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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate is arguing in court that Netflix’s Enola Holmes portrayal of an emotional Sherlock Holmes infringes on copyrighted material. The scriptwriter and director and Netflix are among the defendants listed. The Conan Doyle Estate contends that only it has the legal authority to show Holmes as sweet and caring toward his...
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The 2017 Kendrick track “LOYALTY” is under review by the courts for copyright infringement. The claim comes from Terrence Hayes, a producer, who claims that Kendrick lifted parts from his 2011 song. The lawsuit also names Kendrick’s producer and his label Top Dawg Entertainment and Josef Leimberg, his management team. The suit accuses Kendrick’s team...
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After a year-long court battle, Nicki Minaj has won a copyright infringement lawsuit brought on by singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman. Chapman sued the superstar after a mixed-tape leaked that sampled Chapman’s hit, “Baby Can I Hold You,” in 2018’s “Sorry” with Nas. Minaj’s legal team argued that the mix was an experiment that “fell within fair use rights...
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Melissa McCarthy faces a new lawsuit of $10 million filed by Eva Kowalski, a writer, over McCarthy’s movie Life of the Party, released in 2018. Kowalski claims her script, College Mom, was copied by McCarthy for her film Life of the Party after pitching the script to the Gersh Agency in 2014.   “Kowalski is now claiming that her...
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