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Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon lawsuit against his former bandmates, Steve Jones and Paul Cook, over his licensing of the band’s music for Danny Boyle’s FX adaption of Jones’s memoir, “Lonely Boy: Tale From A Sex Pistol.” The lawsuit dealt with a contract dating back to the 1970s that allows their music to be licensed with...
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Songwriter Kirk Johnston has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Nickelback, Roadrunner Records, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., and Live Nation over the band’s 2005 song “Rockstar.” Nickelback believes that the songs “are not substantially similar to an ordinary observer,” but a Judge feels otherwise. Johnston wrote his music in 2001, titled “Rock Star,” while he was...
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Gerard Butler alleges fraud against Nu Image, Millennium Media, and Padre Nuestro Productions. Butler claims that he is owed $10+ million from the success of Olympus Has Fallen, the 2013 blockbuster, about an assault on the White House. In the claim, the actor revealed the companies have not paid out residuals and are fighting over “pension...
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Universal Music Corp, Capitol Records, Universal Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, and Sony Music Publishing, the suit accuses Charter of having “knowingly contributed to, and reaped substantial profits from, massive copyright infringement committed by thousands of its subscribers”. Claiming that subscribers signed on to Charter because of the download high-speeds, and Charter had no intention to mitigate this because of...
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