Fairness Rocks News Has Skidmore v Led Zeppelin changed US music copyright infringement rules for better or worse?

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Author: Hayleigh Bosher

Date: March 15, 2020

Original Source: The IPKat

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Has Skidmore v Led Zeppelin changed US music copyright infringement rules for better or worse?

The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeal [in a 73 page judgement!] has upheld the verdict that Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ did not infringe the copyright of the song ‘Taurus’. The case on Appeal involved a number of copyright issues, including the standards for infringement, the interplay between the 1909 and 1976 Copyright Acts, the scope of copyright in music copyright and overturning the inverse ratio rule.

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