Composer Jay Livingston's granddaughter is suing her mother for exercising copyright termination rights in "Que Sera, Sera" and other popular songs.
Musician Andy "Vince Vance" Stone claims that Mariah Carey's classic "All I Want for Christmas is You" infringes the copyright in his own song of the same name. Here's why he's wrong—and why the lawsuit never should have been filed.
Just days after Dua Lipa was sued by a Florida reggae band, "Levitating" is the target of a second copyright infringement lawsuit, this time over the songs "Wiggle and Giggle All Night" and "Don Diablo."
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Comedians and other spoken word authors are seeking the same streaming royalties paid to songwriters, but an impasse has led to the removal of their works from Spotify.
Does a copyright termination by Sonny Bono's heirs trump Cher's marital settlement agreement? Copyright and family law intersect in Cher v. Bono.
As a new case involving Dwight Yoakam illustrates, serving a copyright termination notice is fraught with potential pitfalls, and mistakes come easy and often. Can the "harmless error" doctrine save the day?
Nirvana has been sued for using an illustration from a 1949 translation of Dante’s “Inferno” on band merchandise. Here's why determining the copyright status of old foreign works can be a hellish undertaking.
Taking a page out of the “best defense is a good lawsuit” playbook, Taylor Swift has filed a new copyright infringement complaint against Evermore Park, the Utah fantasy theme park that earlier this month sued the singer for trademark infringement.
Sony Music has prevailed in a copyright infringement case over R. Kelly’s “Love Letter” because the plaintiff’s song was not fixed in a tangible medium of expression.