mar 31, 1998

ADVOCATES:
John G. Roberts, Jr. – for petitioner
Henry J. Tashman – Argued the cause for the respondent

Facts of the case

Feltner v. Columbia Pictures Television, Inc. was the case reviewed by the Supreme Court of the USA that determined the right of opposite party to a jury trial if there was the reward of statutory damages because of the copyright infringement.