Led Zeppelin’s Latest Copyright Win Could Change How Courts View Infringement

For those following the latest “Stairway to Heaven” copyright case will doubtless be aware, Led Zeppelin have emerged victorious against Spirit guitarist Randy Wolfe after a tumultuous ordeal with the. Continue reading

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In It Together: Independents File “Friend of the Court” Brief In Google v. Oracle Case

Chris Castle shares recent efforts by himself and members of the Songwriters Guild of America to protect Oracle from Google’s predatory practices in the most recent of several legal battles.. Continue reading

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Appeals Court Upholds Drake Sampling Fair Use Victory

While a recent court decision to uphold Drake’s sampling demonstrates a rare victory for fair use in an era riddled with questionable industry lawsuits, the victory is somewhat marred by. Continue reading

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DMX Wants To Stream His Playlist In Court Today

Defense attorneys for DMX have requested permission to play the rapper’s songs at his sentencing hearing Wednesday on tax-evasion charges. Made public on Monday, the letter to U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff. Continue reading

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Martin Shkreli To Forfeit $2M Wu Tang Clan Album, Judge Rules

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli must forfeit more than $7.3 million in assets, including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, as part of his punishment for commiting securities fraud, a judge ruled. Continue reading

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Martin Shkreli To Forfeit $2M Wu Tang Clan Album, Judge Rules

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli must forfeit more than $7.3 million in assets, including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, as part of his punishment for commiting securities fraud, a judge ruled. Continue reading

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