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Estate of ‘Over the Rainbow’ composer sues tech companies

US22-05-2019

The estate of composer Harold Arlen, who penned songs such as ‘Over The Rainbow’ and ‘Get Happy’, is suing a number of technology companies including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft for copyright infringement.

Pepe the Frog copyright suit to go to trial

US21-05-2019

A US district judge has cleared a lawsuit over cartoon character Pepe the Frog to proceed to trial after he dismissed motions for summary judgment from both the character’s creator and opinion website Infowars.

NZ Supreme Court refuses to hear Eminem ‘Lose Yourself’ appeal

US15-05-2019

New Zealand’s Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from Eminem’s music publisher in a copyright infringement case against the country’s New Zealand National Party.

UK MP says beoutQ must be ‘robustly tackled’

Saudi Arabia, UK14-05-2019

The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport secretary of state has said the government is taking steps to stop TV service beoutQ from allegedly stealing content belonging to the UK’s media and entertainment companies.

Getty sues online magazine for copyright infringement

US13-05-2019

Image licensing company Getty Images has filed a copyright infringement suit against online magazine, Her Campus, which targets female college students.

YouTube calls on creators to lobby against article 17

EU, US03-05-2019

YouTube has called on creators to lobby the national governments of EU member states in order to mitigate what it sees as the worst components of the recently passed EU Copyright Directive.

China launches ‘strict’ operation against copyright infringers

China30-04-2019

Four government agencies in China have jointly-launched a new campaign targeting copyright infringement on the internet.

Lawyers behind ‘sham’ copyright suits to be sentenced

US29-04-2019

The US district attorney prosecuting the lawyers behind a so-called ‘honeypot’ copyright infringement scam has appealed to victims to apply for restitution.

Spotify in Indian licensing dispute

India26-04-2019

Spotify’s Indian launch has faced further legal issues as it this week agreed to remove a local record label’s catalogue from its streaming platform.

‘Lady Marmalade’ writer sues Sony for copyright infringement

US24-04-2019

The co-songwriter of “Lady Marmalade” has filed a $20 million lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing for copyright infringement and unpaid royalties.

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