Collins on Registration Requirements of 17 U.S.C. § 411(a): Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick

Before the Supreme Court’s decision in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick , 176 L. Ed. 2d 18 (U.S. 2010) , 17 USCS § 411 (a)’s registration requirement had been widely regarded as "jurisdictional." In Muchnick , the Supreme Court clarified that this registration requirement is...