How a common entertainment industry tax planning tool may prevent artists and their heirs from utilizing the Copyright Act’s termination provision.
After finding a triable issue of fact on whether Nicki Minaj was responsible for leaking "Sorry" to a New York DJ, the court holds that Minaj's initial creation of her derivative song did not infringe Tracy Chapman's copyright in "Baby Can I Hold You."
Is the creation of an interpolated demo recording fair use or garden-variety infringement? That's one of the questions the court will need to tackle in connection with Tracy Chapman's ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit against Nicki Minaj.
Taylor Swift's legal battles over "Shake it Off" are a good example of what can happen to an artist with a massively-popular hit single.
While Young asserts a straightforward claim for copyright infringement, his case may be complicated by a byzantine set of licensing rules and Justice Department consent decrees going back to the 1940s.
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