Fairness Rocks News StudioCanal Fights to Retain ‘Spinal Tap’ in Counterclaims Against Creators


Fairness Rocks News StudioCanal Fights to Retain ‘Spinal Tap’ in Counterclaims Against Creators

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Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: December 3, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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StudioCanal Fights to Retain ‘Spinal Tap’ in Counterclaims Against Creators

This Is Spinal Tap co-creators Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest may have recently settled with Universal Music Group, but that doesn’t quite mean that a potentially big copyright termination battle is finished. On Monday, Vivendi’s StudioCanal unit filed counterclaims against the creators of the 1984 cult film in a bid to have a California federal judge declare it to be a “work made for hire.”

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