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Led Zep’s “Stairway to Heaven” lawsuit

From the New York Times’s Monday (June 13, 2016) Briefing: Back Story It seems everyone has heard “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” the happy chimney sweep’s anthem from the 1964 film “Mary Poppins.” That familiarity could play a role in a copyright … Continue reading

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Political candidates keep getting creamed for using songs w/o permission

Source: In Choreographed Campaigns, Candidates Stumble Over Choice of Music – The New York Times It has become as much a part of the presidential campaign season as the baby kiss or the candidate selfie: the inevitable moment when a … Continue reading

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How does this decision solve the plaintiff’s real problem?

Ninth Circuit Holds Actor Has No Copyright in Her Performance Robert J. Bernstein and Robert W. Clarida, New York Law Journal June 17, 2015    In their Copyright Law column, Robert J. Bernstein and Robert W. Clarida discuss Cindy Lee … Continue reading

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