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Saturday, June 24, 2017

A Decade Later, Judge Says 'Jersey Boys' Use Of Unpublished Autobiography Is Fair Use

Techdirt: We've seen some nice fair use wins lately, and here's another good one (though, I'd still argue it shouldn't have even needed fair use... but we'll get there), first written up by Eriq Gardner at The Hollywood Reporter. This is actually a lawsuit that's gone on for nearly a decade (and a dispute that's gone on for longer than that), and we first wrote about this case asking the simple question can you copyright the story of a band?

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