Fairness Rocks News Trump Tries “Fair Use” Defense in Song Copyright Lawsuit

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Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: November 12, 2020

Original Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Trump Tries “Fair Use” Defense in Song Copyright Lawsuit

Donald Trump still thinks he can win this one. We’re of course referring to the lawsuit that was filed against his presidential campaign for using the 1983 hit “Electric Avenue” in a campaign video. On Wednesday night, amid legal challenges around the nation focused on the results of voting, Trump also filed a dismissal motion in New York court with respect to the copyright case brought by Eddy Grant. The motion argues that Trump should escape the lawsuit on fair use grounds.

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