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Bob Marley Family Loses Copyright Case Against Label
Years following the death of reggae legend Bob Marley, his family has hit a standstill in winning back the rights to his classic albums. Following a verdict in a lawsuit against Universal Music Group's UMG Recordings unit, Marley's widow Rita and his nine children lost the battle to assume the copyright of five albums recorded between 1973 and 1977 for Island Records...
Drake Sued by Playboy for Copyright Infringement
Drake Sued by Playboy for Copyright Infringement
While he may be the rapper-of-the-moment, not everyone is enamored with Young Money rapper Drake. According to reports, Playboy has filed suit against the Canadian MC for copyright infringement. The suit names Drake, Cash Money Records, Universal Music and Universal Music Group Distribution for illegally using a song that Hugh Hefner's company owns the rights to, on his breakthrough hit "Best
Beyonce to Take the Stand in Copyright Infringement Case
Beyonce to Take the Stand in Copyright Infringement Case
The Chicago songwriter claiming R&B queen Beyonce Knowles and Destiny's Child pick-pocketed his song is getting his day in court. The lawsuit, which was filed in 2006 by songwriter/performer Rickey Allen alleges that Beyonce stole the title, lyrics and overall theme of 'Cater 2 U,' a song that appeared, under the same spelling, on Destiny's Child's 2004 compilation 'Destiny Fulfilled.' ... Rea