"'It was not until the early 1980s that we began to appreciate the wisdom behind Jesus's insistence on obtaining a copyright.' . . . Defendants next assert that Plaintiffs, by deliberately withholding the name of Jesus as the author of [A Course in Miracles] after hearing from the Copyright Office that it would reject an application with Jesus listed as author, perpetrated a fraud upon the Copyright Office which would have resulted in rejection of the application for registration." Penguin Books U.S.A., Inc. v. New Christian Church of Full Endeavor, Ltd., No. 96 Civ. 4126(RWS), 2000 WL 1028634, at *6, *14 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 25, 2000).
Good to know the Big J is looking out for the pocketbooks of us poor working stiff intelleckshual property attys! Ka-CHING!