An Illinois judge rejected a copyright infringement claim brought by rapper Gutta, alleging that a song released by hip-hop artist Future infringed his rights. Scott Hervey and Jamie Lincenberg talk about this dispute on this episode of The Briefing.Continue Reading The Briefing: Judge Finds Lyrics and Themes “Guns, Money, and Jewelry” Too Commonplace for Copyright Protection

In JBrick, LLC v. Chazak Kinder, Inc. et al, 1-21-cv-02883 (EDNY Sep. 21, 2023) (Hector Gonzalez), the District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment regarding the validity of its copyright. Continue Reading Court Rules Lego Creation Based on Religious Texts is Eligible for Copyright Protection