copyright

Jimmy Page, Court, Courtroom, Town Hearing, Suit, 2018

Led Zeppelin Heads Back To Court For Review Of “Stairway To Heaven” Rip Off Decision

In 2016, a Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of the Led Zeppelin in a case of whether or not they ripped off the song “Taurus,” written by guitarist Randy Wolfe of Spirit, for the opening riff for “Stairway to Heaven.”
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Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Shirt, Smiley Face, Growing Up Kurt, Exhibit, 2018

Designer Marc Jacobs Asks Lawsuit Be Dismissed After Nirvana Sues For Copying Smiley Face Logo

At the end of 2018, designer Marc Jacobs introduced us to the "Redux Grunge Collection," a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Marc Jacobs' SS93 Grunge Collection, which was defined by a smiley face logo.
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Alfonso Ribeiro, Carlton Dance, Graham Norton Show, 2013

U.S. Copyright Office Says Alfonso Ribeiro Can’t Copyright Famed “Carlton Dance”

Put this one in the loss column for "Fresh Prince"actor Alfonso Ribeiro.
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Child, Hands, Play Doh

Hasbro Files Trademark For Play-Doh's Signature Smell

Play-doh has been around since 1956, and if you've EVER played with it, you know half the fun (and sometimes the struggle) was the smell. ​
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Grumpy Cat Gets $710,000 In Copyright Lawsuit

It's been a three-year battle, but Grumpy Cat has won a copyright lawsuit that got this furry feline $710,000. Tabatha Bundesen, who's the owner of Grumpy Cat in which her pet went viral in 2012, created Grumpy Cat Limited. She signed with Grenade, a beverage company which later used the feline...
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Song Target Of Major Copyright Suit

The song, which was written by Ed Sheeran, sounds far too similar to a song by another artist.
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