Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: copyright

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Nirvana lawsuit proceeds in Marc Jacobs smiley face infringement case

Nirvana filed a lawsuit against the famous clothing designer Marc Jacobs last December, accusing the brand of copyright and trademark infringement. The band claims Jacobs...
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TikTok under scrutiny by NMPA over potential copyright theft

The National Music Publishers’ Association is calling on Congress to investigate the ever-growing app TikTok over potential violation of U.S. copyright laws. According to a...
Eminem

Eminem publisher sues Spotify over billions of reportedly unpaid streams

It looks like Spotify could be in trouble after the team behind Eminem filed a major copyright infringement lawsuit against the streaming giant. Em's publisher...
Katy Perry

Katy Perry copyright trial could bring Myspace views into play

In the year of 20NineScene it looks like Myspace will come into play in a copyright infringement trial regarding a popular Katy Perry track....
Donald Trump, R.E.M.

R.E.M. triumph Donald Trump over copyrighted “Everybody Hurts” video

R.E.M. have successfully gotten Twitter to take down a video where the President of the United States, Donald Trump uses their song “Everybody Hurts.”...
Ariana Grande, Princess Nokia

Does Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” rip off Princess Nokia?

Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” has sent the internet into a frenzy. However, all of the publicity has summoned the attention of alternative rapper Princess...

Lana Del Rey reveals her Radiohead lawsuit is “over”

After being accused of copyright infringement for reportedly using melodic elements from Radiohead's "Creep" in her song "Get Free," singer Lana Del Rey is...

Wu-Tang Clan are being sued for copyright infringement

Hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan are being sued for copyright infringement over their song "People Say." Read more: Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit his rare...

Taylor Swift reportedly sued over “Shake It Off” lyrics

Taylor Swift might be trying to leave her previous eras behind (as made obvious by her "Look What You Made Me Do" music video...),...

How your song could be associated with an extremist view

Copyright issues have been questioned in regards to individuals using songs at rallies, meetings, etc. without the artist's consent. The most recent of which...