CopyrightInfringement

David Ortiz Offers Jay-Z Out-of-Court Settlement
Remember this story from way back in April where Jay-Z was suing Red Sox player David Ortiz for stealing his trademarked '40/40' brand for his own club in the Dominican Republic? Well, now Ortiz is trying to settle and halt the expensive case from progressing to trial...
Turkish Composer Sues Mos Def Over Sample
Mos Def's visionary take on hip-hop was put on full display with last year's Grammy-nominated 'The Ecstatic.' The album's first track, 'Supermagic,' brought dusty psychedelic vibes over from the Mediterranean -- a trait of the track's beat-maker, Oh No...
Lil Wayne Hit With Copyright Lawsuit for ‘Mrs. Officer’
In addition to his upcoming prison sentence -- which was recently postponed until March 10 due to dental complications -- Lil Wayne can now add a new lawsuit to his list of legal woes. The New Orleans rapper has been hit with a $2.5 million dollar copyright infringement suit for his the single &apos…
Beyonce’s ‘Video Phone’ Banned in Germany
While Beyonce wraps up the South American leg of her I Am... world tour, the songstress is catching some heat in Europe for her latest single, 'Video Phone,' which features Lady Gaga. Officials in Germany have issued an official ban against the video based on claims of copyright infringeme…
DJ Kay Slay Sued for Copyright Infringement
DJ Kay Slay, aka "The Drama King," aka "Slap Your Favorite DJ," is being taken to court for failing to properly clear a sample. The copyright infringement allegedly appears on 'Angels Around Me,' a song from his 'Street Sweeper Volume 2: The Pain Fr…