Glenn Pudelka, counsel in Edwards Wildman
's intellectual property practice in the firm's Boston office, discussed how the application of the doctrine of laches in copyright infringement cases might be changed due to a suit brought by the daughter of "Raging Bull" author Frank Petrella against Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. in Law360. In the article, "With 'Raging Bull,' High Court Can Fix Laches Circuit Split
," Pudelka said, "If they really didn't believe there was a split in the circuits, they wouldn't have taken it. If they really thought it was just that the facts and circumstances justified different results, I don't know if they would have granted cert."