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Recent additions to Lost in Music

We've recently added some new case notes and updated others as cases have resolved.

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Cherry Hill Music vs Universal Music Publishing Limited

New Order wrote and recorded the song Run for their 1989 album Technique. It was remixed and released as a single under the title Run 2 the same year. John Denver's publishing company filed a lawsuit claiming that Run closely resembled his 1967 song ...

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Coffey vs Warner Chappell Music Ltd, Warner Music UK Ltd and EMI Publishing Ltd

The most recent copyright infringement case to come to trial in the UK is also the most baffling. The composer Elizabeth Coffey wrote a song called Forever After between 1995 and 1996. It was recorded and released by a musician called Peter Twomey. ...


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