No. 21-13232.

60 F.4th 1325 (2023)

Sherman NEALY, an individual, Music Specialist, Inc., a Florida Corporation, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC, INC., a Delaware Corporation, Artist Publishing Group, L.L.C., a Delaware Limited Liability, Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Filed: February 27, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carlton Lamar-Phillip Talbot , Talbot Legal Consultants, Hollywood, FL, Peter G. Herman , Peter Herman, PA, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Chris Kleppin (argued), The Kleppin Firm, PA, Plantation, FL, Brady F. Williamson , Salzano Jackson & Lampert, LLP, New York, NY, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Karen L. Stetson , GrayRobinson, PA, Miami, FL, Jonathan L. Gaines , GrayRobinson, PA, Miami, FL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before Wilson, Jordan, and Brasher, Circuit Judges.

This appeal requires us to answer a question of first impression about the Copyright Act's statute of limitations that has divided our sister circuits. The Copyright Act has a three-year statute of limitations. 17 U.S.C. § 507(b). Under our circuit's discovery accrual rule, claims about the ownership of a copyright are...

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