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What if you’ve been given a future right that you can’t exercise when the future becomes present because of what you didn’t do in the past, even though you couldn’t have done what you didn’t do in the past because it wasn’t the future?
That’s how the statute of limitations can thwart a statutory right to get your copyrights back.
If that didn’t make sense to you, you’re getting the point. So read on.