Practice Management Information Corp. v. American Medical Ass'n, 121 F.3d 516 (1997) p.776
enforcement of copyright
AMA has diesigned and published a detailed numerical code to enable physicians to identify particular medical procedures with precision. Congress established a federal health care agency that wanted to use the AMA system of coding. AMA granted a non exclusive, royalty free and irrevocable license to the federal agency. AMA denied Practice Management a request for a volume discount.
Whether the copyright was valid.
HIs copyright was being used to restrain an authorized user. Held that this was a misuse.
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