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15 Mar 2020, 6:46 am by Hayleigh Bosher
The copyright was registered the same year in the unpublished musical composition of Taurus, by a one-page deposit with US copyright office.Stairway to Heaven, by British rock band Led Zeppelin, has been called the greatest rock song of all time. 43 years after its release, in 2014, Michael Skidmore on behalf the estate of Randy Wolfe, claimed that Led Zeppelin, its guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant copied Taurus in Stairway to Heaven. [read post]
29 Apr 2016, 6:38 am by Second Circuit Civil Rights Blog
The best hearsay in the history of American law surfaced in the lawsuit alleging that Led Zeppelin stole the riff for Stairway to Heaven.The case is Skidmore v. [read post]
23 Sep 2019, 6:24 pm by Howard Bashman
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted on YouTube at this link the video of today’s en banc oral argument in Skidmore v. [read post]
30 Sep 2019, 9:45 am by David Post
Last week the en banc 9th Circuit heard argument in the case of Skidmore v. [read post]
15 Nov 2020, 6:44 am by Magdaleen Jooste
  Trade marks The judgement of the IPAB in Eveready Industries India Ltd v. [read post]
31 Mar 2020, 9:19 am by Anastasiia Kyrylenko
| BREAKING: EPO and EUIPO extend deadlines in response to COVID-19 pandemic | Free IP study/revision materials (also) in the time of Coronavirus: a collection Never Too Late 256 [Week ending March 15]: Study on the implications of a 25-year reversion/termination right in Canada | Has Skidmore v Led Zeppelin changed US music copyright infringement rules for better or worse? [read post]
27 Sep 2019, 6:00 am by Terry Hart
.'” A Few Observations From the Ninth Circuit En Banc Argument in Skidmore v. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 4:45 am by Sophie Corke
Skidmore v Led Zeppelin judgment, SpecialKat Hayleigh Bosher concluded that the case is a promising development for music copyright law.A guest post by Natasha Mangal offers insight into the  recently-adopted US Music Modernization Act, mechanical rights, and its provision for the establishment of a publicly-accessible database for musical works information.PatentsMerpel resurfaced to muse on the pros and cons of the recent decision of the UK to pull out of the future… [read post]
26 Mar 2017, 11:55 am by Ben
This case deals with the potential infringement of a song by Spirit, ‘Taurus’, by Led Zeppelin in their ‘Stairway to Heaven’.A 90 page brief was recently filed to the 9th Circuit Appeals court by the agent of Michael Skidmor, trustee of Spirit guitarist, Randy Woolfe (California). [read post]